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

The inflation rate in Mexico was recorded at 2.88 percent in May of 2015. Inflation Rate in Mexico averaged 26.47 percent from 1974 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 179.73 percent in February of 1988 and a record low of 2.88 percent in May of 2015. Inflation Rate in Mexico is reported by the Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía (INEGI).

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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.88 3.06 179.73 2.88 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 Saturday, July 4, 2015.

Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-04-09 02:00 PM Mar 3.14% 3.00% 3.04%
2015-05-07 02:00 PM Apr 3.06% 3.14% 3.1% 3.23%
2015-06-09 02:00 PM May 2.88% 3.06% 3.43%
2015-07-09 02:00 PM Jun 2.88% 3.04%
2015-08-07 02:00 PM Jul 3.38%
2015-09-09 02:00 PM Aug 3.72%


Mexico Inflation Rate Falls to Record Low


Mexican consumer prices rose 2.88 percent year-on-year in May of 2015, following a 3.06 percent increase in April. Is the lowest rate on record mainly due to lower food and energy cost.

Prices of food and nonalcoholic beverages went up 4.44 percent (5.64 percent in April) and cost of housing and utilizes increased at a slower 1.97 percent (2.05 percent in April). Cost of restaurants and hotels recorded the highest increase (4.52 percent from 4.82 percent in April) and transport prices went up 3.21 percent (2.9 percent in April). In contrast, communication cost fell 10.34 percent (-11.44 percent in April).

On a monthly basis, consumer prices fell 0.5 percent, following a 0.26 percent drop in April. 

The core index, which strips out some volatile food and energy prices rose 0.12 percent on the month, bringing the annual rate to 2.33 percent, from 0.16 percent and 2.31 percent respectively in April.

Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
6/9/2015 2:52:13 PM


Recent Releases

Mexico Inflation Rate Slows Slightly
Mexican consumer prices rose 3.06 percent year-on-year in April of 2015, easing from a 3.14 percent increase in March and closer to the central bank’s target. The monthly index fell 0.26 percent, the highest drop in eleven months.
Published on 2015-05-07

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.
Published on 2015-04-09

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


Mexico Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.88 3.06 179.73 2.88 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.50 -0.26 15.46 -0.74 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 115.76 116.34 116.64 0.01 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 2.33 2.31 176.90 2.31 percent [+]
Core Consumer Prices 113.65 113.52 113.65 0.11 Index Points [+]
GDP Deflator 126.82 125.19 126.82 18.93 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 103.68 103.20 103.68 60.18 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 110.05 108.82 143.98 32.37 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 221.99 223.13 230.19 42.19 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 4.44 5.64 11.03 0.03 percent [+]


Inflation Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 1.30 Mar/15 1.70 23.90 -1.30 percent [+]
Brazil 8.47 May/15 8.17 6821.31 1.65 percent [+]
Canada 0.90 May/15 0.80 21.60 -17.80 percent [+]
China 1.20 May/15 1.50 28.40 -2.20 percent [+]
Euro Area 0.20 Jun/15 0.30 5.00 -0.70 percent [+]
France 0.30 May/15 0.10 18.80 -0.70 percent [+]
Germany 0.30 Jun/15 0.70 11.54 -7.62 percent [+]
India 5.01 May/15 4.87 11.16 4.38 percent [+]
Indonesia 7.26 Jun/15 7.15 82.40 -1.17 percent [+]
Italy 0.10 Jun/15 0.10 25.64 -0.60 percent [+]
Japan 0.50 May/15 0.60 25.00 -2.52 percent [+]
Mexico 2.88 May/15 3.06 179.73 2.88 percent [+]
Netherlands 1.10 May/15 0.60 11.19 -1.30 percent [+]
Russia 15.80 May/15 16.40 2333.30 3.60 percent [+]
South Korea 0.70 Jun/15 0.50 32.50 0.20 percent [+]
Spain 0.10 Jun/15 -0.20 28.43 -1.37 percent [+]
Switzerland -1.20 May/15 -1.10 11.92 -1.37 percent [+]
Turkey 7.20 Jun/15 8.09 138.71 -4.01 percent [+]
United Kingdom 0.10 May/15 -0.10 8.50 -0.10 percent [+]
United States 0.00 May/15 -0.20 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]