The annual inflation rate in Tunisia eased to 6.8 percent in June 2019 from 7.0 percent in the prior month. It was the lowest inflation rate since February last year. Prices slowed mostly for food & non-alcoholic beverages (6.0 percent vs 7.3 percent in May); transport (9.2 percent vs 9.5 percent); clothing & footwear (8.7 percent vs 8.8 percent) and furnishings (8.9 percent vs 9.0 percent). Conversely, cost rose further for housing & utilities (5.2 percent vs 5.1 percent) and restaurants & hotels (11.1 percent vs 9.6 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.3 percent, after increasing 0.5 percent in the previous month. Inflation Rate in Tunisia averaged 5.24 percent from 1963 until 2019, 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.

Inflation Rate in Tunisia is expected to be 7.20 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 6.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Tunisia Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 6.50 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-04-04 03:25 PM Inflation Rate YoY Mar 7.1% 7.3% 7%
2019-05-06 02:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY Apr 6.9% 7.1%
2019-06-05 02:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY May 7.0% 6.9% 7.1%
2019-07-05 01:25 PM Inflation Rate YoY Jun 6.8% 7.0% 7.3%
2019-08-06 02:50 PM Inflation Rate YoY Jul 6.8% 7.0%
2019-09-06 10:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY Aug
2019-10-08 07:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY Sep 7.2%


Tunisia Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 6.80 7.00 16.70 -1.90 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 124.60 124.20 139.90 6.76 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 146.80 146.60 146.80 65.20 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 6.00 7.30 10.01 0.86 percent [+]
Producer Prices Change 8.50 9.50 14.70 -1.90 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.30 0.50 4.60 -4.53 percent [+]
Import Prices 157.80 154.50 157.80 50.00 Index Points [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 121.30 120.70 146.16 98.30 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 128.90 128.70 150.35 98.44 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 152.90 155.20 156.70 45.00 Index Points [+]


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. . This page provides - Tunisia Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Tunisia Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
6.80 7.00 16.70 -1.90 1963 - 2019 percent Monthly
2015=100




Country Last Previous
Argentina 55.80 Jun/19
Australia 1.30 Mar/19
Brazil 3.37 Jun/19
Canada 2.00 Jun/19
China 2.70 Jun/19
Euro Area 1.30 Jun/19
France 1.20 Jun/19
Germany 1.60 Jun/19
India 3.18 Jun/19
Indonesia 3.28 Jun/19
Italy 0.70 Jun/19
Japan 0.70 Jun/19
Mexico 3.95 Jun/19
Netherlands 2.70 Jun/19
Russia 4.70 Jun/19
Saudi Arabia -1.50 May/19
Singapore 0.90 May/19
South Africa 4.50 May/19
South Korea 0.70 Jun/19
Spain 0.40 Jun/19
Switzerland 0.60 Jun/19
Turkey 15.72 Jun/19
United Kingdom 2.00 Jun/19
United States 1.60 Jun/19


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