The annual inflation rate in Bangladesh eased to 7.48 percent in July of 2022 from 7.56 percent in the previous month. Prices rose at a softer pace for food (8.19 percent vs. 8.37 percent in June), but they increased faster for non-food products (6.39 percent vs. 6.33 percent). Monthly, consumer prices went up 0.44 percent, easing from a 1.45 percent gain in June. source: Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics

Inflation Rate in Bangladesh averaged 6.34 percent from 1994 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 12.72 percent in December of 1998 and a record low of -0.03 percent in December of 1996. This page provides the latest reported value for - Bangladesh Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Bangladesh Inflation Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2022.

Inflation Rate in Bangladesh is expected to be 7.20 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Bangladesh Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 5.80 percent in 2023 and 5.40 percent in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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Bangladesh Inflation Rate



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-07-19 09:30 AM Jun 7.56% 7.42% 7.9%
2022-08-24 10:00 AM Jul 7.48% 7.56% 7.3%
2022-10-06 10:00 AM Aug 7.48% 7.2%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Inflation Rate 7.48 7.56 percent Jul 2022
Consumer Price Index CPI 315.13 313.76 points Jul 2022
GDP Deflator 130.84 249.42 points Dec 2022
Producer Prices 2180.00 2082.00 points Jun 2006
Inflation Rate MoM 0.44 1.45 percent Jul 2022
Food Inflation 8.19 8.37 percent Jul 2022
CPI Transportation 325.44 324.72 points Jul 2022

Bangladesh Inflation Rate
In Bangladesh, the most important categories in the consumer price index are food, non-alcoholic beverages and tobacco (59 percent of the total weight) and gross rent, fuel and lighting (16.9 percent). The index also includes: clothing and footwear (6.9 percent); transport and communication (4.2 percent), recreation, entertainment, education & cultural services (4.1 percent); miscellaneous goods and services (3.6 percent); medical care and health expenses (2.8 percent) and furnishing (2.7 percent).
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7.48 7.56 12.72 -0.03 1994 - 2022 percent Monthly
2005/06=100, NSA

News Stream
Bangladesh Inflation Rate Eases in July
The annual inflation rate in Bangladesh eased to 7.48 percent in July of 2022 from 7.56 percent in the previous month. Prices rose at a softer pace for food (8.19 percent vs. 8.37 percent in June), but they increased faster for non-food products (6.39 percent vs. 6.33 percent). Monthly, consumer prices went up 0.44 percent, easing from a 1.45 percent gain in June.
2022-08-24
Bangladesh Inflation Rate Climbs to 9-Year High
The annual inflation rate in Bangladesh climbed to 7.56 percent in June of 2022 from 7.42 percent in the previous month. It was the highest inflation rate since July of 2013, underpinned by soaring prices of both food items (8.37 percent vs 8.30 percent in May) and non-food items (6.33 percent vs 6.08 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 1.45 percent, the highest since September last year after declining 0.99 percent in May.
2022-07-19
Bangladesh Inflation Rate Quickens to 8-Year High
The annual inflation rate in Bangladesh shot up to 7.42 percent in May of 2022 from 6.29 percent in the previous month. It was the highest inflation rate since May of 2014, underpinned by soaring prices of food (8.30 percent vs 6.23 percent in April). Meanwhile, the cost of non-food products slowed a bit (6.08 percent vs 6.39 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices were down by 0.99 percent, the most since May last year, after increasing 0.73 percent in the previous month.
2022-06-20