Mexico Inflation Rate  1974-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Consumer prices in Mexico jumped 5.82 percent year-on-year in April of 2017, following a 5.35 percent rise in March and above market expectations of 5.71 percent. The inflation rate accelerated for the tenth straight month, reaching the highest since May of 2009, mainly led by cost of food and energy after the government hiked gasoline prices in the beginning of the year. Inflation Rate in Mexico averaged 25.44 percent from 1974 until 2017, 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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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-03-09 02:00 PM Feb 4.86% 4.72% 4.82% 4.73%
2017-04-07 01:00 PM Mar 5.35% 4.86% 5.33% 5.2%
2017-05-09 01:00 PM Apr 5.82% 5.35% 5.71% 5.6%
2017-06-08 01:00 PM May 5.82% 6.1%
2017-07-07 01:00 PM Jun 6.48%
2017-08-09 01:00 PM Jul 6.73%




Mexico Inflation Rate At Near 8-Year High of 5.82%


Consumer prices in Mexico jumped 5.82 percent year-on-year in April of 2017, following a 5.35 percent rise in March and above market expectations of 5.71 percent. The inflation rate accelerated for the tenth straight month, reaching the highest since May of 2009, mainly led by cost of food and energy after the government hiked gasoline prices in the beginning of the year.

Prices continued to rise for food, beverages and tobacco (6.77 percent vs 6.49 percent in March). Meanwhile, cost increased at a slower pace for housing (2.55 percent vs 2.56 percent), education (4.40 percent vs 4.41 percent) and energy (15.88 percent vs 17.09 percent).

The core index which strips out some volatile food and energy prices advanced 4.72 percent, following a 4.48 percent increase in March.

On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.12 percent compared to a 0.61 percent gain in the prior month and the core index rose 0.45 percent.

INEGI | Luisa Carvalho | luisa.carvalho@tradingeconomics.com
5/9/2017 2:21:07 PM



Mexico Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 5.82 5.35 179.73 2.13 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.12 0.61 15.46 -0.74 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 126.24 126.09 126.24 0.01 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 122.24 121.69 122.24 0.11 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 4.72 4.48 176.90 2.30 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 142.40 138.19 142.40 18.20 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 116.77 117.09 117.56 60.18 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 102.68 101.05 143.98 32.38 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 223.54 222.57 230.11 42.20 Index Points [+]
Cpi Transportation 100.14 99.57 102.79 0.06 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 6.00 4.23 11.03 0.03 percent [+]


Mexico Inflation Rate Notes

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 May of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5.82 5.35 179.73 2.13 1974 - 2017 percent Monthly
Dec 2010=100



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