The annual inflation rate in Mauritius eased to 10.7% in May of 2022 from 11% in April, which was the steepest since August of 2008. On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.6%, after increasing 0.7% in the previous month. source: Central Statistics Office, Mauritius

Inflation Rate in Mauritius averaged 5.80 percent from 1988 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 18.10 percent in April of 1989 and a record low of -1.40 percent in March of 2019. This page provides - Mauritius Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Mauritius Inflation Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2022.

Inflation Rate in Mauritius is expected to be 14.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Mauritius Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 6.00 percent in 2023 and 4.80 percent in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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Mauritius Inflation Rate



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-05-09 10:30 AM Apr 11% 10.7% 12%
2022-06-07 10:00 AM May 10.7% 11% 12.4%
2022-07-07 10:00 AM Jun 10.7% 11.3%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Inflation Rate 10.70 11.00 percent May 2022
Consumer Price Index CPI 121.65 120.98 points May 2022
Producer Prices 137.20 135.70 points May 2022
Food Inflation 11.80 17.20 percent May 2022
Inflation Rate Mom 0.60 0.70 percent May 2022
CPI Transportation 137.68 128.51 points May 2022
CPI Housing Utilities 95.53 94.33 points May 2022
Export Prices 136.50 133.00 points Mar 2022

Mauritius Inflation Rate
In Mauritius, the main components of the consumer price index are: Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (24.8 percent of the total weight); Transport (14.7 percent); Housing, Water, Electricity and Other Fuels (11.2 percent) and Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco (11 percent). Others include Furniture and Household Equipment (5.9 percent); Restaurants & Hotels (5.4 percent); Miscellaneous Goods & Services (5.0 percent); Education (5 percent); Clothing & Footwear (4.6 percent); Communication (4.4 percent); Recreation & Culture (4.2 percent) and Health (3.8 percent). .
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
10.70 11.00 18.10 -1.40 1988 - 2022 percent Monthly
2017=100

News Stream
Mauritius Inflation Rate Hits 2008-High
The annual inflation rate climbed further to 11% in April of 2022, from 10.7% in the previous month. It was the highest reading since August of 2008, mainly underpinned by prices of food & non-alcoholic beverages (17.2% vs 18.4% in March); transport (15.7% vs 16.3%); furnishings (11.2%, the same pace as in March) and alcoholic beverages & tobacco (9.9% vs 10%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices were up by 0.7%, slowing from a 2.1% rise in the prior month.
2022-05-10
Mauritius January Inflation Rate at Over 13-Year High of 7.4%
The annual inflation rate in Mauritius rose to 7.4 percent in January of 2022 percent from 6.8 percent in the previous month. It was the highest rate since November 2008 as inflation quickened for transport (10.8 percent vs 7.2 percent in December); food & non-alcoholic beverages (10.2 percent vs 10 percent); alcoholic beverages & tobacco (9.9 percent vs 9.7 percent); health (8.4 percent vs 5.2 percent); and restaurants & hotels (4.6 percent vs 3.7 percent). On the other hand, inflation declined for housing & utilities (-0.5 percent vs 0.6 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 1.4 percent in January from 0.2 percent in the previous month.
2022-02-08
Mauritius November Inflation Rate at 3-Month High of 6.5%
The annual inflation rate in Mauritius rose to 6.5 percent in November of 2021 from 5.8 percent in the previous month. It was the highest rate since August as inflation quickened for food & non-alcoholic beverages (8.7 percent vs 7.4 percent in October); transport (7.7 percent vs 6.5 percent), miscellaneous goods & services (4.7percent vs 3.8 percent); health (5.2 percent vs 5 percent); and recreation & culture (6.2 percent vs 5.6 percent). Also, prices increased at a softer rate for alcoholic beverages & tobacco (9.8 percent vs 10.3 percent); and restaurants & hotels (3.5 percent vs 4.1 percent). At the same time, inflation remained unchanged for housing & utilities (at 0.6 percent); education (at 4.3 percent); and communication (at 0.2 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.7 percent in November from 0.5 percent in the previous month.
2021-12-07