The annual inflation rate in Mauritius slowed to 6 percent in August of 2021 from 6.5 percent in the previous month, which was the highest inflation rate since March of 2018. Inflation slowed for food & non-alcoholic beverages (7.7 percent vs 9.4 percent in July); transport (7.2 percent vs 8.7 percent); health (5.5 percent vs 5.9 percent); restaurants & hotels (4.2 percent vs 4.9 percent); and miscellaneous goods & services (6.5 percent vs 7.2 percent). On the other hand, prices advanced faster for alcoholic beverages & tobacco (11.5 percent vs 10.3 percent); recreation & culture (5.7 percent vs 4.8 percent) and housing & utilities (0.7 percent vs 0.2 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged down 0.1 percent, following a 0.3 percent uptick in July. source: Central Statistics Office, Mauritius
Inflation Rate in Mauritius averaged 5.75 percent from 1988 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 18.10 percent in April of 1989 and a record low of -1.40 percent in March of 2019. This page provides - Mauritius Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Mauritius Inflation Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2021.
Inflation Rate in Mauritius is expected to be 5.80 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Mauritius Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 2.80 percent in 2022 and 3.60 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.