The inflation rate in Afghanistan was recorded at 6.30 percent in May of 2020.

Inflation Rate in Afghanistan averaged 3.76 percent from 2005 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 13.97 percent in April of 2011 and a record low of -18.39 percent in May of 2009. This page provides the latest reported value for - Afghanistan Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Afghanistan Inflation Rate - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on August of 2020. source: Central Statistics Organization of Afghanistan

Inflation Rate in Afghanistan is expected to be 10.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Afghanistan to stand at 2.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Afghanistan Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 4.50 percent in 2021 and 5.30 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Afghanistan Inflation Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
6.30 8.70 13.97 -18.39 2005 - 2020 percent Monthly
2015M4=100, NSA

Afghanistan Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 6.30 8.70 13.97 -18.39 percent [+]
Core Inflation Rate -0.20 1.00 10.50 -3.69 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -1.20 6.60 7.27 -42.98 percent [+]
Food Inflation 12.90 16.60 16.60 -5.94 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 269.60 262.40 269.60 100.00 points [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 122.47 123.47 124.91 103.60 points [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 103.60 106.10 110.90 100.30 points [+]
Cpi Transportation 102.10 109.10 119.80 97.00 points [+]


Afghanistan Inflation Rate
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).