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

Consumer prices in Brazil increased by 8.74 percent year-on-year in July 2016, easing from a 8.84 percent growth in June but above market consensus of 8.66 percent. It was the lowest reading since May last year, as housing prices and cost of furnishings and household equipment rose at a slower. Still, inflation remained well above the central bank's official target of 4.5 percent. On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.52 percent. Inflation Rate in Brazil averaged 372.11 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
8.74 8.84 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 August of 2016.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-06-08 12:00 PM May 9.32% 9.28% 9.29% 9.63%
2016-07-08 12:00 PM Jun 8.84% 9.32% 8.87% 9.1%
2016-08-10 12:00 PM Jul 8.74% 8.84% 8.66% 8.9%
2016-09-09 12:00 PM Aug 8.74% 8.7%
2016-10-07 12:00 PM Sep 8.5%
2016-11-09 11:00 AM Oct 8.2%

Brazil Inflation Rate Edges Down to 8.7% in July


Consumer prices in Brazil increased by 8.74 percent year-on-year in July 2016, easing from a 8.84 percent growth in June but above market consensus of 8.66 percent. It was the lowest reading since May last year, as housing prices and cost of furnishings and household equipment rose at a slower. Still, inflation remained well above the central bank's official target of 4.5 percent.

Cost of housing increased by 5.46 percent in July after growing by 7.37 percent in the previous month; and prices of furnishings and household equipment went up 3.20 percent following a 6.03 percent gain in June. Additional upward pressure came from: Food and non-alcoholic beverages (+13.58 percent from +12.83 percent in June); transports (+6.61 percent from +6.34 percent); health (+11.53 percent from +11.79 percent); education (+9.19 percent from +9.15 percent); and recreation and leisure activities (+8.15 percent from +8.04 percent).

The highest inflation rates were recorded for Fortaleza (+10.78 percent), Belém (+10.04 percent) and Salvador (+9.45 percent), while the lowest rates were recorded for Brasília (+7.71 percent), Curitiba (+7.83 percent) and Vitória (+7.92 percent).

On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 0.52 percent compared to a 0.35 percent growth in the previous month, as prices of food (+1.32 percent from +0.71 percent in June) and transportation (+0.40 percent from -0.53 percent) rose firmly while cost of housing fell (-0.29 percent from +0.63 percent).

IBGE | Joana Ferreira | joana.ferreira@tradingeconomics.com
8/10/2016 1:19:47 PM

Brazil Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 8.74 8.84 6821.31 1.65 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.52 0.35 82.39 -0.51 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 4715.99 4691.59 4715.99 0.00 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 7.32 7.70 9.45 4.85 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 7.97 6.90 2736.97 4.24 percent [+]
Producer Prices 700.36 706.06 706.06 0.00 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 114.37 113.00 187.34 65.75 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 108.14 106.42 145.42 59.42 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 13.56 12.81 5266.83 -1.71 percent [+]
Producer Prices Change 14.80 12.92 6719.66 -4.77 percent [+]
Cpi Transportation 4417.08 4399.48 4448.72 0.00 Index Points [+]




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