Brazil Inflation Rate 1980-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The inflation rate in Brazil was recorded at 7.14 percent in January of 2015. Inflation Rate in Brazil averaged 388.04 percent from 1980 until 2015, 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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Brazil Inflation Rate


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7.14 6.41 6821.31 1.65 1980 - 2015 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. Content for - Brazil Inflation Rate - was last refreshed on Friday, February 27, 2015.


Brazil Inflation Rate at 3-1/2-Year High


Brazil annual inflation rate increased to 7.14 percent in January of 2015 from 6.41 percent in the previous month. It is the highest figure since September of 2011, well above the central bank’s target.

The central bank targets inflation at 4.5 percent plus or minus two percentage points. A year earlier, inflation was recorded at 5.59 percent.

On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 1.24 percent, the fastest pace in 12 years. Housing cost recorded the highest increase (2.42 percent) due to an 8.27 percent surge in electricity prices. Transport cost went up 1.83 percent, as prices for bus and taxi increased and food cost rose 1.48 percent. 

Downward pressures came from clothing (-0.69 percent) and housing products (-0.28 percent).

Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
2/6/2015 11:19:21 AM


Recent Releases

Brazil's Inflation Meets Target in December
Brazil's annual inflation rate declined to 6.41 percent in December of 2014 from 6.56 percent in the previous month, coming back to the central bank’s target range for the first time in five months. Published on 2015-01-09

Brazil Inflation Rate Edges Down
Brazilian annual consumer prices marginally slowed to 6.56 percent in November of 2014 from 6.59 percent in the previous month, but stayed above the official target range for the fourth consecutive month. Published on 2014-12-05


Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2014-12-05 11:00 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Nov
6.56% 6.59% 6.59% 6.44%
2015-01-09 11:00 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Dec
6.41% 6.56% 6.42% 6.51%
2015-02-06 11:00 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Jan
7.14% 6.41% 7.14% 7.05%
2015-03-06 11:00 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Feb
7.14% 7.3%
2015-04-08 11:00 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Mar
7.5%
2015-05-08 01:00 PM
Inflation Rate YoY  Apr
7.32%


Brazil Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 7.14 6.41 6821.31 1.65 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 1.24 0.78 82.39 -0.51 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 4110.20 4059.86 4110.20 0.00 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 7.15 6.45 7.15 4.85 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 7.62 4.93 2736.97 4.24 percent [+]
Producer Prices 594.74 593.41 600.19 0.00 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 143.34 148.56 187.34 65.75 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 130.11 134.13 145.42 59.42 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 8.03 7.83 5266.83 -1.71 percent [+]
Producer Prices Change 2.27 2.15 6719.66 -4.77 percent [+]


Inflation Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 1.70 Nov/14 2.30 23.90 -1.30 percent [+]
Brazil 7.14 Jan/15 6.41 6821.31 1.65 percent [+]
Canada 1.00 Jan/15 1.50 21.60 -17.80 percent [+]
China 0.80 Jan/15 1.50 28.40 -2.20 percent [+]
Euro Area -0.60 Jan/15 -0.20 5.00 -0.70 percent [+]
France -0.40 Jan/15 0.10 18.80 -0.70 percent [+]
Germany 0.10 Feb/15 -0.40 11.54 -7.62 percent [+]
India 5.11 Jan/15 5.00 11.16 4.38 percent [+]
Indonesia 6.96 Jan/15 8.36 82.40 -1.17 percent [+]
Italy -0.20 Feb/15 -0.60 25.64 -0.60 percent [+]
Japan 2.40 Jan/15 2.40 25.00 -2.52 percent [+]
Mexico 3.07 Jan/15 4.08 179.73 2.91 percent [+]
Netherlands 0.00 Jan/15 0.70 11.19 -1.30 percent [+]
Russia 15.00 Jan/15 11.40 2333.30 3.60 percent [+]
South Korea 0.80 Jan/15 0.80 32.50 0.20 percent [+]
Spain -1.10 Feb/15 -1.30 28.43 -1.37 percent [+]
Switzerland -0.50 Jan/15 -0.30 11.92 -1.37 percent [+]
Turkey 7.24 Jan/15 8.17 138.71 -4.01 percent [+]
United Kingdom 0.30 Jan/15 0.50 8.50 0.30 percent [+]
United States -0.10 Jan/15 0.80 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]