Peru Inflation September 2021


Peru: Inflation hits highest level since February 2009 in September

October 7, 2021

Consumer prices rose 0.40% over the previous month in September, a smaller increase than the 0.98% rise logged in August.

Inflation came in at 5.2% in September, up from August’s 5.0%. September's figure represented the highest inflation rate since February 2009. Annual average inflation rose to 3.0% in September (August: 2.7%). Lastly, core inflation remained at 2.6% in September, matching the previous month's reading.

FocusEconomics’ analysts forecast inflation to end 2021 at 4.2%, up 1.0 percentage points from last month’s forecast, and end 2022 at 2.9%.


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Peru Inflation September 2021

Note: Month-on-month and year-on-year variation of consumer price index in %.
Source: Peru National Statistical Institute (INEI).

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