The inflation rate in Nepal was recorded at 6 percent in July of 2019. Inflation Rate in Nepal averaged 8.18 percent from 1964 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 30.42 percent in May of 1966 and a record low of -11.54 percent in May of 1967.

Inflation Rate in Nepal is expected to be 4.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Nepal to stand at 5.20 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Nepal Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 6.30 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

Nepal Inflation Rate
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Nepal Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 6.00 6.20 30.42 -11.54 percent [+]
Import Prices 116.90 117.00 119.20 96.80 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 6.30 6.70 21.42 -1.00 percent [+]
Export Prices 167.50 167.00 172.40 132.80 Index Points [+]
Consumer Price Index Cpi 128.55 127.74 128.55 92.20 Index Points [+]

Nepal Inflation Rate

In Nepal, the most important categories in the consumer price index are food and beverages (43.91 percent of the total weight) and housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (20.3 percent). The index also includes: education (7.4 percent); clothing and footwear (7.1 percent); transport (5.3 percent); furnishings, housing equipment (4.3 percent); healthcare (3.5 percent); communication (2.8 percent); miscellaneous goods and services (2.8 percent) and recreation and culture (2.5 percent). This page provides the latest reported value for - Nepal Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Nepal Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
6.00 6.20 30.42 -11.54 1964 - 2019 percent Monthly

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Argentina 53.60 Aug/19
Australia 1.60 Jun/19
Brazil 3.43 Aug/19
Canada 1.90 Aug/19
China 2.80 Aug/19
Euro Area 1.00 Aug/19
France 1.00 Aug/19
Germany 1.40 Aug/19
India 3.21 Aug/19
Indonesia 3.49 Aug/19
Italy 0.40 Aug/19
Japan 0.30 Aug/19
Mexico 3.16 Aug/19
Netherlands 2.80 Aug/19
Russia 4.30 Aug/19
Saudi Arabia -1.30 Jul/19
Singapore 0.40 Jul/19
South Africa 4.30 Aug/19
South Korea 0.00 Aug/19
Spain 0.30 Aug/19
Switzerland 0.30 Aug/19
Turkey 15.01 Aug/19
United Kingdom 1.70 Aug/19
United States 1.70 Aug/19