Consumer prices in Mauritius rose 0.5 percent year-on-year in April 2019, following a 1.4 percent decline in the prior month. It is the highest increase in consumer prices since December. Prices rose for food & non-alcoholic beverages (0.2%); transport (0.8%); alcoholic beverages & tobacco (0.8%); furnishings (0.8%); restaurants & hotels (3.8%); miscellaneous goods & services (1.5%); clothing & footwear (3% ) and health (2.4%). In contrast, cost fell for housing & utilities (-0.3%); education (-2.7%) and communication (-3.3 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices were flat for the second month running. Inflation Rate in Mauritius averaged 6.02 percent from 1988 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 18.10 percent in April of 1989 and a record low of -1.40 percent in March of 2019.

Inflation Rate in Mauritius is expected to be 0.30 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Mauritius to stand at 1.30 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Mauritius Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 1.80 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-02-11 10:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 0.5% 1.8% 1.9%
2019-03-08 09:45 AM Inflation Rate YoY -0.8% 0.5% 1.9%
2019-04-05 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY -1.4% -0.8% -1.2%
2019-05-08 09:45 AM Inflation Rate YoY 0.6% -1.4% -1.7%
2019-06-10 04:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 0.5% 1.0%
2019-07-05 05:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 0.3%
2019-08-07 06:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 0.9%


Mauritius Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 0.50 -1.40 18.10 -1.40 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 104.39 104.37 105.92 9.85 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.70 1.90 6.20 0.80 percent [+]
Producer Prices 109.60 109.40 109.60 69.40 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 0.20 -4.10 15.80 -27.28 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.00 0.60 4.40 -2.50 percent [+]
Import Prices 95.40 93.80 127.20 77.40 Index points [+]
Export Prices 98.60 99.60 107.30 49.00 Index points [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 98.19 98.19 101.72 93.66 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 104.04 103.14 107.18 97.15 Index Points [+]


Mauritius Inflation Rate

In Mauritius, the main components of the consumer price index are: Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (24.8 percent of the total weight); Transport (14.7 percent); Housing, Water, Electricity and Other Fuels (11.2 percent) and Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco (11 percent). Others include Furniture and Household Equipment (5.9 percent); Restaurants & Hotels (5.4 percent); Miscellaneous Goods & Services (5.0 percent); Education (5 percent); Clothing & Footwear (4.6 percent); Communication (4.4 percent); Recreation & Culture (4.2 percent) and Health (3.8 percent). This page provides - Mauritius Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Mauritius Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.50 -1.40 18.10 -1.40 1988 - 2019 percent Monthly
2017=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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