The annual inflation rate in Brazil eased to 8.73 percent in August of 2022 from 10.07 percent in the prior month, almost in line with market expectations. It was the lowest reading since June 2021, as prices continue to ease for transport (7.62 percent vs. 12.99 percent), food & non-alcoholic beverages (13.43 percent vs. 14.72 percent), and housing (3.83 percent vs. 4.43 percent). Monthly, consumer prices fell by 0.36 percent, roughly in line with expectations, following a record 0.68 percent drop in July amid recent price cuts to fuels and electricity. source: Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE)

Inflation Rate in Brazil averaged 318.68 percent from 1980 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 6821.31 percent in April of 1990 and a record low of 1.65 percent in December of 1998. This page provides - Brazil Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Brazil Inflation Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2022.

Inflation Rate in Brazil is expected to be 7.05 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Brazil Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 4.00 percent in 2023 and 3.50 percent in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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Brazil Inflation Rate



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-08-09 12:00 PM Jul 10.07% 11.89% 10.1% 11.51%
2022-09-09 12:00 PM Aug 8.73% 10.07% 8.72% 8.61%
2022-10-11 12:00 PM Sep 8.73% 7.05%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Inflation Rate 8.73 10.07 percent Aug 2022
Inflation Rate MoM -0.36 -0.68 percent Aug 2022
Consumer Price Index CPI 6388.87 6411.95 points Aug 2022
Food Inflation 13.41 14.72 percent Aug 2022
CPI Transportation 6153.29 6367.89 points Aug 2022
CPI Housing Utilities 10671.98 10661.32 points Aug 2022

Brazil Inflation Rate
In Brazil, the inflation rate measures a broad rise or fall in prices that consumers pay for a standard basket of goods. The most important categories of the index are: Transport (20 percent); Food and beverages (19 percent of the total weight) ; housing (15 percent); health care (13 percent); and personal expenses (11 percent). Also, Communication accounts for 4 percent; education for 6 percent; clothing for 5 percent; household goods for 4 percent. Data is collected in the Metropolitan Areas of São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Belo Horizonte, Porto Alegre, Belém, Fortaleza, Recife, Salvador and Curitiba and in the cities of Goiânia and Brasília.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
8.73 10.07 6821.31 1.65 1980 - 2022 percent Monthly

News Stream
Brazil Inflation Rate Eases from Double-Digits
The annual inflation rate in Brazil eased to 8.73 percent in August of 2022 from 10.07 percent in the prior month, almost in line with market expectations. It was the lowest reading since June 2021, as prices continue to ease for transport (7.62 percent vs. 12.99 percent), food & non-alcoholic beverages (13.43 percent vs. 14.72 percent), and housing (3.83 percent vs. 4.43 percent). Monthly, consumer prices fell by 0.36 percent, roughly in line with expectations, following a record 0.68 percent drop in July amid recent price cuts to fuels and electricity.
2022-09-09
Brazil Inflation Rate Softens to 7-Month Low
The annual inflation rate in Brazil eased to 10.07% in July of 2022 from 11.89% in the prior month, almost in line with market expectations. It was the lowest reading since last December, mainly due to a slowdown in prices of transport (12.99% vs 20.12% in June), of which fuels (7.25% vs 26.47%); household articles (13.32% vs 14.07%) and housing & utilities (4.43% vs 8.82%), on account of household fuels (21.82% vs 26.82%) and electricity (-10.77% vs 2.16%). Meanwhile, costs accelerated for food & non-alcoholic beverages (14.72% vs 13.93%), notably milk and derivatives (41.22% vs 25.40%); personal expenses (7.97% vs 7.26%) and health (7.36% vs 6.14%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices fell by 0.68%, the most since available records began in 1980, more than market estimates of a 0.65% decrease, amid recent price cuts to fuels and electricity.
2022-08-09
Brazil Inflation Rate Edges Higher as Expected
The annual inflation rate in Brazil rose to 11.89% in June of 2022 from 11.73% in the prior month, in line with market expectations. Still, it marked the tenth consecutive month of double-digit inflation and the second highest figure since 2003. Consumer prices accelerated for transportation (20.12% vs 19.92% in May), despite slower prices for fuel (26.47% vs 29.12%), in addition to food and non-alcoholic beverages (13.93% vs 13.51%), and personal expenses (7.25% vs 7.04%). On the other hand, prices advanced slower for housing and utilities (8.82% vs 9.57%), amid a deceleration in costs for household fuels (28.82% vs 29.56%) and electricity (2.16% vs 5.29%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices were up by 0.67%, picking up from the 0.475 increase in the prior month.
2022-07-08