Inflation Rate in Macau increased to 1.38 percent in July from 1.32 percent in June of 2022. source: Statistics and Census Service, Government of Macao SAR

Inflation Rate in Macau averaged 2.40 percent from 1999 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 9.49 percent in March of 2008 and a record low of -3.65 percent in July of 1999. This page provides the latest reported value for - Macao Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Macau Inflation Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2022.

Inflation Rate in Macau is expected to be 1.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Macau Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 1.80 percent in 2023 and 1.50 percent in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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Macau Inflation Rate



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-07-22 09:30 AM Jun 1.32% 1.10% 1.12%
2022-08-19 10:00 AM Jul 1.38% 1.32% 1.5%
2022-09-21 10:00 AM Aug


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Inflation Rate 1.38 1.32 percent Jul 2022
Consumer Price Index CPI 103.95 103.86 points Jul 2022
Inflation Rate MoM 0.44 0.21 percent Jul 2022
CPI Transportation 112.26 111.62 points Jul 2022
CPI Housing Utilities 101.41 101.48 points Jul 2022
Food Inflation 2.20 1.86 percent Jul 2022
GDP Deflator 97.60 98.60 points Jun 2022
Import Prices 221.60 248.70 points Sep 2021
Export Prices 126.10 129.00 points Sep 2021

Macau Inflation Rate
In Macau, the most important categories in the consumer price index are food and non-alcoholic beverages (29 percent of the total weight) and housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (27 percent). The index also includes: transports (11 percent); miscellaneous goods and services (9.4 percent); clothing and footwear (6.5 percent); recreation and culture (4.8 percent); household appliances (3.3 percent); health (3 percent); education (2.9 percent); communication (2.5 percent) and alcoholic beverages and tobacco (1.0 percent).
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.38 1.32 9.49 -3.65 1999 - 2022 percent Monthly
04/2018 – 03/2019=100

News Stream
Macau Inflation Rate at Over 2-Year High
The annual inflation rate in Macau jumped to 1.32% in June of 2022 from 1.1% in the previous month. It was the highest inflation rate since May of 2020 amid higher wages of domestic helpers, dearer charges for eating out, as well as rising prices of gasoline and liquefied petroleum gas. Among the major sections, prices rose the most for food and non-alcoholic beverages (+1.86%); household furnishings & Services (+13.71%), in particular domestic services (+22.67%) and transport (+7.52%), of which automotive fuels (+26.64%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices were up 0.21%, the most in five months, following a 0.08% uptick in the previous month.
2022-07-22
Macau Inflation Rate Remains Close to 4-Month High
The annual inflation rate in Macau was at 1.06% in April of 2022, little changed from a four-month high of 1.07% in the previous month. The overall increase in the CPI was mainly due to increases in domestic helper wages and charges for eating out, as well as increases in gasoline, electricity and air ticket prices, which were partly moderated by lower housing rents, communication service charges and pork prices. The biggest increases were seen in prices of household equipment and services (11.02%) and transportation (7.64%), while those of communication fell by 10.34%. On a monthly basis, consumer prices were up 0.16%, the most in three months, after a 0.02% downtick in the previous month.
2022-05-23
Macau Inflation Rate Up to 4-Month High
Annual inflation rate in Macau increased to a four-month high of 1.07% in March of 2022 from 0.81% in February. The increase in CPI is mostly due to higher wages of domestic helpers, dearer charges for eating out and electricity, and increasing gasoline prices and airfares, which were partially offset by reduced rentals for dwellings, falling charges for telecommunication services and lower prices of pork. Biggest price increases were seen for auto fuels (24.22%), domestic services (15.97%), liquified petroleum gas (10.54%) and food (1.68%). Compared to the previous month, consumer prices were little changed.
2022-04-22