The annual inflation rate in Mauritius eased to 1 percent in January of 2021 from 2.7 percent in the previous month. It was the lowest inflation rate since December of 2019, as prices plunged for food & non-alcoholic beverages (-0.7 percent vs 5.2 percent in December) and continued to decline for housing & utilities (-5.7 percent vs -5.1 percent). Meanwhile, prices increased at a faster rate for clothing & footwear (2.2 percent vs 1.6 percent) and recreation & culture (2.5 percent vs 1.9 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged up 0.8 percent rebounding from a downwardly revised 0.2 percent decline in the previous month. source: Central Statistics Office, Mauritius
Inflation Rate in Mauritius averaged 5.79 percent from 1988 until 2021, 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. This page provides - Mauritius Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Mauritius Inflation Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2021.
Inflation Rate in Mauritius 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 Mauritius to stand at 2.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Mauritius Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 2.30 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.