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

The annual inflation rate in Mexico eased to 5.55 percent in January of 2018, from a 16-1/2-year high of 6.77 percent in December. Figures came slightly above market consensus of 5.51 percent. This is the lowest inflation rate since March as cost slowed for energy, housing, food and education. Inflation Rate in Mexico averaged 25.12 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 10-Month Low in January


The annual inflation rate in Mexico eased to 5.55 percent in January of 2018, from a 16-1/2-year high of 6.77 percent in December and slightly above market consensus of 5.51 percent. This is the lowest inflation rate since March last year as cost grew less for energy, housing, food and education.

Year-on-year, prices rose much less for energy (7 percent vs 17.69 percent in December), reflecting the fading impact of sharp gasoline price increases in early 2017. Also, cost eased for housing (2.62 percent vs 2.65 percent); food (6.50 percent vs 6.82 percent) and education (4.69 percent vs 4.74 percent).

On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.53 percent, following a 0.59 percent rise in December and slightly above market expectations of a 0.50 percent gain.

The core index, which strips out some volatile food and energy prices rose 0.28 percent during the month (0.42 percent in December) and 4.56 percent year-on-year (4.87 percent in December).  


INEGI | Luisa Carvalho | luisa.carvalho@tradingeconomics.com
2/8/2018 3:06:24 PM



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-12-07 02:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 6.63% 6.37% 6.6% 6.5%
2018-01-09 02:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 6.77% 6.63% 6.75% 6.70%
2018-02-08 02:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 5.55% 6.77% 5.51% 5.6%
2018-03-08 02:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 5.55% 5%
2018-04-09 01:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 4.9%
2018-05-09 01:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 4.70%


Mexico Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 5.55 6.77 179.73 2.13 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.53 0.59 15.46 -0.74 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 131.51 130.81 131.51 0.01 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 125.56 125.20 125.56 0.11 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 4.60 4.90 176.90 2.30 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 119.49 142.44 142.44 18.20 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 121.66 120.19 121.66 60.18 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 108.82 108.77 143.98 32.38 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 226.09 225.74 230.11 42.20 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 102.94 104.25 104.25 0.06 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 8.60 8.30 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 February of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5.55 6.77 179.73 2.13 1974 - 2018 percent Monthly
Dec 2010=100




inflation rate by Country
Country Last
Australia 1.90 Dec/17
Brazil 2.86 Jan/18
Canada 1.90 Dec/17
China 1.50 Jan/18
Euro Area 1.30 Jan/18
France 1.40 Jan/18
Germany 1.60 Jan/18
India 5.07 Jan/18
Indonesia 3.25 Jan/18
Italy 0.80 Jan/18
Japan 1.00 Dec/17
Mexico 5.55 Jan/18
Netherlands 1.50 Jan/18
Russia 2.20 Jan/18
South Korea 1.00 Jan/18
Spain 0.60 Jan/18
Switzerland 0.70 Jan/18
Turkey 10.35 Jan/18
United Kingdom 3.00 Jan/18
United States 2.10 Jan/18


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