The annual inflation rate stood at a near six-year high of 11.9% in October of 2022, unchanged from the previous month. Main upward pressure came from prices of transportation (24.1% vs 23.9% in September); food & non-alcoholic beverages (17.2% vs 17.9%); restaurants & hotels (14.1% vs 12.6%) and housing & utilities (6.2% vs 2.5%). Meanwhile, prices softened for recreation & culture (3.5% vs 4.6%) and clothing & footwear (2.2% vs 2.5%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices were up by 0.5%, the same pace as in the previous month. source: Central Statistics Office, Mauritius

Inflation Rate in Mauritius averaged 5.87 percent from 1988 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 18.10 percent in April of 1989 and a record low of -1.40 percent in March of 2019. This page provides - Mauritius Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Mauritius Inflation Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2022.

Inflation Rate in Mauritius is expected to be 12.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Mauritius Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 6.00 percent in 2023 and 4.80 percent in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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Mauritius Inflation Rate



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-10-07 10:00 AM Sep 11.9% 11.5% 12.3%
2022-11-08 10:00 AM Oct 11.9% 11.9% 12.3%
2022-12-07 10:00 AM Nov 11.9% 12.1%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Inflation Rate 11.90 11.90 percent Oct 2022
Consumer Price Index CPI 125.69 125.05 points Oct 2022
Producer Prices 148.10 148.60 points Sep 2022
Food Inflation 17.20 17.90 percent Oct 2022
CPI Transportation 141.12 140.70 points Oct 2022
CPI Housing Utilities 98.88 95.47 points Oct 2022
Inflation Rate MoM 0.50 0.50 percent Oct 2022
Export Prices 135.60 136.50 points Jun 2022

Mauritius Inflation Rate
In Mauritius, the main components of the consumer price index are: Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (25 percent of the total weight); Transport (15 percent); Housing, Water, Electricity and Other Fuels (11 percent) and Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco (11 percent). Others include Furniture and Household Equipment (6 percent); Restaurants & Hotels (5 percent); Miscellaneous Goods & Services (5 percent); Education (5 percent); Clothing & Footwear (5 percent); Communication (4 percent); Recreation & Culture (4 percent) and Health (4 percent).
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
11.90 11.90 18.10 -1.40 1988 - 2022 percent Monthly
2017=100

News Stream
Mauritius Inflation Rate Steady at Near 6-Year High of 11.9%
The annual inflation rate stood at a near six-year high of 11.9% in October of 2022, unchanged from the previous month. Main upward pressure came from prices of transportation (24.1% vs 23.9% in September); food & non-alcoholic beverages (17.2% vs 17.9%); restaurants & hotels (14.1% vs 12.6%) and housing & utilities (6.2% vs 2.5%). Meanwhile, prices softened for recreation & culture (3.5% vs 4.6%) and clothing & footwear (2.2% vs 2.5%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices were up by 0.5%, the same pace as in the previous month.
2022-11-08
Mauritius Inflation Rate Hits 2008-High
The annual inflation rate climbed further to 11% in April of 2022, from 10.7% in the previous month. It was the highest reading since August of 2008, mainly underpinned by prices of food & non-alcoholic beverages (17.2% vs 18.4% in March); transport (15.7% vs 16.3%); furnishings (11.2%, the same pace as in March) and alcoholic beverages & tobacco (9.9% vs 10%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices were up by 0.7%, slowing from a 2.1% rise in the prior month.
2022-05-10
Mauritius January Inflation Rate at Over 13-Year High of 7.4%
The annual inflation rate in Mauritius rose to 7.4 percent in January of 2022 percent from 6.8 percent in the previous month. It was the highest rate since November 2008 as inflation quickened for transport (10.8 percent vs 7.2 percent in December); food & non-alcoholic beverages (10.2 percent vs 10 percent); alcoholic beverages & tobacco (9.9 percent vs 9.7 percent); health (8.4 percent vs 5.2 percent); and restaurants & hotels (4.6 percent vs 3.7 percent). On the other hand, inflation declined for housing & utilities (-0.5 percent vs 0.6 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 1.4 percent in January from 0.2 percent in the previous month.
2022-02-08