The annual inflation rate in Kyrgyzstan fell to 7.2 percent in May of 2020 from 8.6 percent in the previous month. Prices slowed mostly for food & non-alcoholic beverages (13.3 percent vs 16.3 percent in April); clothing & footwear (2.4 percent vs 2.8 percent) and health (4.4 percent vs 4.9 percent). In addition, transport costs fell further (-2.6 percent vs -0.3 percent). Meanwhile, inflation edged higher for housing & utilities (5.6 percent vs 5.5 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices decreased 1.2 percent, after rising 2.2 percent in the previous month.

Inflation Rate in Kyrgyzstan averaged 6.68 percent from 2003 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 32.45 percent in July of 2008 and a record low of -0.70 percent in February of 2019. This page provides the latest reported value for - Kyrgyzstan Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Kyrgyzstan Inflation Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2020.

Inflation Rate in Kyrgyzstan is expected to be 5.60 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Kyrgyzstan to stand at 4.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Kyrgyzstan Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 5.00 percent in 2021, according to our econometric models.

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Kyrgyzstan Inflation Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7.20 8.60 32.45 -0.70 2003 - 2020 percent Monthly
2005=100


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-03-18 12:00 AM Feb 4.1% 3.2% 4.6%
2020-04-13 09:00 AM Mar 5.9% 4.1% 5.9%
2020-05-14 09:00 AM Apr 8.6% 5.9% 7.7%
2020-06-15 09:00 AM May 7.2% 8.6% 8.8%
2020-07-13 09:00 AM Jun 7.2% 5.6%
2020-08-12 09:00 AM Jul
2020-09-14 09:00 AM Aug
2020-10-12 09:00 AM Sep 3.1%


News Stream
Kyrgyzstan May Inflation Rate Slows to 7.2%
The annual inflation rate in Kyrgyzstan fell to 7.2 percent in May of 2020 from 8.6 percent in the previous month. Prices slowed mostly for food & non-alcoholic beverages (13.3 percent vs 16.3 percent in April); clothing & footwear (2.4 percent vs 2.8 percent) and health (4.4 percent vs 4.9 percent). In addition, transport costs fell further (-2.6 percent vs -0.3 percent). Meanwhile, inflation edged higher for housing & utilities (5.6 percent vs 5.5 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices decreased 1.2 percent, after rising 2.2 percent in the previous month.
2020-06-15
Kyrgyzstan April Inflation Rate at Over 5-Year High of 8.6%
The annual inflation rate in Kyrgyzstan soared to 8.6 percent in April of 2020 from 5.9 percent in the previous month. This was the steepest inflation rate since February of 2015, amid higher prices of food & non-alcoholic beverages (16.3 percent vs 10.8 percent in March); housing & utilities (5.5 percent vs 3.4 percent) and health (4.9 percent vs 3.8 percent), likely influenced by lockdown measures to contain the coronavirus pandemic. Meantime, transport cost decreased at a softer pace (-0.3 percent vs -1.7 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices inched up 2.2 percent, after rising 1.5 percent in the previous month.
2020-05-14
Kyrgyzstan March Inflation Rate at 4-1/2-Year High of 5.9%
The annual inflation rate in Kyrgyzstan picked up to 5.9 percent in March of 2020 from 4.1 percent in the previous month. It was the highest inflation rate since September of 2015, pushed up by prices of food & non-alcoholic beverages (10.8 percent vs 7.5 percent in February); clothing & footwear (1.5 percent vs 0.6 percent); alcoholic beverages & tobacco (5.3 percent vs 4.5 percent); housing & utilities (3.4 percent vs 2.4 percent). Also, transport cost fell at a softer pace (-1.7 percent vs -1.9 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices advanced 1.5 percent, after increasing 0.6 percent in the preceding month.
2020-04-13
Kyrgyzstan Inflation Rate at Over 2-Year High
The annual inflation rate in Kyrgyzstan edged up to 4.1 percent in February of 2020 from 3.2 percent in the previous month. This was the highest inflation rate since June of 2017, as prices advanced faster for food & non-alcoholic beverages (7.5 percent vs 6.2 percent in January); clothing & footwear (0.6 percent vs 0.5 percent); alcoholic beverages & tobacco (4.5 percent vs 2.9 percent) and housing & utilities (2.4 percent vs 1.8 percent). Also, transport cost dropped at a softer pace (-1.9 percent vs -2.5 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.6 percent, the same as in the previous month.
2020-03-18

Kyrgyzstan Inflation Rate
In Kyrgyzstan, the main components of the consumer price index are: food and non-alcoholic beverages (46.7 percent of the total weight); clothing and footwear (14.1 percent) and alcoholic beverages and tobacco (12 percent). Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels account for 8.2 percent; transport and communications for 5.8 percent and household appliances and equipment for 3.8 percent. Others include: miscellaneous goods and services (2.9 percent); health care and education (2.5 percent); restaurants and hotels (2.4 percent) and leisure and culture (1.4 percent). The CPI reflects the prices and spending patterns registered in the 8 main urban areas of the country.