Inflation Rate in Afghanistan decreased to 13.60 percent in September from 16.70 percent in August of 2022. source: National Statistics and Information Authority (NSIA)

Inflation Rate in Afghanistan averaged 6.65 percent from 2005 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 47.83 percent in May of 2008 and a record low of -18.37 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 December of 2022.

Inflation Rate in Afghanistan is expected to be 20.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Afghanistan Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 9.20 percent in 2023 and 4.50 percent in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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Afghanistan Inflation Rate

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Inflation Rate 13.60 16.70 percent Sep 2022
Core Inflation Rate 9.46 10.21 percent Sep 2022
Food Inflation 17.59 23.15 percent Sep 2022
CPI Transportation 180.50 183.20 points Sep 2022
CPI Housing Utilities 106.40 107.10 points Sep 2022
Consumer Price Index CPI 146.60 146.90 points Sep 2022
Inflation Rate MoM -0.20 -1.22 percent Sep 2022
GDP Deflator 269.60 262.40 points Dec 2018

Afghanistan Inflation Rate
In Afghanistan, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) is divided into two main groups: Non-Food Items, accounting for 52.2 percent of total CPI and Food Items making up the remaining 47.8 percent. The non-food items are mainly composed of: housing (19.1 percent), household goods (11.9 percent), health (6.2 percent), clothing (4.6 percent) and transportation (4.3 percent). The most important food items are: bread and cereals (14.6 percent), meat (7.5 percent), vegetables (6 percent) and fresh and dried fruits (5 percent).
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
13.60 16.70 47.83 -18.37 2005 - 2022 percent Monthly