The annual inflation rate in Brazil eased to 6.47 percent in October of 2022 from 7.17 percent in the prior month, almost in line with market expectations. It was the lowest reading since March 2021, as prices continue to ease for transport (1.55 percent vs. 3.60 percent in August), food & non-alcoholic beverages (11.27 percent vs. 11.71 percent), and housing (1.14 percent vs. 1.84 percent). Monthly, consumer prices rose by 0.59 percent, slightly above market forecasts of a 0.48 percent gain, following a 0.29 percent decline in September. source: Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE)

Inflation Rate in Brazil averaged 317.44 percent from 1980 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 6821.31 percent in April of 1990 and a record low of 1.65 percent in December of 1998. This page provides - Brazil Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Brazil Inflation Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2022.

Inflation Rate in Brazil is expected to be 5.99 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Brazil Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 4.00 percent in 2023 and 3.50 percent in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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Brazil Inflation Rate



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-10-11 12:00 PM Sep 7.17% 8.73% 7.1% 8%
2022-11-10 12:00 PM Oct 6.47% 7.17% 6.34% 6.27%
2022-12-09 12:00 PM Nov 6.47% 5.53%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Inflation Rate 6.47 7.17 percent Oct 2022
Inflation Rate MoM 0.59 -0.29 percent Oct 2022
Consumer Price Index CPI 6407.93 6370.34 points Oct 2022
Food Inflation 11.20 11.70 percent Oct 2022
CPI Transportation 6066.43 6031.45 points Oct 2022
CPI Housing Utilities 10772.51 10736.01 points Oct 2022

Brazil Inflation Rate
In Brazil, the inflation rate measures a broad rise or fall in prices that consumers pay for a standard basket of goods. The most important categories of the index are: Transport (20 percent); Food and beverages (19 percent of the total weight) ; housing (15 percent); health care (13 percent); and personal expenses (11 percent). Also, Communication accounts for 4 percent; education for 6 percent; clothing for 5 percent; household goods for 4 percent. Data is collected in the Metropolitan Areas of São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Belo Horizonte, Porto Alegre, Belém, Fortaleza, Recife, Salvador and Curitiba and in the cities of Goiânia and Brasília.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
6.47 7.17 6821.31 1.65 1980 - 2022 percent Monthly

News Stream
Brazil Inflation Rate Softens to 19-Month Low
The annual inflation rate in Brazil eased to 6.47 percent in October of 2022 from 7.17 percent in the prior month, almost in line with market expectations. It was the lowest reading since March 2021, as prices continue to ease for transport (1.55 percent vs. 3.60 percent in August), food & non-alcoholic beverages (11.27 percent vs. 11.71 percent), and housing (1.14 percent vs. 1.84 percent). Monthly, consumer prices rose by 0.59 percent, slightly above market forecasts of a 0.48 percent gain, following a 0.29 percent decline in September.
2022-11-10
Brazil Inflation Rate Slows to 17-Month Low
The annual inflation rate in Brazil eased to 7.17 percent in September of 2022 from 8.73 percent in the prior month, almost in line with market expectations. It was the lowest reading since April 2021, as prices continue to ease for transport (3.60 percent vs. 7.62 percent in August), food & non-alcoholic beverages (11.71 percent vs. 13.43 percent), and housing (1.84 percent vs. 3.83 percent). Monthly, consumer prices fell by 0.29 percent, above market forecasts of a 0.34 percent drop, following a 0.36 percent decline in August amid recent price cuts to fuels and electricity.
2022-10-11
Brazil Inflation Rate Eases from Double-Digits
The annual inflation rate in Brazil eased to 8.73 percent in August of 2022 from 10.07 percent in the prior month, almost in line with market expectations. It was the lowest reading since June 2021, as prices continue to ease for transport (7.62 percent vs. 12.99 percent), food & non-alcoholic beverages (13.43 percent vs. 14.72 percent), and housing (3.83 percent vs. 4.43 percent). Monthly, consumer prices fell by 0.36 percent, roughly in line with expectations, following a record 0.68 percent drop in July amid recent price cuts to fuels and electricity.
2022-09-09