Mauritius Inflation Rate  1988-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Consumer prices in Mauritius rose 5.3 percent year-on-year in July of 2017, following a 6.4 percent rise in the previous month. It was the lowest inflation rate since April, as prices rose at a slower pace for: food (7.5 percent vs 11.3 percent in June); clothing (2.4 percent vs 3.6 percent); health (5.2 percent from 7.2 percent); communication (0.2 percent vs 0.5 percent), restaurant and hotels (4.6 percent vs 5.0 percent) and education ( 3.3 percent from 3.4 percent). Cost rose more for: alcoholic beverages & tobacco (20.8 percent vs 19.3 percent); recreation & culture (1.7 percent vs 0.5 percent). In contrast, cost fell for: housing (-2.7 percent vs -2.9 percent) and furnishing (-0.2 percent vs -0.5 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices fell -0.9 percent, after gaining 0.6 in the prior month and marking the first drop since October 2016. Inflation Rate in Mauritius averaged 6.22 percent from 1988 until 2017, 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 Forecast (i)
2017-06-07 04:00 AM May 5.9% 2.9% 2.7%
2017-07-07 04:00 AM Jun 6.4% 5.9% 6.80%
2017-08-07 05:00 AM Jul 5.3% 6.4% 7%
2017-09-07 04:30 AM Aug 5.3% 7.1%
2017-10-06 04:30 AM Sep 7.2%
2017-11-08 04:30 AM Oct 7.4%


Mauritius Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 5.30 6.40 18.10 -1.00 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 114.33 115.30 115.30 19.17 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 2.00 2.00 6.20 0.80 percent [+]
Producer Prices 105.10 104.30 105.10 69.40 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 7.50 11.30 11.30 -27.28 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.87 0.60 4.40 -2.50 percent [+]
Import Prices 87.40 84.20 127.20 77.40 Index points [+]
Export Prices 95.20 99.00 107.30 49.00 Index points [+]
CPI Transportation 102.90 102.80 107.18 97.15 Index Points [+]


Mauritius Inflation Rate Notes

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 August of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5.30 6.40 18.10 -1.00 1988 - 2017 percent Monthly



inflation rate by Country

Last
Australia 1.90 Jun/17
Brazil 2.71 Jul/17
Canada 1.20 Jul/17
China 1.40 Jul/17
Euro Area 1.30 Jul/17
France 0.70 Jul/17
Germany 1.70 Jul/17
India 2.36 Jul/17
Indonesia 3.88 Jul/17
Italy 1.10 Jul/17
Japan 0.40 Jun/17
Mexico 6.44 Jul/17
Netherlands 1.30 Jul/17
Russia 3.90 Jul/17
South Korea 2.20 Jul/17
Spain 1.50 Jul/17
Switzerland 0.30 Jul/17
Turkey 9.79 Jul/17
United Kingdom 2.60 Jul/17
United States 1.70 Jul/17