Macau's consumer price inflation fell to 2.77 percent year-on-year in April 2019 from 2.84 percent in the previous month. Prices rose softer for housing & utilities (1.79 pct vs 1.93 pct in March); transport (4.74 pct vs 5.40 pct); miscellaneous goods & services (1.67 pct vs 1.85 pct); household goods & furnishings (2.90 vs 3.07 pct); clothing & footwear (2.25 pct vs 3.21 pct), and health (3.14 pct vs 3.18 pct). Meantime, inflation was steady for education (at 5.89 pct). On the other hand, prices increased faster for both food & non-alcoholic beverages (3.21 pct vs 3.02 pct) and recreation & culture (3.49 pct vs 1.85 pct). Meanwhile, prices continued to fall for communication (-0.76 pct vs -0.74 pct). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up by 0.25 percent, after a 0.40 percent drop in the prior month. Inflation Rate in Macau averaged 2.62 percent from 1999 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 9.49 percent in March of 2008 and a record low of -3.65 percent in July of 1999.

Inflation Rate in Macau is expected to be 2.60 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Macau to stand at 3.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Macau Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 3.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-02-26 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.04% 2.94% 2.7%
2019-03-21 09:15 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.79% 3.04% 2.9%
2019-04-23 05:15 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.84% 2.79% 3.1%
2019-05-22 02:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.77% 2.84% 2.9%
2019-06-21 05:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.77%
2019-07-20 05:25 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.6%
2019-08-21 04:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY


Macau Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.77 2.84 9.49 -3.65 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 115.14 114.85 115.31 60.40 Index Points [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.25 -0.40 2.53 -1.30 percent [+]
Food Inflation 3.21 3.02 19.97 -5.46 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 105.60 104.70 105.60 46.50 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 127.10 117.90 243.20 46.40 Index Points [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 113.74 113.62 113.93 52.22 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 122.81 123.38 123.38 71.45 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 114.40 128.40 169.20 61.40 Index Points [+]


Macau Inflation Rate

In Macau, the most important categories in the consumer price index are food and non-alcoholic beverages (29 percent of the total weight) and housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (27 percent). The index also includes: transports (11 percent); miscellaneous goods and services (9.4 percent); clothing and footwear (6.5 percent); recreation and culture (4.8 percent); household appliances (3.3 percent); health (3 percent); education (2.9 percent); communication (2.5 percent) and alcoholic beverages and tobacco (1.0 percent). This page provides the latest reported value for - Macao Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Macau Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.77 2.84 9.49 -3.65 1999 - 2019 percent Monthly
10/2013 – 09/2014=100




Country Last Previous
Argentina 55.80 Apr/19
Australia 1.30 Mar/19
Brazil 4.94 Apr/19
Canada 2.00 Apr/19
China 2.50 Apr/19
Euro Area 1.70 Apr/19
France 1.30 Apr/19
Germany 2.00 Apr/19
India 2.92 Apr/19
Indonesia 2.83 Apr/19
Italy 1.10 Apr/19
Japan 0.90 Apr/19
Mexico 4.41 Apr/19
Netherlands 2.90 Apr/19
Russia 5.20 Apr/19
Saudi Arabia -1.90 Apr/19
Singapore 0.80 Apr/19
South Africa 4.40 Apr/19
South Korea 0.60 Apr/19
Spain 1.50 Apr/19
Switzerland 0.70 Apr/19
Turkey 19.50 Apr/19
United Kingdom 2.10 Apr/19
United States 2.00 Apr/19


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