Inflation rate stands at 8.2%: statistical center

January 23, 2018

TEHRAN- The Statistical Center of Iran announced that the inflation rate for the 12-month period ended on the last day of the tenth Iranian calendar month Dey (January 20) compared to the same period in the previous year hit 8.2 percent.

The figure shows 0.2 percent rise compared to the 12-month period ended on the last day of the ninth calendar month Azar (December 21, 2017), IRIB news reported.

The center also put the inflation rate at 8.1 percent and 9.2 percent in the urban areas and rural regions, respectively, during the mentioned period of time and announced that the rates for the whole country and urban areas show 0.2 percent and 0.3 percent increase, respectively, while there is no change for the rural areas compared to the 12-month period ended on the last day of Azar.

Point-to-point inflation rate stood at 8.5 percent in the whole country and urban areas and at 8.2 percent in the rural regions, respectively, showing 0.4 percent fall in the whole country and urban areas and 0.8 percent decrease in the rural areas from the previous 12-month period. 

The Statistical Center of Iran has put the country’s inflation rate at 9.8 percent in the past Iranian calendar year 1395 (ended on March 20, 2017), showing 4.5 percent drop from its preceding year.

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