The most important categories in the CPI basket in the Great Buenos Aires area are food and beverages (28.6 percent of the total weight), transport (10.4 percent) and clothing and footwear (10.4 percent). Housing and utilities (8.7 percent); health (8.2 percent); restaurants and hotels (8.1 percent); recreation and culture (7.4 percent); household maintenance and equipment (6.3 percent); alcoholic beverages and tobacco (3.8 percent); miscellaneous goods and services (3.6 percent); communication (2.9 percent) and education (1.6 percent) for the remaining. The CPI index has a base of 100 as of December of 2016 and covers the Buenos Aires metropolitan area and its 24 districts. This page provides the latest reported value for - Argentina Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Argentina Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2018.