Brazil Inflation Rate 1980-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The inflation rate in Brazil was recorded at 6.75 percent in September of 2014. Inflation Rate in Brazil averaged 391.80 Percent from 1980 until 2014, 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).

   
 
 

Brazil Inflation Rate


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
6.75 6.51 6821.31 1.65 1980 - 2014 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 Sunday, October 26, 2014.


Brazil Inflation Rate Up to 3-Year High


Brazilian annual inflation rate accelerated to 6.75 percent in September of 2014 from 6.51 percent in August. It is the highest rate since October of 2011, mainly driven by a rise in meat prices.

The inflation rate stayed above the upper limit of the central bank's target range for the first time in fifteen months. 

On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 0.57 percent, more than doubling the 0.25 percent increase in August. Food prices were the main contributor, rising for the first time in four months (surged 0.78 percent, following a 0.15 percent drop in August). Meat cost rose 3.17 percent on average, while in Vitória and Campo Grande it increased 6.12 percent and 5.06 percent, respectively.

Additional upward pressures came from housing cost (+0.77 percent), transport (+0.63 percent) and clothing (+0.57 percent). 

Among regions, Rio de Janeiro recorded the highest annual inflation rate (7.63 percent) and Belém and Goiânia the lowest (6.26 percent each). In São Paulo, the inflation was recorded at 6.66 percent. 

Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
10/8/2014 1:35:09 PM


Recent Releases

Brazil Inflation Rate Steady in August
Brazilian annual inflation rate came in at 6.51 percent in August, marginally unchanged from 6.5 percent in July. Yet, monthly inflation accelerated for the first time in five months due to a rise in transport cost. Published on 2014-09-05

Brazil Inflation Rate Eases Slightly in July
The annual consumer prices in Brazil edged down to 6.5 percent in July of 2014, from 6.52 percent recorded in June, mostly driven by lower transport prices. Published on 2014-08-08


Calendar GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2014-07-08 01:00 PM Brazil
Inflation Rate YoY
Jun 2014 6.52% 6.37% 6.5% 5.95%
2014-08-08 01:00 PM Brazil
Inflation Rate YoY
Jul 2014 6.50% 6.52% 6.6% 6.41%
2014-09-05 01:00 PM Brazil
Inflation Rate YoY
Aug 2014 6.51% 6.50% 6.51% 6.5%
2014-10-08 01:00 PM Brazil
Inflation Rate YoY
Sep 2014 6.75% 6.51% 6.64% 6.57%
2014-11-07 11:00 AM Brazil
Inflation Rate YoY
Oct 2014 6.75% 6.9%


Brazil Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 6.75 6.51 6821.31 1.65 Percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.57 0.25 82.39 -0.51 Percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 3991.24 3968.62 3991.24 0.00 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 6.82 6.75 6.94 4.85 Percent [+]
GDP Deflator 7.62 4.93 2736.97 4.24 Percent [+]
Producer Prices 580.07 579.84 600.19 0.00 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 158.46 162.08 187.34 65.75 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 137.37 138.96 144.19 59.42 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 8.21 7.52 5266.83 -1.71 Percent [+]
Producer Prices Change 3.97 5.24 6719.66 -4.77 Percent [+]