Cost of food in South Africa increased 6 percent in April of 2022 over the same month in the previous year. source: Statistics South Africa

Food Inflation in South Africa averaged 6.07 percent from 2009 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 15.60 percent in February of 2009 and a record low of 0.60 percent in June of 2010. This page provides the latest reported value for - South Africa Food Inflation - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. South Africa Food Inflation - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on June of 2022.

Food Inflation in South Africa is expected to be 8.40 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the South Africa Food Inflation is projected to trend around 4.00 percent in 2023 and 3.80 percent in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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South Africa Food Inflation

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