The annual inflation rate in Iran jumped to 31.4 percent in September of 2018 from 24.2 percent in the previous month. It is the highest inflation rate since November of 2013. Prices advanced faster for all main categories: housing & utilities (12.3 percent from 11.6 percent in August); food & beverages (46.5 percent from 35.9 percent); transport (54.9 percent from 35.9 percent); furniture & household equipment (52.6 percent from 37.5 percent); clothing & footwear (28.1 percent from 19.5 percent); health (17.1 percent from 15.2 percent); recreation & culture (70 percent from 51.6 percent); education (14.5 percent from 14.2 percent); restaurant & hotels (23.7 percent from 16.9 percent); communication (43.2 percent from 23.5 percent); tobacco (125.6 percent from 114.4 percent) and miscellaneous goods & services (43.4 percent from 32.7 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices climbed 6.1 percent, following a 5.5 percent rise in August. Inflation Rate in Iran averaged 13.92 percent from 1957 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 59.02 percent in May of 1995 and a record low of -3.27 percent in April of 1958.

Inflation Rate in Iran is expected to be 45.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Iran to stand at 32.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Iran Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 18.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-08-21 02:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 18% 13.7% 14%
2018-09-25 03:15 AM Inflation Rate YoY 24.2% 18% 18.5%
2018-10-20 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 31.4% 24.2% 25%
2018-11-27 01:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 31.4% 36.3%
2018-12-26 07:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 41%


Iran Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 31.40 24.20 59.02 -3.27 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 141.90 133.80 141.90 0.90 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 176.00 157.80 277.30 56.28 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 46.50 35.90 57.90 1.80 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 6.05 5.52 7.69 -4.17 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 120.40 118.60 120.40 99.00 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 164.00 143.10 164.00 99.50 Index Points [+]


Iran Inflation Rate

In Iran, the most important categories in the consumer price index are Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (29 percent of total weight) and Food and beverages (28.5 percent of total weight). Others include: Transport (11.97 percent); Furnishings, household equipment and routine household maintenance (6 percent); Clothing and footwear (6 percent) and Health (5.5 percent). The smallest groups are Recreation and culture; Education; Restaurants and hotels; Communication; Tobacco at and Miscellaneous services and goods. This page provides the latest reported value for - Iran Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Iran Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
31.40 24.20 59.02 -3.27 1957 - 2018 percent Monthly
2016=100




Country Last
Argentina 45.50 Oct/18
Australia 1.90 Sep/18
Brazil 4.56 Oct/18
Canada 2.20 Sep/18
China 2.50 Oct/18
Euro Area 2.20 Oct/18
France 2.20 Oct/18
Germany 2.50 Oct/18
India 3.31 Oct/18
Indonesia 3.16 Oct/18
Italy 1.60 Oct/18
Japan 1.20 Sep/18
Mexico 4.90 Oct/18
Netherlands 2.10 Oct/18
Russia 3.50 Oct/18
Saudi Arabia 2.10 Sep/18
Singapore 0.70 Sep/18
South Africa 5.10 Oct/18
South Korea 2.00 Oct/18
Spain 2.30 Oct/18
Switzerland 1.10 Oct/18
Turkey 25.24 Oct/18
United Kingdom 2.40 Oct/18
United States 2.50 Oct/18


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