The annual inflation rate in Tunisia ticked up to 7.3 percent in February 2019 from 7.1 percent in the prior month. Prices rose faster mainly for food & non-alcoholic beverages (8.2 percent vs 7.1 percent in January); furnishings (9.5 percent vs 9.0 percent); health (4.7 percent vs 4.6 percent) and miscellaneous goods & services (11.2 percent vs 10.9 percent). On the other hand, cost slowed a bit for transport (10.1 percent vs 10.2 percent); clothing & footwear (8.4 percent vs 9.4 percent); restaurants & hotels (8.5 percent vs 8.6 percent) and recreation & culture (4.3 percent vs 6.2 percent). Meantime, inflation remained steady for housing & utilities (at 5.2 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged up 0.1 percent, after increasing 0.8 percent in the previous month. Inflation Rate in Tunisia averaged 5.23 percent from 1963 until 2019, 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.

Inflation Rate in Tunisia is expected to be 7.00 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 6.90 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Tunisia Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 6.50 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-12-05 12:50 PM Inflation Rate YoY 7.4% 7.4% 7.2%
2019-01-07 10:20 AM Inflation Rate YoY 7.5% 7.4% 7.2%
2019-02-06 03:30 PM Inflation Rate YoY 7.1% 7.5% 7.5%
2019-03-06 02:10 PM Inflation Rate YoY 7.3% 7.1% 7.3%
2019-04-05 02:30 PM Inflation Rate YoY 7.3% 7%
2019-05-07 03:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY
2019-06-06 10:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY


Tunisia Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 7.30 7.10 16.70 -1.90 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 122.10 121.99 139.90 6.76 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 143.60 143.30 143.60 65.20 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 8.20 7.10 10.01 0.86 percent [+]
Producer Prices Change 8.70 8.90 12.00 -2.20 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.10 0.80 4.60 -4.53 percent [+]
Import Prices 181.20 174.80 181.20 50.00 Index Points [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 119.40 118.97 146.16 98.30 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 127.20 126.32 150.35 98.44 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 180.50 179.60 180.50 45.00 Index Points [+]


Tunisia Inflation Rate

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

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7.30 7.10 16.70 -1.90 1963 - 2019 percent Monthly
2015=100




Country Last Previous
Argentina 50.70 Feb/19
Australia 1.80 Dec/18
Brazil 3.89 Feb/19
Canada 1.40 Jan/19
China 1.50 Feb/19
Euro Area 1.50 Feb/19
France 1.30 Feb/19
Germany 1.50 Feb/19
India 2.57 Feb/19
Indonesia 2.57 Feb/19
Italy 1.00 Feb/19
Japan 0.20 Jan/19
Mexico 3.94 Feb/19
Netherlands 2.60 Feb/19
Russia 5.20 Feb/19
Saudi Arabia -2.20 Feb/19
Singapore 0.40 Jan/19
South Africa 4.10 Feb/19
South Korea 0.50 Feb/19
Spain 1.10 Feb/19
Switzerland 0.60 Feb/19
Turkey 19.67 Feb/19
United Kingdom 1.80 Jan/19
United States 1.50 Feb/19


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