The annual inflation rate in Tunisia edged down to 6.2 percent in August of 2021, from 6.4 percent in the previous month, which was at a 1-½-year high. Prices slowed for food and non-alcoholic beverages (7.4 percent vs 8.0 percent in July); alcoholic beverages & tobacco (19.1 percent vs 26.1 percent); health (6.5 percent vs 7.3 percent); and furnishings (3.8 percent vs 4.0 percent). At the same time, inflation was steady for housing & utilities (at 5.1 percent); recreation & culture (at 4.1 percent) and miscellaneous goods & services (at 4.7 percent). Conversely, prices advanced faster for transport (4.3 percent vs 3.8 percent) and clothing & footwear (7.5 percent vs 7.1 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices were flat, after increasing 0.9 percent in July. source: National Institute of Statistics - Tunisia

Inflation Rate in Tunisia averaged 5.26 percent from 1963 until 2021, 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 September of 2021.

Inflation Rate in Tunisia is expected to be 5.60 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Tunisia Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 4.40 percent in 2022 and 5.20 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Tunisia Inflation Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
6.20 6.40 16.70 -1.90 1963 - 2021 percent Monthly
2015=100


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-06-07 03:30 PM May 5.0% 5.0% 5%
2021-07-06 08:00 AM Jun 5.7% 5% 5.2%
2021-08-05 02:30 PM Jul 6.4% 5.7%
2021-09-06 07:20 AM Aug 6.2% 6.4% 6.7%
2021-10-08 07:30 AM Sep 6.2%
2021-11-05 11:30 AM Oct
2021-12-07 11:00 AM Nov


News Stream
Tunisia Inflation Rate Slows to 6.2% in August
The annual inflation rate in Tunisia edged down to 6.2 percent in August of 2021, from 6.4 percent in the previous month, which was at a 1-½-year high. Prices slowed for food and non-alcoholic beverages (7.4 percent vs 8.0 percent in July); alcoholic beverages & tobacco (19.1 percent vs 26.1 percent); health (6.5 percent vs 7.3 percent); and furnishings (3.8 percent vs 4.0 percent). At the same time, inflation was steady for housing & utilities (at 5.1 percent); recreation & culture (at 4.1 percent) and miscellaneous goods & services (at 4.7 percent). Conversely, prices advanced faster for transport (4.3 percent vs 3.8 percent) and clothing & footwear (7.5 percent vs 7.1 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices were flat, after increasing 0.9 percent in July.
2021-09-06
Tunisia Inflation Rate at Over 1-½-Year High
The annual inflation rate in Tunisia increased to 6.4 percent in July of 2021 from 5.7 percent in the previous month. It was the highest inflation rate since October 2019, mainly due to a rise in prices of food & non-alcoholic beverages (8.0 percent vs 7.2 percent in June), transport (3.8 percent vs 3.4 percent) and housing & utilities (5.1 percent vs 5.0 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged up by 0.9 percent, after a 0.5 percent uptick in June.
2021-08-05
Tunisia Inflation Rate Stabilizes in May
The annual inflation rate in Tunisia came in at 5.0 percent in May of 2021 unchanged from the previous month. Prices rose faster for food (6.0 percent vs 4.9 percent in April) but slowed for health (7.7 percent vs 8.8 percent), transport ( 1.5 percent vs 2.1 percent) and restaurants & hotels (5.8 percent vs 9.2 percent). On a monthly basis, prices went up by 0.5 percent after rising 1.1 percent in March.
2021-06-07
Tunisia Inflation Rate at 6-Month High of 5%
The annual inflation rate in Tunisia increased to 5.0 percent in April of 2021, the highest level since last October, from 4.8 percent in the previous month, due to a faster rise in prices of food products (4.9 percent vs 4.1 percent), transport (2.4 percent vs 1.3 percent), health (8.8 percent vs 8.1 percent), and communications (1.1 percent vs 0.9 percent). Meanwhile, prices rose less for clothing & footwear (6.6 percent vs 6.7 percent in March), and housing & utilities (4.9 percent vs 5.0 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices advanced by 1.1 percent, after increasing by 0.7 percent in March.
2021-05-06

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. .