Inflation, CPI (Average) rose to 7.48% in Pakistan in 2019

Inflation, CPI (Average) (%)
Economy | Pakistan | January 01, 2020
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Average inflation measured by CPI reached 7.48 % in 2019 in Pakistan, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 90.5 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, average inflation measured by CPI in Pakistan reached an all time high of 7.48 % in 2019 and an all time low of -0.005 % in 1962. When compared to Pakistan's main peers, average inflation measured by CPI in Afghanistan amounted to 4.00 %, 2.38 % in China, 4.89 % in India and 34.1 % in Iran in 2019.

Pakistan has been ranked 28th within the group of 174 countries we follow in terms of average inflation measured by CPI, 15 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Inflation as measured by the consumer price index (CPI) reflects the annual percentage change in the cost to the average consumer of acquiring a basket of goods and services that may be fixed or changed at specified intervals, such as yearly.

Inflation, CPI (Average) Unit 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Afghanistan % 0.050% 3.00% 4.00% 5.04% 5.00%
Bangladesh % 0.057% 5.96% 6.15% 6.06% 5.81%
China % 0.016% 2.19% 2.38% 2.65% 2.80%
India % 0.025% 4.74% 4.89% 4.57% 4.26%
Iran % 0.100% 29.6% 34.1% 24.2% 17.5%
Iraq % 0.002% 2.00% 2.00% 2.00% 2.00%
Japan % 0.005% 1.20% 1.32% 1.66% 1.05%
Pakistan % 0.041% 3.93% 7.48% 6.47% 5.00%
Russia % 0.037% 2.83% 5.09% 4.80% 4.80%
Sri Lanka % 0.077% 4.85% 4.75% 4.85% 4.90%
Tajikistan % 7.31% 5.83% 5.50% 6.00% 6.00%
Turkmenistan % 8.04% 9.45% 8.24% 6.00% 6.00%
USA % 0.021% 2.40% 2.15% 2.30% 2.19%