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

The inflation rate in Mexico was recorded at 3.14 percent in March of 2015. Inflation Rate in Mexico averaged 26.57 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
3.14 3.00 179.73 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 Tuesday, April 28, 2015.


Mexico Inflation Rate Edges Up in March


Consumer prices in Mexico rose 3.14 percent year-on-year in March, slightly up from a nine-year low 3 percent in February as transport cost increased at a faster pace.

Year-on-year, cost of food and non-alcoholic beverages increased 5.06 percent (5.15 percent in February) and transport prices advanced 3.71 percent (2.76 percent in February). 

On a monthly basis, consumer prices increased 0.41 percent, following a 0.19 percent rise in February. Transport cost recorded the highest increase (1.31 percent), followed by recreation and culture (1.29 percent). Prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages went up 0.26 percent.

The core index, which strips out some volatile food and energy prices rose 0.26 percent on the month, bringing the annual rate to 2.45 percent. 

Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
4/9/2015 4:35:34 PM


Recent Releases

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. Published on 2015-03-09

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


Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
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 02:00 PM
Inflation Rate YoY  Mar
3.14% 3.00% 3.04%
2015-05-07 02:00 PM
Inflation Rate YoY  Apr
3.14% 3.63%
2015-06-09 02:00 PM
Inflation Rate YoY  May
4.08%
2015-07-09 02:00 PM
Inflation Rate YoY  Jun
4.27%


Mexico Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 3.14 3.00 179.73 2.91 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.41 0.19 15.46 -0.74 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 116.64 116.17 116.64 0.01 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 2.45 2.40 176.90 2.33 percent [+]
Core Consumer Prices 113.34 113.04 113.34 0.11 Index Points [+]
GDP Deflator 124.51 124.11 124.51 18.93 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 102.74 101.95 103.44 60.18 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 109.75 108.42 143.98 32.37 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 223.59 223.70 230.19 42.19 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 5.06 5.15 11.03 0.03 percent [+]


Inflation Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 1.30 Feb/15 1.70 23.90 -1.30 percent [+]
Brazil 8.13 Mar/15 7.70 6821.31 1.65 percent [+]
Canada 1.20 Mar/15 1.00 21.60 -17.80 percent [+]
China 1.40 Mar/15 1.40 28.40 -2.20 percent [+]
Euro Area -0.10 Mar/15 -0.30 5.00 -0.70 percent [+]
France -0.10 Mar/15 -0.30 18.80 -0.70 percent [+]
Germany 0.30 Mar/15 0.09 11.54 -7.62 percent [+]
India 5.17 Mar/15 5.37 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 3.14 Mar/15 3.00 179.73 2.91 percent [+]
Netherlands 0.38 Mar/15 0.20 11.19 -1.30 percent [+]
Russia 16.90 Mar/15 16.70 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 -0.90 Mar/15 -0.80 11.92 -1.37 percent [+]
Turkey 7.61 Mar/15 7.55 138.71 -4.01 percent [+]
United Kingdom 0.00 Mar/15 0.00 8.50 0.00 percent [+]
United States -0.10 Mar/15 0.00 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]