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. 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 June of 2021.

Inflation Rate in Tunisia is expected to be 5.10 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 4.00 in 12 months time. 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
5.00 5.00 16.70 -1.90 1963 - 2021 percent Monthly
2015=100


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-03-08 07:30 AM Feb 4.9% 4.9% 4.8%
2021-04-06 01:00 PM Mar 4.8% 4.9% 5.2%
2021-05-06 01:30 AM Apr 5.0% 4.8% 4.8%
2021-06-07 03:30 PM May 5.0% 5.0% 5%
2021-07-06 10:00 AM Jun
2021-08-05 02:30 PM Jul
2021-09-07 04:40 PM Aug
2021-10-08 07:30 AM Sep


News Stream
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 at 4-Year Low
The annual inflation rate in Tunisia edged down to 4.8 percent in March of 2021, after remaining flat at 4.9 percent in each of the previous four months. It is the lowest reading since June of 2017, as prices increased at a slower pace for food products (4.1 percent vs 4.8 in February) and clothing & footwear (6.7 percent vs 8.8 percent). Nevertheless, prices grew faster in transport (1.3 percent vs 0.5 percent), health (8.1 percent vs 7.5 percent), housing & utilities (5.0 percent vs 4.8 percent) and communications (0.9 percent vs 0.8 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose by 0.7 percent, after a flat reading in the previous month.
2021-04-06
Tunisia Inflation Rate Unchanged at 4.9%
The annual inflation rate in Tunisia was flat at 4.9 percent in February of 2021, unchanged from each of the previous three months. It remains at the lowest level since June of 2017, as prices increased roughly at the same pace for food products (4.8 percent vs 4.9 in January); manufacturing (4.8 percent vs 4.8 percent in December); and health (7.5 percent vs 6.6 percent in January). On a monthly basis, consumer prices were flat after increasing 0.7 percent in the previous month.
2021-03-08

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. .