Brazil Inflation Rate  1980-2016 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Consumer prices in Brazil increased by 9.32 percent year-on-year in May of 2016, following April's 9.28 percent growth and above market consensus of 9.29 percent gain. While prices of housing advanced further, cost of food and transportation rose at a slower pace. On a monthly basis, consumer prices increased by 0.78 percent, accelerating from a 0.61 percent growth in the previous month. Inflation Rate in Brazil averaged 373.82 percent from 1980 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 6821.31 percent in April of 1990 and a record low of 1.65 percent in December of 1998. Inflation Rate in Brazil is reported by the Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE).

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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
9.32 9.28 6821.31 1.65 1980 - 2016 percent Monthly
In Brazil, the components of the Consumer Price Index are: food and beverages, transport, housing, household goods, health care, personal expenses, clothing, communication and education. Data is collected in the Metropolitan Areas of São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Belo Horizonte, Porto Alegre, Belém, Fortaleza, Recife, Salvador and Curitiba and in the cities of Goiânia and Brasília. This page provides - Brazil Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Brazil Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2016.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-04-08 12:00 PM Mar 9.39% 10.36% 9.42% 10.3%
2016-05-06 12:00 PM Apr 9.28% 9.39% 9.21% 9.37%
2016-06-08 12:00 PM May 9.32% 9.28% 9.29% 9.63%
2016-07-08 12:00 PM Jun 9.32% 9.2%
2016-08-10 12:00 PM Jul 9.4%
2016-09-09 12:00 PM Aug 9.3%

Brazil Inflation Rate Edges Higher in May


Consumer prices in Brazil increased by 9.32 percent year-on-year in May of 2016, following April's 9.28 percent growth and above market consensus of 9.29 percent gain. While prices of housing advanced further, cost of food and transportation rose at a slower pace.

Inflation remained well above the central bank's official target of 4.5 percent, pushed up by further rise in cost of housing (+7.62 percent from +7.01 percent in April); while, transport prices (+7.66 percent from +7.98 percent) and cost of food (+12.74 percent from +13.40 percent) went up at a slower pace.

The highest inflation rates were recorded for Fortaleza (+11.01 percent), Porto Alegre (+10.51 percent) and Belém (+9.71 percent), while the lowest rates were recorded for Vitória (+7.58 percent), Campo Grande (+8.19 percent) and Belo Horizonte (+8.31 percent).

On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose by 0.78 percent, accelerating from a 0.61 percent growth in the previous month, boosted by a jump in prices of housing (+1.79 percent from -0.38 percent in April).

IBGE | Joana Ferreira | joana.ferreira@tradingeconomics.com
6/8/2016 1:26:27 PM

Brazil Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 9.32 9.28 6821.31 1.65 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.78 0.61 82.39 -0.51 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 4675.23 4639.05 4675.23 0.00 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 8.23 7.85 9.45 4.85 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 7.97 6.90 2736.97 4.24 percent [+]
Producer Prices 691.54 681.39 691.54 0.00 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 107.35 105.90 187.34 65.75 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 111.30 108.71 145.42 59.42 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 12.72 13.40 5266.83 -1.71 percent [+]
Producer Prices Change 12.92 11.47 6719.66 -4.77 percent [+]
Cpi Transportation 4422.92 4448.72 4448.72 0.00 Index Points [+]




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