Inflation Rate in Pakistan increased to 11.50 percent in November from 9.20 percent in October of 2021. source: Pakistan Bureau of Statistics

Inflation Rate in Pakistan averaged 7.84 percent from 1957 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 37.81 percent in December of 1973 and a record low of -10.32 percent in February of 1959. This page provides the latest reported value for - Pakistan Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Pakistan Inflation Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2021.

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Pakistan Inflation Rate

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-11-01 11:00 AM Oct 9.2% 9.0% 9%
2021-11-30 01:10 PM Nov 11.5% 9.2% 9.6%
2022-02-01 07:15 AM Jan

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Inflation Rate 11.50 9.20 percent Nov/21
Consumer Price Index CPI 153.60 150.74 points Oct/21
Producer Prices 182.62 175.20 points Oct/21
Inflation Rate Mom 3.00 1.90 percent Nov/21
Producer Prices Change 27.00 21.20 percent Nov/21
Food Inflation 8.30 10.21 percent Oct/21
CPI Transportation 159.97 151.96 points Oct/21
CPI Housing Utilities 148.81 145.34 points Oct/21

News Stream
Pakistan Inflation Rate Quickens in October
The annual inflation rate in Pakistan edged up to 9.2 percent in October of 2021 from 9.0 percent in the previous month. It was the fastest inflation rate since last June, mainly driven by prices of food & non-alcoholic beverages (8.3 percent vs 10.2 percent in September) and housing & utilities (12.0 percent vs 9.7 percent). Upward pressure also came from prices of transport (14.4 percent vs 9.1 percent); clothing & footwear (9.3 percent vs 9.2 percent); restaurants & hotels (8.3 percent vs 7.8 percent); and miscellaneous goods & services (8.7 percent vs 7.4 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices advanced 1.9 percent, easing from a 14-month high of 2.1 percent.
Pakistan Inflation Rate at 3-Month High of 9%
The annual inflation rate in Pakistan increased to 9.0 percent in September 2021 from 8.4 percent in the previous month, pointing to the highest inflation since June, due mainly to a faster rise in prices of food & non-alcoholic beverages (10.2 percent vs 10.0 percent in August), housing & utilities (9.7 percent vs 8.0 percent) and transport (9.1 percent vs 8.1 percent). Also, prices advanced more for restaurants & hotels (7.8 percent vs 7.3 percent), and miscellaneous goods & services (7.4 percent vs 5.9 percent), while communication inflation was steady (at 2.8 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices were up 2.1 percent, the highest in 14 months, accelerating from a 0.6 percent rise in the month prior.
Pakistan Inflation Rate Steady at 8.4%
The annual inflation rate in Pakistan remained at 8.4 percent in August of 2021, unchanged from last month. Inflation slightly advanced for food & non-alcoholic beverages (10.0 percent vs 8.2 percent in July) while slowed for housing & utilities (8.0 percent vs 9.1 percent), restaurants & hotels (7.3 percent vs 8.5 percent), transport (8.1 percent vs 10.5 percent) and miscellaneous goods & services (5.9 percent vs 9.3 percent). On the other hand, communication inflation was unchanged at 2.8 percent. On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged up 0.6 percent, after a 1.3 percent gain in the month prior.

Pakistan Inflation Rate
In Pakistan, most important categories in the consumer price index are food and non-alcoholic beverages (35 percent of total weight); housing, water, electricity, gas and fuels (29 percent); clothing and footwear (8 percent) and transport (7 percent). The index also includes furnishings and household equipment (4 percent), education (4 percent), communication (3 percent) and health (2 percent). The remaining 8 percent is composed by: recreation and culture, restaurants and hotels, alcoholic beverages and tobacco and other goods and services.