The annual inflation rate in Tunisia accelerated for the eighth straight month to 7.8 percent in May of 2022, from 7.5 percent in the prior month. It was the highest reading since October of 1991, mainly explained by soaring prices of alcoholic beverages & tobacco (24.3 percent vs 24.2 percent); housing & utilities (7.3 percent vs 5 percent); furnishings (8.4 percent vs 7.4 percent) and restaurants & hotels (7.9 percent vs 7.2 percent). Meanwhile, inflation slowed a bit for food & non-alcoholic beverages (8.2 percent vs 8.7 percent); clothing & footwear (9.4 percent vs 10.1 percent) and communication (2.1 percent vs 2.3 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices were up 0.9 percent, slowing from a 1.4 percent rise in the e previous month. source: National Institute of Statistics - Tunisia
Inflation Rate in Tunisia averaged 5.28 percent from 1963 until 2022, 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 June of 2022.
Inflation Rate in Tunisia 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 Tunisia Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 4.00 percent in 2023 and 3.20 percent in 2024, according to our econometric models.