Inflation in Peru

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Peru - Inflation

Inflation hits highest level since February 2009 in September

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%.

Peru - Inflation Data

2015   2016   2017   2018   2019  
Inflation Rate (CPI, annual variation in %)3.6  3.6  2.8  1.3  2.1  

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Peru Inflation Chart

Peru Inflation
Note: Annual variation of consumer price index (CPI) in %.
Source: Peru National Statistical Institute and FocusEconomics calculations.

Peru Facts

Value Change Date
Bond Yield0.0-0.60 %Nov 08
Exchange Rate3.31-0.06 %Jan 01

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