The annual inflation rate in Mauritius eased to 2.7 percent in December of 2020 from 3.1 percent in the previous month. It was the lowest inflation rate since September, as prices slowed mostly for food & non-alcoholic beverages (5.3 percent vs 7.3 percent in November); clothing & footwear (1.6 percent vs 2 percent) and recreation & culture (1.9 percent vs 2.3 percent). At the same time, costs continued to decline for housing & utilities (-5.1 percent, the same pace as in November). On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged down 0.1 percent, after increasing 0.2 percent in the previous month. source: Central Statistics Office, Mauritius
Inflation Rate in Mauritius averaged 5.80 percent from 1988 until 2020, 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 January of 2021.
Inflation Rate in Mauritius is expected to be 2.60 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Mauritius to stand at 2.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Mauritius Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 2.30 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.