Consumer prices in Macau rose by 1 percent year-on-year in December of 2021, slowing from a 1.21 percent increase in the previous month as prices eased for food and non-alcoholic beverages (1.01 percent vs 1.2 percent in November) due to retreating prices of pork; transport (6.85 percent vs 8.59 percent) and miscellaneous goods and services (0.7 percent vs 0.88 percent). Also, prices declined further for housing and utilities (-0.46 percent vs -0.22 percent) underpinned by lower rentals for dwellings; and clothing and footwear (-1.41 percent vs -1.35 percent). Meanwhile, inflation remained steady for education (at 1.4 percent) whereas accelerated for health (1.34 percent vs 1.19 percent); and household furnishings and services (7.78 percent vs 6.67 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged up 0.01 percent, slowing from a 0.21 percent rise in November. source: Statistics and Census Service, Government of Macao SAR

Inflation Rate in Macau averaged 2.43 percent from 1999 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 9.49 percent in March of 2008 and a record low of -3.65 percent in July of 1999. This page provides the latest reported value for - Macao Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Macau Inflation Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2022.

Inflation Rate in Macau is expected to be 1.30 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Macau Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 1.80 percent in 2023 and 1.50 percent in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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Macau Inflation Rate


Macau Inflation Rate
In Macau, the most important categories in the consumer price index are food and non-alcoholic beverages (29 percent of the total weight) and housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (27 percent). The index also includes: transports (11 percent); miscellaneous goods and services (9.4 percent); clothing and footwear (6.5 percent); recreation and culture (4.8 percent); household appliances (3.3 percent); health (3 percent); education (2.9 percent); communication (2.5 percent) and alcoholic beverages and tobacco (1.0 percent).
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.00 1.21 9.49 -3.65 1999 - 2021 percent Monthly
04/2018 – 03/2019=100

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-12-22 10:00 AM Nov 1.21% 0.91% 1.2%
2022-01-21 10:00 AM Dec 1% 1.21% 1%
2022-02-25 10:00 AM Jan 1%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Inflation Rate 1.00 1.21 percent Dec/21
Consumer Price Index CPI 103.07 103.06 points Dec/21
Inflation Rate Mom 0.01 0.21 percent Oct/22
CPI Transportation 105.74 106.13 points Dec/21
CPI Housing Utilities 101.99 102.13 points Dec/21
Food Inflation 1.01 1.20 percent Dec/21
GDP Deflator 100.30 98.50 points Sep/21
Import Prices 248.70 166.70 points Jun/21
Export Prices 129.00 137.80 points Jun/21


News Stream
Macau Annual Inflation Eases to 1% in December
Consumer prices in Macau rose by 1 percent year-on-year in December of 2021, slowing from a 1.21 percent increase in the previous month as prices eased for food and non-alcoholic beverages (1.01 percent vs 1.2 percent in November) due to retreating prices of pork; transport (6.85 percent vs 8.59 percent) and miscellaneous goods and services (0.7 percent vs 0.88 percent). Also, prices declined further for housing and utilities (-0.46 percent vs -0.22 percent) underpinned by lower rentals for dwellings; and clothing and footwear (-1.41 percent vs -1.35 percent). Meanwhile, inflation remained steady for education (at 1.4 percent) whereas accelerated for health (1.34 percent vs 1.19 percent); and household furnishings and services (7.78 percent vs 6.67 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged up 0.01 percent, slowing from a 0.21 percent rise in November.
2022-01-21
Macau October Inflation at 16-Month High
Consumer prices in Macau rose by 0.91 percent year-on-year in October of 2021, highest since June 2020, up from 0.83 percent increase in the previous month. It was the fourth consecutive rise in consumer prices, ending almost a year of deflation. Prices advanced at a faster pace for transports (7.6 percent vs 7.5 percent) due to higher prices of gasoline and liquified natural gas; health (1.16 percent vs 1.04 percent); education (1.41 percent vs 1.39 percent) and food & non-alcoholic beverages (0.96 percent vs 0.9 percent). Additionally, prices fell at a slower pace for communication (-2.13 percent vs -3.72 percent), recreation & culture (-1.79 percent vs -1.31 percent), and clothing & footwear (-1.8 percent vs -2.76 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged up 0.02 percent, slowing from a 0.2 percent rise in September.
2021-11-22
Macau September Inflation at 15-Month High
Consumer prices in Macau rose by 0.83 percent year-on-year in September of 2021, highest since June 2020, up from 0.4 percent increase in the previous month. Prices advanced at a faster pace for transports (7.5 percent vs 4.4 percent) due to higher prices of gasoline and liquified natural gas; household furnishings and services (5.1 percent vs 3.7 percent) on account of rising wages of the domestic helpers; and education (1.4 percent vs 0.54 percent) owing to higher tuition fees in the new academic year. Also, prices rose for food & non-alcoholic beverages (0.9 percent vs 0.6 percent) and health (1.04 percent vs 0.8 percent). Additionally, prices fell at a slower pace for communication (-3.72 percent vs -3.75 percent), recreation & culture (-1.3 percent vs -2.93 percent), and clothing & footwear (-2.76 percent vs -3 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged up 0.2 percent, accelerating from a 0.08 percent rise in August.
2021-10-22