Mexico Inflation Rate  1974-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Inflation rate in Mexico rose to 4.81 percent year-on-year in July 2018 from 4.65 percent in June and matching market expectations. It was the second straight increase in inflation and the steepest since March, prompted by higher prices of energy, housing and food. Inflation Rate in Mexico averaged 24.89 percent from 1974 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 179.73 percent in February of 1988 and a record low of 2.13 percent in December of 2015.

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Mexico Inflation Rate Hits 4-Month High of 4.81% in July


Inflation rate in Mexico rose to 4.81 percent year-on-year in July 2018 from 4.65 percent in June and matching market expectations. It was the second straight increase in inflation and the steepest since March, prompted by higher prices of energy, housing and food.

Year-on-year, inflation picked up for: energy (17.63 percent vs 15.22 percent in June); housing (2.61 percent vs 2.60 percent) and foo, beverages and tobacco (4.51 percent vs 4.49 percent). On the other hand, prices slowed for other services including restaurants, telephone services, medical services and package tourist services (3.61 percent vs 3.76 percent) and education (4.79 percent vs 4.81 percent).

On a monthly basis, consumer prices increased 0.54 percent, following a 0.39 percent rise in June and slightly above market expectations of a 0.53 percent gain. Main upward pressure came from prices of gasoline (1.81 percent).

The core index, which strips out some volatile food and energy prices went up 0.29 percent during the month (0.23 percent in June) and was up 3.63 percent on a yearly basis (3.62 percent in June).


INEGI | Luisa Carvalho | luisa.carvalho@tradingeconomics.com
8/9/2018 2:38:25 PM



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-06-07 01:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 4.51% 4.55% 4.43% 4.4%
2018-07-09 01:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 4.65% 4.51% 4.57% 4.6%
2018-08-09 01:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 4.81% 4.65% 4.8% 4.9%
2018-09-07 01:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 4.81% 4.8%
2018-10-09 01:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 4.6%
2018-11-08 02:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 4.0%


Mexico Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 4.81 4.65 179.73 2.13 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.54 0.39 15.46 -0.74 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 132.99 132.28 132.99 0.01 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 127.76 127.39 127.76 0.11 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 3.63 3.62 176.90 2.30 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 125.14 121.21 125.14 15.01 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 125.79 126.71 126.71 60.18 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 110.72 112.10 143.98 32.38 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 232.84 232.15 232.84 42.20 Index Points [+]
Inflation Expectations 3.80 3.83 17.21 3.19 Percent [+]
CPI Transportation 104.83 104.66 104.83 0.06 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 3.06 3.24 11.03 0.03 percent [+]


Mexico Inflation Rate

In Mexico, the most important categories in the CPI basket are Nonfood Goods (19.7 percent of the total weight); Housing (18.7 percent) and Other Services (18.4 percent). Food, Beverages and Tobacco account for 14.8 percent and Energy for 9.5 percent. Others include: Products subsidized by the government (5.3 percent); Education (5.1 percent); Meat and Eggs (4.8 percent) and Fruits and Vegetables (3.7 percent). The CPI index has a base of 100 as of December of 2010. The national index tracks 46 large, medium and small cities. This page provides - Mexico Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Mexico Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.81 4.65 179.73 2.13 1974 - 2018 percent Monthly
Dec 2010=100




inflation rate by Country
Country Last
Australia 2.10 Jun/18
Brazil 4.48 Jul/18
Canada 2.50 Jun/18
China 2.10 Jul/18
Euro Area 2.10 Jul/18
France 2.30 Jul/18
Germany 2.00 Jul/18
India 4.17 Jul/18
Indonesia 3.18 Jul/18
Italy 1.50 Jul/18
Japan 0.70 Jun/18
Mexico 4.81 Jul/18
Netherlands 2.10 Jul/18
Russia 2.50 Jul/18
South Korea 1.50 Jul/18
Spain 2.20 Jul/18
Switzerland 1.20 Jul/18
Turkey 15.85 Jul/18
United Kingdom 2.50 Jul/18
United States 2.90 Jul/18


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