Tunisia's annual inflation rate eased to 5.8 percent in June of 2020, decelerating from 6.3 percent in the previous month. It was the lowest inflation rate since February, as prices slowed mostly for food & non-alcoholic beverages (4.3 percent vs 4.7 percent in May); transport (1.6 percent vs 3.3 percent); health (7.6 percent vs 9.2 percent); restaurants & hotels (11.8 percent vs 13.5 percent) and miscellaneous goods & services (8.3 percent vs 9.5 percent). In contrast, inflation remained sharp for alcoholic beverages & tobacco (at 27.6 percent) while it edged higher for housing & utilities (5.2 percent vs 4.1 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices dropped 0.1 percent, after increasing 0.5 percent in the prior month.
Inflation Rate in Tunisia averaged 5.26 percent from 1963 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 16.70 percent in July of 1982 and a record low of -1.90 percent in June of 1970. This page provides - Tunisia Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Tunisia Inflation Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2020.
Inflation Rate in Tunisia is expected to be 6.80 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Tunisia to stand at 7.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Tunisia Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 7.00 percent in 2021 and 6.50 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.