Consumer Price Index CPI in Afghanistan decreased to 119.69 points in September from 120.70 points in August of 2020. source: Central Statistics Organization of Afghanistan

Consumer Price Index CPI in Afghanistan averaged 111.93 points from 2015 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 124.91 points in April of 2020 and a record low of 103.60 points in November of 2015. This page provides the latest reported value for - Afghanistan Consumer Price Index (CPI) - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Afghanistan Consumer Price Index (CPI) - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on November of 2020.

Consumer Price Index CPI in Afghanistan is expected to be 123.37 points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Consumer Price Index CPI in Afghanistan to stand at 124.92 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Afghanistan Consumer Price Index (CPI) is projected to trend around 129.91 points in 2021 and 135.01 points in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Afghanistan Consumer Price Index (CPI)

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
119.69 120.70 124.91 103.60 2015 - 2020 points Monthly
2015M4=100, NSA

Afghanistan Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 5.70 5.90 13.97 -18.39 percent [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.10 0.30 10.50 -3.69 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.80 -0.30 7.27 -42.98 percent [+]
Food Inflation 9.40 10.90 16.60 -5.94 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 269.60 262.40 269.60 100.00 points [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 119.69 120.70 124.91 103.60 points [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 105.70 105.40 110.90 100.30 points [+]
Cpi Transportation 96.60 96.60 119.80 96.60 points [+]

Afghanistan Consumer Price Index (CPI)
In Afghanistan, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) is divided into two main groups: Food Items, accounting for 61.3 percent of total CPI and Non-Food Items making up the remaining 38.7 percent. The most important food items are: bread and cereals (28 percent), meat (6 percent), milk, cheese and eggs (5.6 percent) and oil and fats (5.3 percent). The non-food items are mainly composed of: housing (17.2 percent), clothing (7.2 percent), household goods (7 percent), transportation (2.3 percent), and health (2 percent).