The annual inflation rate in Paraguay fell for the fourth straight month to 8.1 percent in October of 2022 from 9.3 percent in the prior month. It was the lowest rise in consumer prices since January, strengthening expectations that inflation is past its peak of 11.8 percent in April. Costs fell for housing and utilities (-0.7 percent vs 0.2 percent) and decelerated for food and non-alcoholic beverages (10.8 percent vs 12.9 percent), transportation (14.4 percent vs 18.3 percent), and restaurants and hotels (9.9 percent vs 11.4 percent). On a monthly basis, the CPI rose by 0.4 percent, compared to the 0.1 percent drop in the prior month. source: Banco Central del Paraguay

Inflation Rate in Paraguay averaged 5.29 percent from 2005 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 13.40 percent in June of 2008 and a record low of 0.50 percent in June of 2020. This page provides - Paraguay Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Paraguay Inflation Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2022.

Inflation Rate in Paraguay is expected to be 8.20 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Paraguay Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 3.00 percent in 2023 and 2.00 percent in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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Paraguay Inflation Rate



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-10-04 07:00 PM Sep 9.3% 10.5% 9.3%
2022-11-03 04:30 PM Oct 8.1% 9.3% 7.9%
2022-12-02 05:30 PM Nov 8.1% 7.5%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Inflation Rate 8.10 9.30 percent Oct 2022
Core Inflation Rate 7.30 7.70 percent Oct 2022
Core Consumer Prices 122.90 122.30 points Oct 2022
Food Inflation 10.90 12.90 percent Oct 2022
CPI Transportation 147.00 147.10 points Oct 2022
CPI Housing Utilities 111.00 110.60 points Oct 2022
Consumer Price Index CPI 124.50 124.00 points Oct 2022
Producer Prices Change 7.16 9.50 percent Oct 2022
Producer Prices 158.80 157.00 points Oct 2022
Inflation Rate MoM 0.40 -0.10 percent Oct 2022
GDP Deflator 51339086.04 54488545.88 points Jun 2022

Paraguay Inflation Rate
In Paraguay, the important categories of Consumer Price Index are: Food (32% of the total weight), Transports (15%), and Shelter, Household Maintenance & Services (9%). Furniture & Household Equipment accounts for 8%, Miscellaneous Goods & Services for 7%, and Leisure & Culture for 6%. Others include: Restaurants & Hotels (6%), Clothing (5%), Healthcare (4%), Education (4%), Communications (3%), and Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco (1%). The national index has a base of 100 as of December 2017. The CPI reflects the prices and spending patterns registered in the metropolitan area of Asunción, which includes: Asunción, Luque, Fernando de la Mora, Lambaré, San Lorenzo and Capiatá, and which accounts for 43.5 percent of the urban population of the country.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
8.10 9.30 13.40 0.50 2005 - 2022 percent Monthly
2007M12=100, NSA

News Stream
Paraguay Inflation Slows for 4th Month
The annual inflation rate in Paraguay fell for the fourth straight month to 8.1 percent in October of 2022 from 9.3 percent in the prior month. It was the lowest rise in consumer prices since January, strengthening expectations that inflation is past its peak of 11.8 percent in April. Costs fell for housing and utilities (-0.7 percent vs 0.2 percent) and decelerated for food and non-alcoholic beverages (10.8 percent vs 12.9 percent), transportation (14.4 percent vs 18.3 percent), and restaurants and hotels (9.9 percent vs 11.4 percent). On a monthly basis, the CPI rose by 0.4 percent, compared to the 0.1 percent drop in the prior month.
2022-11-03
Paraguay Inflation Falls to 9.3%
The annual inflation rate in Paraguay eased for the third straight month to 9.3 percent in September of 2022, from 10.5 percent in the previous month. It was the lowest reading since February, mainly due to slowing prices of restaurants and hotels (11.4 percent vs 12.2 percent in August), food & non-alcoholic beverages (12.9 percent vs 16.1 percent), and housing & utilities (0.2 percent vs 4.0 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices fell 0.1 percent, following a 0.4 percent rise in the previous month. This month's reading follows a general feeling among investors that inflation is peaking.
2022-10-04
Paraguay August Inflation Rate at 5-Month Low
The annual inflation rate in Paraguay eased for the second straight month to 10.5 percent in August of 2022, from 11.1 percent in the previous month. It was the lowest reading since March, mainly due to slowing prices of transport (18.5 percent vs 20.9 percent in July), food & non-alcoholic beverages (16.1 percent vs 16.7 percent) and housing & utilities (4 percent vs 4.3 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.4 percent, following a 0.7 percent rise in the previous month.
2022-09-02