Development of inflation rates in Pakistan
The inflation rate for consumer prices in Pakistan moved over the past 39 years between 2.5% and 20.3%. For 2018, an inflation rate of 5.1% was calculated.
During the observation period from 1979 to 2018, the average inflation rate was 8.3%
per year. Overall, the price increase was 2,092.57 %. An item that cost 100 Rupee in 1979 was so charged 2,192.57 Rupee in the beginning of 2019.
In only a very few countries, the price increase is that high. The rate of 20.3% in 2008 means, that compared to the previous year all prices have been increased by an average of 20.3%. In comparison to other countries, the drastic price increases are no longer on average. Usually this is a sign of political and economic turmoil.Back to overview: Pakistan