Mexico Inflation Rate 1974-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The inflation rate in Mexico was recorded at 4.08 percent in December of 2014. Inflation Rate in Mexico averaged 26.71 percent from 1974 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 179.73 percent in February of 1988 and a record low of 2.91 percent in November of 2005. Inflation Rate in Mexico is reported by the Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía (INEGI).

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Mexico Inflation Rate


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.08 4.17 179.73 2.91 1974 - 2014 percent Monthly
Dec 2010=100
In Mexico, the most important categories in the CPI basket are Nonfood Goods (19.7 percent of the total weight); Housing (18.7 percent) and Other Services (18.4 percent). Food, Beverages and Tobacco account for 14.8 percent and Energy for 9.5 percent. Others include: Products subsidized by the government (5.3 percent); Education (5.1 percent); Meat and Eggs (4.8 percent) and Fruits and Vegetables (3.7 percent). The CPI index has a base of 100 as of December of 2010. The national index tracks 46 large, medium and small cities. This page provides - Mexico Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Mexico Inflation Rate - was last refreshed on Sunday, February 1, 2015.


Mexico Inflation Rate At 5-Month Low


Mexican annual inflation rate eased slightly to 4.08 percent in December from 4.17 percent in November. It is the lowest rate in five months but still above the central bank's 4 percent tolerance ceiling.

Year-on-year, communication cost fell 6.77 percent while clothing and footwear prices rose only 2.27 percent. Housing, water, electricity and gas cost increased 2.98 percent, transport rose 4.98 percent and food and non-alcoholic beverages grew 6.64 percent.

On a monthly basis, consumer prices increased 0.49 percent, slowing from a 0.81 percent rise in November. 

Annual core inflation rate slowed to 3.24 percent from 3.34 percent in the previous month.

Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
1/8/2015 6:57:23 PM


Recent Releases

Mexico Inflation Rate Edges Down in November
Mexican consumer prices rose 4.17 percent year-on-year in November following a 4.3 percent increase in the previous month. Although the inflation rate slowed for the first time in seven months, it is still above the central bank's 4 percent tolerance ceiling. Published on 2014-12-09

Mexico Inflation Rate Keeps Rising
Mexican annual inflation rate accelerated further to 4.3 percent in October of 2014 from 4.22 percent in September, pushed up by higher food prices. Monthly inflation accelerated to 0.55 percent, the highest in nine months. Published on 2014-11-07


Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2014-11-07 02:00 PM
Inflation Rate YoY  Oct
4.30% 4.22% 4.33%
2014-12-09 02:00 PM
Inflation Rate YoY  Nov
4.17% 4.30% 4.18% 4.35%
2015-01-08 02:00 PM
Inflation Rate YoY  Dec
4.08% 4.17% 4.11% 3.54%
2015-02-09 02:00 PM
Inflation Rate YoY  Jan
4.08% 3.87%
2015-03-09 02:00 PM
Inflation Rate YoY  Feb
3.57%
2015-04-09 02:00 PM
Inflation Rate YoY  Mar
3.19%


Mexico Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 4.08 4.17 179.73 2.91 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.49 0.81 15.46 -0.74 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 116.05 115.49 116.05 0.01 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 3.24 3.34 176.90 2.40 percent [+]
Core Consumer Prices 112.70 112.44 112.70 0.11 Index Points [+]
GDP Deflator 124.22 123.64 124.22 18.93 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 102.57 102.49 103.44 60.18 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 122.08 124.62 143.98 32.37 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 227.08 227.43 230.19 42.19 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 6.64 5.94 11.03 0.03 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 -0.60 Jan/15 -0.20 5.00 -0.70 percent [+]
France 0.10 Dec/14 0.30 18.80 -0.70 percent [+]
Germany -0.30 Jan/15 0.20 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 Dec/14 2.40 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 -1.40 Jan/15 -1.00 28.43 -1.40 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 [+]