The annual inflation rate in Tunisia remained unchanged for the third straight month at 5.4 percent in October of 2020, its lowest level since June of 2017. Prices slowed for transport (0.6 percent vs 1.3 percent in September); miscellaneous goods & services (6.6 percent vs 7.2 percent); education (6.4 percent vs 6.7 percent) and furnishings (5.9 percent vs 6.1 percent). Meantime, inflation was steady for alcoholic beverages & tobacco (at 10.6 percent); restaurants & hotels (at 10.1 percent) and communications (at 1.6 percent). Conversely, prices advanced faster for food & non-alcoholic beverages (5.6 percent vs 5.3 percent) and clothing & footwear (7.6 percent vs 6.9 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 0.8 percent, following a 0.6 percent increase in the prior month. source: National Institute of Statistics - Tunisia

Inflation Rate in Tunisia averaged 5.26 percent from 1963 until 2020, 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 November of 2020.

Inflation Rate in Tunisia is expected to be 6.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Tunisia to stand at 6.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Tunisia Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 6.00 percent in 2021 and 6.20 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Tunisia Inflation Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5.40 5.40 16.70 -1.90 1963 - 2020 percent Monthly
2015=100


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-08-05 02:30 PM Jul 5.7% 5.8% 5.7%
2020-09-07 04:40 PM Aug 5.4% 5.7% 5.8%
2020-10-08 07:30 AM Sep 5.4% 5.4% 5.7%
2020-11-06 11:30 AM Oct 5.4% 5.4% 5.6%
2020-12-07 11:00 AM Nov 5.4%
2021-01-07 09:55 AM Dec
2021-02-01 12:00 PM Jan
2021-03-05 03:00 PM Feb


News Stream
Tunisia October Inflation Rate Steady at Over 3-Year Low
The annual inflation rate in Tunisia remained unchanged for the third straight month at 5.4 percent in October of 2020, its lowest level since June of 2017. Prices slowed for transport (0.6 percent vs 1.3 percent in September); miscellaneous goods & services (6.6 percent vs 7.2 percent); education (6.4 percent vs 6.7 percent) and furnishings (5.9 percent vs 6.1 percent). Meantime, inflation was steady for alcoholic beverages & tobacco (at 10.6 percent); restaurants & hotels (at 10.1 percent) and communications (at 1.6 percent). Conversely, prices advanced faster for food & non-alcoholic beverages (5.6 percent vs 5.3 percent) and clothing & footwear (7.6 percent vs 6.9 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 0.8 percent, following a 0.6 percent increase in the prior month.
2020-11-09
Tunisia Inflation Rate Steady at Over 3-Year Low of 5.4%
The annual inflation rate in Tunisia was 5.4 percent in September of 2020, unchanged from August which was the lowest since June of 2017. Prices slowed mostly for alcoholic beverages & tobacco (10.6 percent vs 17.5 percent in August); miscellaneous goods & services (7.2 percent vs 7.6 percent); housing & utilities (5 percent vs 5.2 percent); recreation & culture (2.7 percent vs 3.4 percent) and transport (1.3 percent vs 1.4 percent). In contrast, food inflation picked up (5.3 percent vs 3.9 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices inched up 0.6 percent, the most since April, after increasing 0.2 percent in the previous month.
2020-10-08
Tunisia Inflation Rate at Over 3-Year Low of 5.4%
The annual inflation rate in Tunisia decreased to 5.4 percent in August of 2020 from 5.7 percent in the previous month. It was the lowest inflation rate since June of 2017, due to a slowdown in prices of food & non-alcoholic beverages & tobacco (3.9 percent vs 4 percent in July). Meantime, inflation was steady for transport (at 4 percent) and housing & utilities (at 5.2 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 0.2 percent, the same as in July.
2020-09-07
Tunisia July Inflation Rate at Near 3-Year Low of 5.7%
Tunisia's annual inflation dropped further to 5.7 percent in July of 2020 from 5.8 percent in the prior month. It was the lowest inflation rate since October of 2017, mainly due to a slowdown in prices of food & non-alcoholic beverages & tobacco (4 percent vs 4.3 percent in June) and transport (1.4 percent vs 1.6 percent). Meantime, inflation was steady for housing & utilities (at 5.2 percent); clothing & footwear (at 7.2 percent); furnishings (at 6.7 percent) and recreation & culture (at 3.3 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices were up 0.2 percent, after decreasing 0.1 percent in the preceding month.
2020-08-05

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. .