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

The annual inflation rate in Mexico rose to 5.02 percent in September 2018 from 4.9 percent in August and slightly above market expectations of 5.01 percent. It was the highest inflation rate since March, as prices continued to climb especially for energy and food, beverages & tobacco. On the other hand, cost eased for education. Inflation Rate in Mexico averaged 24.81 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 6-Month High of 5.02%


The annual inflation rate in Mexico rose to 5.02 percent in September 2018 from 4.9 percent in August and slightly above market expectations of 5.01 percent. It was the highest inflation rate since March, as prices continued to climb especially for energy and food, beverages & tobacco. On the other hand, cost eased for education.

Year-on-year, prices advanced further for: energy (19.20 percent vs 18.96 percent in August); food, beverages and tobacco (4.80 percent vs 4.55 percent); other services including restaurants, telephone services, medical services and package tourist services (4.09 percent vs 3.81 percent) and housing (2.62 percent vs 2.56 percent). Meanwhile, inflation slowed for education (4.69 percent vs 5.02 percent).

On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.42 percent, following a 0.58 percent gain in August, and slightly above market expectations of 0.41 percent. Prices slowed mostly for gasoline (1.47 percent vs 2.73 percent) and agricultural goods such as onions (7.76 percent vs 42.5 percent) and tomatoes (4.26 percent vs 20.78 percent).

The core index, which strips out some volatile food and energy prices increased by 0.32 percent during the month (0.25 percent in August) and was up by 3.67 percent on a yearly basis (3.63 percent in August).


INEGI | Luisa Carvalho | luisa.carvalho@tradingeconomics.com
10/9/2018 1:26:33 PM



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
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 4.9% 4.81% 4.83% 4.8%
2018-10-09 01:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 5.02% 4.9% 5.01% 5.0%
2018-11-08 02:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 5.02% 5.1%
2018-12-07 02:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 4.9%


Mexico Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 5.02 4.90 179.73 2.13 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.42 0.58 15.46 -0.74 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 100.92 100.49 100.92 0.01 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 100.55 100.22 100.55 0.09 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 3.67 3.63 176.90 2.30 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 126.03 125.19 126.03 15.01 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 128.07 127.33 128.25 61.28 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 114.53 113.96 143.98 32.38 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 233.72 232.92 233.72 42.20 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 6.86 6.38 9.81 0.92 percent [+]
Inflation Expectations 3.70 3.73 17.21 3.19 Percent [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 100.95 100.23 102.37 58.21 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 101.51 100.73 101.51 0.06 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 3.11 2.99 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 October of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5.02 4.90 179.73 2.13 1974 - 2018 percent Monthly
2018=100




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