The annual inflation rate in Tunisia was 4.9 percent in January of 2021, unchanged from each of the previous two months. It remains at the lowest level since June of 2017, as prices slowed for housing & utilities (4.7 percent vs 4.8 percent in December); furnishings (4.8 percent vs 5 percent); health (6.6 percent vs 7.5 percent); communications (1.2 percent vs 1.6 percent) and miscellaneous goods & services (5.5 percent vs 5.8 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices were up 0.7 percent, after increasing 0.3 percent in the previous month. source: National Institute of Statistics - Tunisia

Inflation Rate in Tunisia averaged 5.26 percent from 1963 until 2021, 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 March of 2021.

Inflation Rate in Tunisia is expected to be 4.30 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 3.80 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Tunisia Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 5.20 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Tunisia Inflation Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.90 4.90 16.70 -1.90 1963 - 2021 percent Monthly
2015=100


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-11-06 11:30 AM Oct 5.4% 5.4% 5.6%
2020-12-07 11:00 AM Nov 4.9% 5.4% 5.5%
2021-01-06 08:25 AM Dec 4.9% 4.9% 4.7%
2021-02-05 11:00 AM Jan 4.9% 4.9% 4.7%
2021-03-05 11:00 AM Feb 4.9% 4.8%
2021-04-06 01:30 PM Mar
2021-05-06 02:00 AM Apr
2021-06-04 02:00 PM May


News Stream
Tunisia Inflation Rate Steady at 3-1/2-Year Low of 4.9%
The annual inflation rate in Tunisia was 4.9 percent in January of 2021, unchanged from each of the previous two months. It remains at the lowest level since June of 2017, as prices slowed for housing & utilities (4.7 percent vs 4.8 percent in December); furnishings (4.8 percent vs 5 percent); health (6.6 percent vs 7.5 percent); communications (1.2 percent vs 1.6 percent) and miscellaneous goods & services (5.5 percent vs 5.8 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices were up 0.7 percent, after increasing 0.3 percent in the previous month.
2021-02-05
Tunisia Inflation Rate Steady at 3-1/2-Year Low of 4.9%
The annual inflation rate in Tunisia was 4.9 percent in December of 2020, unchanged from the previous month, remaining at the lowest level since June of 2017. Prices slowed slightly for alcoholic beverages & tobacco (10.3 percent vs 10.6 percent in November); clothing & footwear (6.9 percent vs 7.1 percent) furnishings (5 percent vs 5.5 percent in November); miscellaneous goods & services (5.8 percent vs 6 percent); housing & utilities (4.8 percent vs 4.9 percent) and communications (1.6 percent vs 1.9 percent). Meantime, inflation remained steady for recreation & culture (2.7 percent), while cost rose slightly faster for food & non-alcoholic beverages (4.4 percent vs 4.3 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices were up 0.3 percent, after being flat in the previous month.
2021-01-07
Tunisia November Inflation Rate Lowest since 2017
The annual inflation rate in Tunisia eased to 4.9 percent in November of 2020 from 5.4 percent in the previous month, reaching its lowest level since June of 2017. Prices slowed mostly for food & non-alcoholic beverages (4.3 percent vs 5.6 percent in October); clothing & footwear (7.1 percent vs 7.6 percent) and furnishings (5.5 percent vs 5.9 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices were flat, after increasing 0.8 percent in the previous month.
2020-12-07
Tunisia October Inflation Rate Steady at Over 3-Year Low
The annual inflation rate in Tunisia remained unchanged for the third straight month at 5.4 percent in October of 2020, its lowest level since June of 2017. Prices slowed for transport (0.6 percent vs 1.3 percent in September); miscellaneous goods & services (6.6 percent vs 7.2 percent); education (6.4 percent vs 6.7 percent) and furnishings (5.9 percent vs 6.1 percent). Meantime, inflation was steady for alcoholic beverages & tobacco (at 10.6 percent); restaurants & hotels (at 10.1 percent) and communications (at 1.6 percent). Conversely, prices advanced faster for food & non-alcoholic beverages (5.6 percent vs 5.3 percent) and clothing & footwear (7.6 percent vs 6.9 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 0.8 percent, following a 0.6 percent increase in the prior month.
2020-11-09

Tunisia Inflation Rate
In Tunisia, the three main components of the consumer price index are: Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (26.2 percent of total weight); Housing and Utilities (19 percent) and Transport (12.7 percent). Others include: Clothing and Footwear (7.4 percent); Household Contents, Equipment and Maintenance (5.9 percent); Health (5.8 percent) and Miscellaneous Goods and Services (5.6 percent). Restaurants and Hotels, Communication, Education, Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco and Recreation and Culture account for the remaining 17.3 percent of total weight. .