The annual inflation rate in Seychelles dropped to 3.38 percent in December 2018 from 3.69 percent in the prior month. It is the lowest inflation rate since September, as prices rose less for non-food products (4.44% vs 4.51% in November), namely housing & utilities (13.30% vs 13.54%); transport (16.12% vs 17.75%) and health (3.58% vs 3.84%). In addition, cost continued to fall for clothing & footwear (-2.32% vs -2.35%); furniture & household equipment (-0.14% vs -0.06%) and recreation & culture (-0.74% vs -2.06%). On the other hand, inflation picked up for fish (7.64% vs 5.16%) while prices fell further for other food (-3.39% vs -1.48%), mostly meat (-10.30% vs -4.77%); fruits (-4.64% vs -1.51%) and vegetables (-3.43% vs -1.12%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices were flat, after decreasing 0.2 percent in the previous month Inflation Rate in Seychelles averaged 7.59 percent from 2003 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 63.25 percent in December of 2008 and a record low of -5.54 percent in March of 2010.

Inflation Rate in Seychelles is expected to be 2.90 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Seychelles to stand at 2.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Seychelles Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 4.40 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-10-05 09:10 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.27% 2.78% 3.2%
2018-11-07 02:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 3.43% 3.27% 3.3%
2018-12-07 07:40 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.69% 3.43% 3.4%
2019-01-09 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.38% 3.69% 3.5%
2019-02-07 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.38% 3.1%
2019-03-07 01:10 PM Inflation Rate YoY 3%
2019-04-05 07:45 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.9%


Seychelles Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 3.38 3.69 63.25 -5.54 percent [+]
Food Inflation -3.39 -1.48 74.32 -11.41 percent [+]
Import Prices 101.17 100.49 104.28 97.36 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 88.00 91.18 111.83 72.50 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 2.82 5.00 19.30 -30.60 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.00 -0.20 24.13 -2.33 percent [+]
Export Prices 116.77 115.34 116.77 94.79 Index Points [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 117.13 117.13 117.71 44.14 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 123.74 125.04 131.18 41.51 Index Points [+]
Consumer Price Index Cpi 110.30 110.29 110.51 46.41 Index points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 111.67 111.75 112.36 106.45 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 2.13 1.84 3.99 -0.59 percent [+]


Seychelles Inflation Rate

In Seychelles, the inflation rate measures a broad rise or fall in prices that consumers pay for a standard basket of goods. This page provides - Seychelles Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Seychelles Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.38 3.69 63.25 -5.54 2003 - 2018 percent Monthly
2014=100




Country Last Previous
Argentina 47.10 Dec/18
Australia 1.90 Sep/18
Brazil 3.75 Dec/18
Canada 2.00 Dec/18
China 1.90 Dec/18
Euro Area 1.60 Dec/18
France 1.60 Dec/18
Germany 1.70 Dec/18
India 2.19 Dec/18
Indonesia 3.13 Dec/18
Italy 1.10 Dec/18
Japan 0.30 Dec/18
Mexico 4.83 Dec/18
Netherlands 2.00 Dec/18
Russia 4.30 Dec/18
Saudi Arabia 2.20 Dec/18
Singapore 0.50 Dec/18
South Africa 5.20 Nov/18
South Korea 1.30 Dec/18
Spain 1.20 Dec/18
Switzerland 0.70 Dec/18
Turkey 20.30 Dec/18
United Kingdom 2.10 Dec/18
United States 1.90 Dec/18


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