The annual inflation rate in Mauritius increased to 2.8 percent year-on-year in October of 2018 from 1.9 percent in the previous month. It was the highest inflation rate since April, as prices rose faster for both transport (6 percent from 4.5 percent) and miscellaneous goods and services (1.8 percent from 1.3 percent). Additionally, prices fell less than in a month earlier for housing and utilities (-0.3 percent from -2.8 percent). Meantime, inflation was steady for food and non-alcoholic beverages (at 3.9 percent); clothing and footwear (at 1.4 percent); recreation and culture (at 0.4 percent), and restaurants and hotels (3.2 percent). On the other hand, inflation eased for health (3.1 percent from 3.9 percent). Meanwhile, prices of communication continued to fall (-0.9 percent, the same pace as in the prior month). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.4 percent, after a 0.1 percent gain in the previous month. Inflation Rate in Mauritius averaged 6.11 percent from 1988 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 18.10 percent in April of 1989 and a record low of -1 percent in January of 1992.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-09-07 04:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 0.9% 1.7% 2.3%
2018-10-05 06:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.9% 0.9% 1.1%
2018-11-08 05:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.8% 1.9% 1.3%
2018-12-06 04:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.8% 1.5%


Mauritius Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.80 1.90 18.10 -1.00 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 102.40 102.01 105.92 9.85 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.80 1.40 6.20 0.80 percent [+]
Producer Prices 108.60 108.30 108.60 69.40 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 3.90 3.90 15.80 -27.28 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.40 0.10 4.40 -2.50 percent [+]
Import Prices 93.90 87.20 127.20 77.40 Index points [+]
Export Prices 99.60 97.00 107.30 49.00 Index points [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 97.40 98.05 101.72 93.66 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 105.70 105.06 107.18 97.15 Index Points [+]


Mauritius Inflation Rate

In Mauritius, the inflation rate measures a broad rise or fall in prices that consumers pay for a standard basket of goods. This page provides - Mauritius Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Mauritius Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.80 1.90 18.10 -1.00 1988 - 2018 percent Monthly




Country Last
Argentina 45.50 Oct/18
Australia 1.90 Sep/18
Brazil 4.56 Oct/18
Canada 2.20 Sep/18
China 2.50 Oct/18
Euro Area 2.20 Oct/18
France 2.20 Oct/18
Germany 2.50 Oct/18
India 3.31 Oct/18
Indonesia 3.16 Oct/18
Italy 1.60 Oct/18
Japan 1.20 Sep/18
Mexico 4.90 Oct/18
Netherlands 2.10 Oct/18
Russia 3.50 Oct/18
Saudi Arabia 2.10 Sep/18
Singapore 0.70 Sep/18
South Africa 4.90 Sep/18
South Korea 2.00 Oct/18
Spain 2.30 Oct/18
Switzerland 1.10 Oct/18
Turkey 25.24 Oct/18
United Kingdom 2.40 Oct/18
United States 2.50 Oct/18


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