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

The inflation rate in Mexico was recorded at 3 percent in February of 2015. Inflation Rate in Mexico averaged 26.62 percent from 1974 until 2015, 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
3.00 3.07 179.73 2.91 1974 - 2015 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 Wednesday, April 1, 2015.


Mexican Inflation Rate at Nearly 9-Year Low


Consumer prices in Mexico rose less than analysts expected in February, pushing the inflation rate to 3 percent, the lowest since May 2006.

Year-on-year, food prices rose 5.15 percent down from 5.59 reported in January  while transport cost increased 2.76 percent. Housing, water, electricity and gas prices advanced 2.17 percent and cost of clothing and footwear grew 2.09 percent. In contrast, prices of communication fell 12.38 percent. 

On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose by 0.19 percent, slightly below market expectations and up from a 0.09 percent drop in January.

Core inflation, which strips out some volatile food and energy costs, rose 0.34 percent. 

INEGI I Carolina Cunha I carolina.cunha@tradingeconomics.com
3/9/2015 6:14:21 PM


Recent Releases

Mexico's Inflation Rate at 4-Year Low in January
Mexican annual inflation rate declined to 3.07 percent in January of 2015 from 4.08 percent recorded in December. It was the lowest rate since March of 2011, slightly below market expectations and back to the central bank’s target of 4 percent for the first time in seven months. Published on 2015-02-09

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. Published on 2015-01-08


Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
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
3.07% 4.08% 3.1% 3%
2015-03-09 02:00 PM
Inflation Rate YoY  Feb
3.00% 3.07% 3.02% 3.1%
2015-04-09 03:00 PM
Inflation Rate YoY  Mar
3.00% 3.04%
2015-05-07 02:00 PM
Inflation Rate YoY  Apr
3.63%
2015-06-09 02:00 PM
Inflation Rate YoY  May
4.08%


Mexico Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 3.00 3.07 179.73 2.91 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.19 -0.09 15.46 -0.74 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 116.17 115.95 116.17 0.01 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 2.33 3.24 176.90 2.33 percent [+]
Core Consumer Prices 113.04 112.66 113.04 0.11 Index Points [+]
GDP Deflator 69.68 91.13 124.11 18.93 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 102.02 167.48 471.18 60.18 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 108.49 113.69 143.98 32.37 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 223.70 225.53 230.19 42.19 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 5.39 6.64 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 7.70 Feb/15 7.14 6821.31 1.65 percent [+]
Canada 1.00 Feb/15 1.00 21.60 -17.80 percent [+]
China 1.40 Feb/15 0.80 28.40 -2.20 percent [+]
Euro Area -0.10 Mar/15 -0.30 5.00 -0.70 percent [+]
France -0.30 Feb/15 -0.40 18.80 -0.70 percent [+]
Germany 0.30 Mar/15 0.09 11.54 -7.62 percent [+]
India 5.37 Feb/15 5.19 11.16 4.38 percent [+]
Indonesia 6.38 Mar/15 6.29 82.40 -1.17 percent [+]
Italy -0.09 Mar/15 -0.09 25.64 -0.60 percent [+]
Japan 2.20 Feb/15 2.40 25.00 -2.52 percent [+]
Mexico 3.00 Feb/15 3.07 179.73 2.91 percent [+]
Netherlands 0.14 Feb/15 0.00 11.19 -1.30 percent [+]
Russia 16.70 Feb/15 15.00 2333.30 3.60 percent [+]
South Korea 0.40 Mar/15 0.50 32.50 0.20 percent [+]
Spain -0.70 Mar/15 -1.10 28.43 -1.37 percent [+]
Switzerland -0.80 Feb/15 -0.50 11.92 -1.37 percent [+]
Turkey 7.55 Feb/15 7.24 138.71 -4.01 percent [+]
United Kingdom 0.00 Feb/15 0.30 8.50 0.00 percent [+]
United States 0.00 Feb/15 -0.10 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]