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.

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Tunisia Inflation Rate



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-05-06 11:00 AM Apr 7.5% 7.2% 7.4%
2022-06-07 11:00 AM May 7.8% 7.5% 7.8%
2022-07-06 11:00 AM Jun 7.8% 8%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Inflation Rate 7.80 7.50 percent May 2022
Consumer Price Index CPI 149.50 148.20 points May 2022
Producer Prices 169.20 169.00 points Dec 2021
Food Inflation 8.20 8.70 percent May 2022
CPI Transportation 143.90 142.50 points May 2022
CPI Housing Utilities 141.50 138.10 points May 2022
Inflation Rate Mom 0.90 1.40 percent May 2022
Import Prices 196.00 192.50 points Mar 2022
Export Prices 172.50 169.40 points Mar 2022
Producer Prices Change 9.80 9.46 percent Dec 2021

Tunisia Inflation Rate
In Tunisia, the three main components of the consumer price index are: Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (26.2 percent of total weight); Housing and Utilities (19 percent) and Transport (12.7 percent). Others include: Clothing and Footwear (7.4 percent); Household Contents, Equipment and Maintenance (5.9 percent); Health (5.8 percent) and Miscellaneous Goods and Services (5.6 percent). Restaurants and Hotels, Communication, Education, Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco and Recreation and Culture account for the remaining 17.3 percent of total weight. .
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7.80 7.50 16.70 -1.90 1963 - 2022 percent Monthly
2015=100

News Stream
Tunisia May Inflation Rate Highest since 1991
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.
2022-06-07
Tunisia Inflation Rate at 3-1/2-Year High
The annual inflation rate in Tunisia accelerated for the seventh straight month to 7.5 percent in April of 2022 from 7.2 percent in the prior month. It was the highest reading since October of 2018. Main upward pressure came from the prices of alcoholic beverages and tobacco (24.2 percent vs 21 percent in March), transport (6.7 percent vs 5.9 percent); clothing and footwear (10.1 percent vs 9.8 percent) and furniture, household items and routine household maintenance (7.4 percent vs 6.1 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices were up 1.4 percent, accelerating from a 0.8 percent rise in the previous month.
2022-05-06
Tunisia Inflation Rate at Over 3-Year High
The annual inflation rate in Tunisia accelerated for the sixth straight month to 7.2 percent in March of 2022, from 7 percent in the prior month. It was the highest reading since February of 2019. Main upward pressure came from the prices of alcoholic beverages and tobacco (21 percent versus 19.4 percent in February), clothing and footwear (9.8 percent vs 8.9 percent) and furniture, household items and routine household maintenance (6.1 percent vs 5.7 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices were up 0.8 percent, accelerating from a 0.3 percent rise in the previous month.
2022-04-06