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South Korea Inflation Data: Rate, CPI, Food, Harmonised

South Korea Inflation Indicators

Indicator Data Period
Consumer Price Index (CPI) 109 index points Aug/22
Food Inflation 7.99 % Aug/22
Inflation Rate YoY 5.6 % Sep/22
Inflation Rate Mom 0.3 % Sep/22
Core Consumer Prices 107 Index Points Aug/22
Core Inflation Rate 4.43 % Aug/22
CPI Housing Utilities 107 Index Points Aug/22
CPI Transportation 117 Index Points Aug/22
Inflation Expectations 4.2 % Sep/22


Latest data on Consumer Price Index (CPI) (index points)

Consumer Price Index (CPI)
                     South Korea - Historical Data (index points)

What is CPI Index in South Korea?

  • Consumer Price Index in South Korea remained unchanged at 109 index points in August 2022. The maximum level was 107 index points and minimum was 2.63 index points.
  • Data published Monthly by Statistics.

Historical Data (index points) by years

Data
Period
Date
109 Aug/22 03.09.2022
109 Jul/22 06.08.2022
108 Jun/22 09.07.2022
108 May/22 04.06.2022
107 Apr/22 07.05.2022
106 Mar/22 09.04.2022
105 Feb/22 05.03.2022
105 Jan/22 05.02.2022


Historical Chart by presidents (index points)

Consumer Price Index (CPI) in South Korea by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Mun Jaei-n 10.05.2017 - 102.8000 104.3800 104.3800 102.6700 1.54%
Park Geun-hye 25.02.2013 - 10.05.2017 98.0800 102.6600 102.7900 97.7300 4.67%
Lee Myung-bak 25.02.2008 - 25.02.2013 84.0900 97.7500 97.7500 84.0900 16.24%
Roh Moo-hyun 25.02.2003 - 25.02.2008 72.9600 83.7800 83.7800 72.9600 14.83%
Kim Dae-jung 25.02.1998 - 25.02.2003 64.7800 72.5600 72.5600 64.2900 12.01%
Kim Youngs-am 25.02.1993 - 25.02.1998 48.2300 63.6900 63.6900 48.2300 32.05%
Roh Tae-woo 25.02.1988 - 25.02.1993 34.5800 47.9100 47.9100 34.5800 38.55%


Latest data on Food Inflation (%)

Food Inflation
                     South Korea - Historical Data (%)

What is Food Inflation in South Korea?

  • Food Inflation in South Korea increased by 7.99 % in August 2022 over the same month in the previous year. The maximum level was 6434 % and minimum was -4.5 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
7.99 Aug/22 03.09.2022
7.99 Jul/22 06.08.2022
6.54 Jun/22 09.07.2022
6.02 May/22 06.06.2022
3.3 Mar/22 05.04.2022
6.2 Dec/21 18.01.2022
5.6 Aug/21 02.09.2021
6.4 Jul/21 03.08.2021


Historical Chart by YoY presidents (%)

Food Inflation in South Korea by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Mun Jaei-n 10.05.2017 - 3.4000 2.5000 7.4000 -0.3000 -26.47%
Park Geun-hye 25.02.2013 - 10.05.2017 3.2500 2.6000 5.6000 -1.8100 -20.00%
Lee Myung-bak 25.02.2008 - 25.02.2013 1.6500 2.3500 12.8800 0.4300 42.42%
Roh Moo-hyun 25.02.2003 - 25.02.2008 3.0800 3.0700 13.3500 -1.1800 -0.32%
Kim Dae-jung 25.02.1998 - 25.02.2003 9.7300 4.9300 11.8700 -1.7700 -49.33%
Kim Youngs-am 25.02.1993 - 25.02.1998 0.4300 8.6700 13.4700 -0.5500 1916.28%
Roh Tae-woo 25.02.1988 - 25.02.1993 15.2500 1.0400 15.6200 0.4400 -93.18%


Latest data on Inflation Rate YoY (%)

Inflation Rate YoY
                     South Korea - Historical Data (%)

What is Inflation Rate in South Korea?

