The inflation rate in Seychelles was recorded at 0.97 percent in July of 2020.

Inflation Rate in Seychelles averaged 6.93 percent from 2003 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 63.25 percent in December of 2008 and a record low of -5.54 percent in March of 2010. This page provides - Seychelles Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Seychelles Inflation Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2020.

Inflation Rate in Seychelles is expected to be 0.80 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Seychelles to stand at 1.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Seychelles Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 1.60 percent in 2021 and 2.00 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Seychelles Inflation Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.97 0.19 63.25 -5.54 2003 - 2020 percent Monthly
2014=100


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-05-08 07:00 AM Apr 0.08% 0.85% 0.9%
2020-06-05 08:00 AM May -0.18% 0.08% -0.4%
2020-07-07 09:30 AM Jun 0.19% -0.18% 0.2%
2020-08-07 07:00 AM Jul 0.97% 0.19% 0.2%
2020-09-07 08:00 AM Aug 0.97% 1.2%
2020-10-07 08:00 AM Sep 1.4%
2020-11-09 08:20 AM Oct
2020-12-07 08:00 AM Nov


News Stream
Seychelles Consumer Prices Rebound Slightly in June
Consumer prices in Seychelles went up 0.2 percent year-on-year in June of 2020, following a 0.2 percent drop in the previous month. Prices advanced faster for food items, excluding fish (3.1 percent vs 1.3 percent in May), especially vegetables (9 percent vs 1 percent) and sugar, jam, honey and confectionery (7.5 percent vs 5.3 percent). Meanwhile, fish prices continued to plunge (-11.2 percent vs -9.2 percent), as seafood demand continued to be hit by the Covid-19 pandemic and measures to contain it, including travel restrictions. In Seychelles, the majority of the catches are sold mostly to hotels and restaurants while some species are exported. Also, the cost dropped for non-food products (-0.1 percent vs -0.3 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 0.4 percent, after being flat in the previous month.
2020-07-09
Seychelles March Inflation Rate Ticks Up to 0.85%
The annual inflation rate in Seychelles rose to 0.85 percent in March of 2020 from 0.76 percent in the previous month, pushed up by both food items, excluding fish (0.78 percent vs 0.44 percent in February) and non-food products (0.92 percent vs 0.94 percent). Meantime, fish prices fell at a softer pace (-3.85 percent vs -8.68 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged up 0.01 percent, after increasing 0.10 percent in the prior month.
2020-04-07
Seychelles January Inflation Rate at Over 3-Year Low
Annual inflation rate in Seychelles fell to 0.95 percent in January 2020 from 1.69 percent in the previous month. It was the lowest inflation rate since December 2016, as prices declined for fresh fish (-7.87 percent vs 7.86 percent in December). In addition, cost slowed for both food items, excluding fresh fish (1.08 percent vs 1.34 percent) and non-food products (1.05 percent vs 1.67 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices were up 0.30 percent, after increasing 0.01 percent in the previous month.
2020-02-07
Seychelles December Inflation Rate Edges Down to 1.69%
Annual inflation rate in Seychelles was 1.69 percent in December 2019, almost unchanged from 1.70 percent in the prior month. Prices slowed for fresh fish (7.86 percent vs 12.5 percent in November) and food items, excluding fresh fish (1.34 percent vs 1.57 percent) while rose slightly faster for non-food products (1.67 percent vs 1.58 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.01 percent, easing from a 0.29 percent increase in the prior month.
2020-01-09

Seychelles Inflation Rate
In Seychelles, the inflation rate measures a broad rise or fall in prices that consumers pay for a standard basket of goods.