Consumer Price Index CPI in Afghanistan increased to 122.30 points in March from 121.74 points in February of 2021. source: Central Statistics Organization of Afghanistan

Consumer Price Index CPI in Afghanistan averaged 112.84 points from 2015 until 2021, 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 May of 2021.

Consumer Price Index CPI in Afghanistan is expected to be 122.42 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 127.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Afghanistan Consumer Price Index (CPI) is projected to trend around 132.46 points in 2022 and 138.16 points in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Afghanistan Consumer Price Index (CPI)

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
122.30 121.74 124.91 103.60 2015 - 2021 points Monthly
2015M4=100, NSA

Afghanistan Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 4.40 4.10 13.97 -18.39 percent [+]
Core Inflation Rate 3.90 2.90 10.50 -3.69 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 122.30 121.74 124.91 103.60 points [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 107.60 107.70 110.90 100.30 points [+]
Cpi Transportation 105.00 100.20 119.80 96.30 points [+]
Food Inflation 5.00 5.30 16.60 -5.94 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 269.60 262.40 269.60 100.00 points [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.50 -0.50 7.27 -42.98 percent [+]

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).