  • Inflation Rate in South Korea increased by 5.6 % in September 2022 over the same month in the previous year. The maximum level was 32.5 % and minimum was -0.4 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
5.6 Sep/22 05.10.2022
5.7 Aug/22 02.09.2022
6.3 Jul/22 02.08.2022
6 Jun/22 04.07.2022
5.4 May/22 03.06.2022
4.8 Apr/22 03.05.2022
4.1 Mar/22 05.04.2022
3.7 Feb/22 04.03.2022


Historical Chart by YoY presidents (%)

Inflation Rate YoY in South Korea by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Mun Jaei-n 10.05.2017 - 2.0000 1.5000 2.6000 1.5000 -25.00%
Park Geun-hye 25.02.2013 - 10.05.2017 1.6000 1.9000 2.2000 0.4000 18.75%
Lee Myung-bak 25.02.2008 - 25.02.2013 3.6000 1.6000 5.9000 1.3000 -55.56%
Roh Moo-hyun 25.02.2003 - 25.02.2008 3.9000 3.9000 4.8000 1.7000 0.00%
Kim Dae-jung 25.02.1998 - 25.02.2003 9.5000 3.8000 9.5000 0.2000 -60.00%
Kim Youngs-am 25.02.1993 - 25.02.1998 4.6000 8.3000 8.3000 3.4000 80.43%
Roh Tae-woo 25.02.1988 - 25.02.1993 7.8000 4.5000 10.1000 4.4000 -42.31%


Latest data on Inflation Rate Mom (%)

Inflation Rate Mom
                     South Korea - Historical Data (%)

What is inflation rate in South Korea 2022?

  • Inflation Rate in South Korea increased by 0.3 % in September 2022 over the previous month. The maximum level was 5.29 % and minimum was -2.52 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
0.3 Sep/22 05.10.2022
-0.1 Aug/22 02.09.2022
0.5 Jul/22 02.08.2022
0.6 Jun/22 04.07.2022
0.7 May/22 03.06.2022
0.7 Apr/22 03.05.2022
0.7 Mar/22 05.04.2022
0.6 Feb/22 04.03.2022


Historical Chart by MoM presidents (%)

Inflation Rate Mom in South Korea by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Mun Jaei-n 10.05.2017 - 0.1000 0.1000 0.1000 0.1000 0.00%


Latest data on Core Consumer Prices (Index Points)

Core Consumer Prices
                     South Korea - Historical Data (Index Points)

What is Core CPI in South Korea?

  • Core Consumer Prices in South Korea increased to 107 Index Points in August 2022. The maximum level was 108 Index Points and minimum was 9.61 Index Points.
  • Data published Monthly by Statistics.

Historical Data (Index Points) by years

Data
Period
Date
107 Aug/22 03.09.2022
106 Jul/22 06.08.2022
106 Jun/22 09.07.2022
106 May/22 04.06.2022
105 Apr/22 07.05.2022
104 Mar/22 09.04.2022
104 Feb/22 05.03.2022
104 Jan/22 05.02.2022


Historical Chart by presidents (Index Points)

Core Consumer Prices in South Korea by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Core Inflation Rate (%)

Core Inflation Rate
                     South Korea - Historical Data (%)

What is South Korea Core Inflation Rate?

  • Core Inflation Rate in South Korea increased by 4.43 % in August 2022. The maximum level was 30.5 % and minimum was -0.4 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
4.43 Aug/22 03.09.2022
4.47 Jul/22 06.08.2022
4.41 Jun/22 09.07.2022
4.1 May/22 06.06.2022
3.3 Mar/22 05.04.2022
2.7 Dec/21 18.01.2022
1.3 Aug/21 02.09.2021
1.5 Jun/21 07.07.2021


Historical Chart by YoY presidents (%)

Core Inflation Rate in South Korea by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on CPI Housing Utilities (Index Points)

CPI Housing Utilities
                     South Korea - Historical Data (Index Points)

What is South Korea CPI Index for Housing Utilities?

  • CPI Housing Utilities in South Korea remained unchanged at 107 Index Points in August 2022. The maximum level was 105 Index Points and minimum was 31.61 Index Points.
  • Data published Monthly by Statistics.

Historical Data (Index Points) by years

Data
Period
Date
107 Aug/22 03.09.2022
107 Jul/22 06.08.2022
107 Jun/22 09.07.2022
106 May/22 04.06.2022
106 Apr/22 07.05.2022
105 Mar/22 09.04.2022
104 Feb/22 05.03.2022
104 Jan/22 05.02.2022


Historical Chart by presidents (Index Points)

CPI Housing Utilities in South Korea by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on CPI Transportation (Index Points)

CPI Transportation
                     South Korea - Historical Data (Index Points)

What is South Korea CPI Index for Transportation?

