Afghanistan Inflation Rate


The inflation rate in Afghanistan was recorded at 4.10 percent in February of 2017. Inflation Rate in Afghanistan averaged 4.05 percent from 2005 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 13.97 percent in April of 2011 and a record low of -18.39 percent in May of 2009.


Afghanistan Inflation Rate

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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). 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 – actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases – was last updated on March of 2017.