Cost of food in Costa Rica increased 5.23 percent in January of 2021 over the same month in the previous year. source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos de Costa Rica

Food Inflation in Costa Rica averaged 5.17 percent from 2007 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 27.74 percent in September of 2008 and a record low of -2.30 percent in November of 2016. This page provides the latest reported value for - Costa Rica Food Inflation - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Costa Rica Food Inflation - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on April of 2021.

Food Inflation in Costa Rica is expected to be 0.20 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Food Inflation in Costa Rica to stand at 1.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Costa Rica Food Inflation is projected to trend around 1.50 percent in 2022 and 2.60 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Costa Rica Food Inflation

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5.23 3.76 27.74 -2.30 2007 - 2021 percent Monthly

Costa Rica Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 0.41 0.96 108.89 -1.20 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 99.92 100.18 102.44 0.46 points [+]
Producer Prices 120.85 119.78 373.75 56.31 points [+]
Inflation Expectations 2.90 3.00 12.92 2.90 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.26 0.18 10.73 -1.70 percent [+]
Food Inflation 5.23 3.76 27.74 -2.30 percent [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 99.27 98.97 101.33 44.67 points [+]
CPI Transportation 103.27 101.34 103.27 61.03 points [+]