  • CPI Transportation in South Korea decreased to 117 Index Points in August 2022. The maximum level was 113 Index Points and minimum was 27.63 Index Points.
  • Data published Monthly by Statistics.

Historical Data (Index Points) by years

Data
Period
Date
117 Aug/22 03.09.2022
123 Jul/22 06.08.2022
123 Jun/22 09.07.2022
120 May/22 04.06.2022
119 Apr/22 07.05.2022
117 Mar/22 09.04.2022
111 Feb/22 05.03.2022
109 Jan/22 05.02.2022


Historical Chart by presidents (Index Points)

CPI Transportation in South Korea by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End


Latest data on Inflation Expectations (%)

Inflation Expectations
                     South Korea - Historical Data (%)

What is South Korea Inflation Expectations in 2022?

  • Inflation Expectations in South Korea increased by 4.2 % in September 2022. The maximum level was 4.6 % and minimum was 1.6 %.
  • Data published Monthly by Central Bank.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
4.2 Sep/22 01.10.2022
4.3 Aug/22 27.08.2022
4.7 Jul/22 26.07.2022
3.9 Jun/22 02.07.2022
3.3 May/22 28.05.2022
3.1 Apr/22 30.04.2022
2.9 Mar/22 02.04.2022
2.7 Feb/22 26.02.2022


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Inflation Expectations in South Korea by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End

Other inflation indicators in South Korea

Index Updated Actual Previous
Gasoline Prices Sep/22 1.17 USD/Liter 1.29
GDP Deflator 2Q/22 110 in. pt. 109
Producer Prices Aug/22 120 in. pt. 120

Inflation Rate YoY in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Bangladesh Jul/22 7.48 % 7.56
Jordan Aug/22 5.4 % 5.3
Kyrgyzstan Aug/22 15.6 % 13.8
Mongolia Aug/22 14.4 % 15.7
Nepal Aug/22 8.26 % 8.08
Palestine Aug/22 3.16 % 3.95
Tajikistan Jul/22 8.3 % 8.3
Cambodia Jun/22 7.9 % 7.2
China Aug/22 2.5 % 2.7
Georgia Sep/22 11.5 % 10.9
India Aug/22 7 % 6.71
Israel Aug/22 4.6 % 5.2
Pakistan Sep/22 23.2 % 27.26
South Korea Sep/22 5.6 % 5.7
Taiwan Sep/22 2.75 % 2.66
Vietnam Sep/22 3.94 % 2.89
Maldives Jul/22 2.5 % 5.2
Armenia Sep/22 9.9 % 9.1
Hong Kong Aug/22 1.9 % 1.9
Indonesia Sep/22 5.95 % 4.69
Japan Aug/22 3 % 2.6
Kazakhstan Sep/22 17.7 % 16.1
Lebanon Aug/22 162 % 168
Macau Aug/22 1.13 % 1.38
Malaysia Aug/22 4.7 % 4.4
Philippines Sep/22 6.9 % 6.3
Qatar Aug/22 4.8 % 4.98
Singapore Aug/22 7.5 % 7
Sri Lanka Sep/22 69.8 % 64.3
Thailand Sep/22 6.41 % 7.86
Oman Aug/22 2.41 % 2.57
Iran Aug/22 52.2 % 54
Laos Aug/22 30.1 % 25.62
Azerbaijan Aug/22 14.2 % 13.7
Kuwait Aug/22 4.15 % 4.24
Saudi Arabia Aug/22 3 % 2.7
Bahrain Aug/22 4 % 3.9
North Korea Jul/13 55 % 70
United Arab Emirates Dec/21 2.5 % 2.6
Yemen Jun/17 0.77 % 0.45
Turkmenistan 2021 14.95 % 7.58
Uzbekistan 2022 12.3 % 12.3
Iraq Jul/22 5.4 % 5.5
Syria Aug/21 139 % 134
Afghanistan Jun/21 1.56 % 1.35
Bhutan Jul/22 6.61 % 6.54
Brunei Jun/22 3.9 % 3.8
Mauritius Aug/22 11.5 % 11