The annual inflation rate in Uruguay rose to 7.59 percent in August of 2021 from 7.3 in July. It was the highest reading in five months. Upward pressure came from prices of transportation (11.03 percent vs 8.67 percent in July), education (8.54 percent vs 8.29 percent), housing (7.25 percent vs 7.15 percent), food and non-alcoholic beverages (6.65 percent vs 5.87), furnishings (9.24 percent vs 10.35 percent) and healthcare (7.98 percent vs 8.7 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices in August rose by 0.85 percent, the most since January, accelerating from 0.52 percent in July. source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Uruguay

Inflation Rate in Uruguay averaged 30.71 percent from 1938 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 182.86 percent in June of 1968 and a record low of -7.12 percent in February of 1950. This page provides the latest reported value for - Uruguay Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Uruguay Inflation Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2021.

Inflation Rate in Uruguay is expected to be 8.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Uruguay Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 6.60 percent in 2022 and 6.00 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Uruguay Inflation Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7.59 7.30 182.86 -7.12 1938 - 2021 percent Monthly
2010=100


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-06-03 05:25 PM May 6.64% 6.76%
2021-07-05 05:30 PM Jun 7.33% 6.64% 6.7%
2021-08-04 05:30 PM Jul 7.30% 7.33% 0.3%
2021-09-03 05:20 PM Aug 7.59% 7.30% 7.7%
2021-10-05 07:30 PM Sep 7.59%
2021-11-04 05:30 PM Oct
2021-12-03 05:30 PM Nov


News Stream
Uruguay Inflation Rate Quickens to 5-Month High
The annual inflation rate in Uruguay rose to 7.59 percent in August of 2021 from 7.3 in July. It was the highest reading in five months. Upward pressure came from prices of transportation (11.03 percent vs 8.67 percent in July), education (8.54 percent vs 8.29 percent), housing (7.25 percent vs 7.15 percent), food and non-alcoholic beverages (6.65 percent vs 5.87), furnishings (9.24 percent vs 10.35 percent) and healthcare (7.98 percent vs 8.7 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices in August rose by 0.85 percent, the most since January, accelerating from 0.52 percent in July.
2021-09-03
Uruguay Inflation Edges Down to Fresh 3-Year Low
The annual inflation rate in Uruguay edged down to 6.64 percent in May of 2021, the lowest reading since April of 2018 as both food prices (4.37 percent vs 4.56 percent in April) and cost of restaurants & hotels (6.48 percent vs 6.29 percent) increased at a slower rate. In contrast, inflation end up quickening for both housing & utilities (6.48 percent vs 6.29 percent) and transports (6.26 percent vs 5.79 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose by 0.46 percent, easing from a 0.50 percent increase in the month prior.
2021-06-03
Uruguay Inflation Eases to 3-Year Low
The annual inflation rate in Uruguay fell to 6.76 percent in April of 2021 from 8.34 percent in February. It was the lowest reading since April of 2018, as prices slowed for alcoholic beverages & tobacco (4.56 percent vs 8.45 percent in March) and housing (6.29 percent vs 10.73 percent). On the other hand, transport prices advanced faster (5.79 percent vs 4.71 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.50 percent, after a 0.62 percent jump in the previous month.
2021-05-05
Uruguay Inflation Rate Eases to 13-Month Low
The annual inflation rate in Uruguay fell to 8.34 percent in March of 2021 from 9.12 percent in February. It was the lowest reading since February of 2020, as prices slowed for alcoholic beverages & tobacco (8.45 percent vs 9.23 percent in February); transport (4.71 percent vs 6.33 percent) and furnishings & routine household maintenance (11.58 percent vs 12.30 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.62 percent, after a 0.82 percent jump in the previous month.
2021-04-05

Uruguay Inflation Rate
In Uruguay, the most important categories in the CPI basket are Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (26.1 percent of the total weight) and Housing (13.7 percent). Transportation accounts for 10.1 percent; Health care for 7.71 percent; Restaurants and Accommodation Services for 7.70 percent; Recreation and Culture for 6.5 percent. Others include: Miscellaneous Goods and Services (6.3 percent); Furniture and Household Conservation Items (5.7 percent); Clothing and Footwear (5.4 percent); Alcoholic Beverages, Tobacco and Narcotics (4.3 percent); Communications (3.4 percent) and Education (3.1 percent). The CPI index has a base of 100 as of 2010.