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

The inflation rate in Brazil was recorded at 6.41 percent in December of 2014. Inflation Rate in Brazil averaged 388.97 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).

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Brazil Inflation Rate


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
6.41 6.56 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 Thursday, January 29, 2015.


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.

 The central bank targets inflation at 4.5 percent plus or minus two percentage points.

On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 0.78 percent in December, accelerating from a 0.51 percent increase in the previous month. Transport prices recorded the highest increase (1.38 percent), mainly due to a 42.53 percent increase in cost of airline tickets. Food cost rose 1.08 percent; apparel went up by 0.85 percent and housing increased 0.51 percent. In contrast, prices of communication and household articles were flat.

Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
1/9/2015 11:42:14 AM


Recent Releases

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

Brazil Inflation Rate Slows in October
Brazilian annual inflation rate slowed slightly to 6.59 percent in October of 2014 from 6.75 percent in September. On a monthly basis, consumer prices decelerated for the first time in three months. Published on 2014-11-07


Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2014-11-07 11:00 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Oct
6.59% 6.75% 6.67% 6.9%
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
6.41% 6.35%
2015-03-06 11:00 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Feb
6.6%
2015-04-08 11:00 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Mar
6.65%


Brazil Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 6.41 6.56 6821.31 1.65 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.78 0.51 82.39 -0.51 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 4059.86 4028.44 4059.86 0.00 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 6.45 6.46 6.94 4.85 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 7.62 4.93 2736.97 4.24 percent [+]
Producer Prices 593.41 591.65 600.19 0.00 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 148.79 151.36 187.34 65.75 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 134.21 134.35 145.42 59.42 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 8.03 7.83 5266.83 -1.71 percent [+]
Producer Prices Change 4.56 4.03 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 6.41 Dec/14 6.56 6821.31 1.65 percent [+]
Canada 1.50 Dec/14 2.00 21.60 -17.80 percent [+]
China 1.50 Dec/14 1.40 28.40 -2.20 percent [+]
Euro Area -0.20 Dec/14 0.30 5.00 -0.70 percent [+]
France 0.10 Dec/14 0.30 18.80 -0.70 percent [+]
Germany 0.20 Dec/14 0.57 11.54 -7.62 percent [+]
India 5.00 Dec/14 4.38 11.16 4.38 percent [+]
Indonesia 8.36 Dec/14 6.23 82.40 -1.17 percent [+]
Italy 0.00 Dec/14 0.19 25.64 -2.44 percent [+]
Japan 2.40 Nov/14 2.90 25.00 -2.52 percent [+]
Mexico 4.08 Dec/14 4.17 179.73 2.91 percent [+]
Netherlands 0.70 Dec/14 1.00 11.19 -1.30 percent [+]
Russia 11.40 Dec/14 9.10 2333.30 3.60 percent [+]
South Korea 0.80 Dec/14 1.00 32.50 0.20 percent [+]
Spain -1.00 Dec/14 -0.40 28.43 -1.37 percent [+]
Switzerland -0.30 Dec/14 -0.10 11.92 -1.37 percent [+]
Turkey 8.17 Dec/14 9.15 138.71 -4.01 percent [+]
United Kingdom 0.50 Dec/14 1.00 8.50 0.50 percent [+]
United States 0.80 Dec/14 1.30 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]