Mauritius - Inflation

Inflation, consumer prices (annual %)

The value for Inflation, consumer prices (annual %) in Mauritius was 6.53 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 47 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 42.00 in 1980 and a minimum value of 0.32 in 1971.

Definition: Inflation as measured by the consumer price index reflects the annual percentage change in the cost to the average consumer of acquiring a basket of goods and services that may be fixed or changed at specified intervals, such as yearly. The Laspeyres formula is generally used.

Source: International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics and data files.

See also:

Year Value
1964 1.90
1965 1.79
1966 2.50
1967 1.88
1968 6.98
1969 2.32
1970 1.54
1971 0.32
1972 5.40
1973 13.45
1974 29.12
1975 14.74
1976 12.96
1977 9.17
1978 8.55
1979 14.47
1980 42.00
1981 14.46
1982 11.42
1983 5.59
1984 7.39
1985 6.70
1986 1.63
1987 0.52
1988 9.16
1989 12.67
1990 13.49
1991 7.00
1992 4.64
1993 10.52
1994 7.32
1995 6.03
1996 6.55
1997 6.83
1998 6.81
1999 6.91
2000 4.20
2001 5.39
2002 6.46
2003 3.92
2004 4.71
2005 4.94
2006 8.93
2007 8.80
2008 9.73
2009 2.55
2010 2.89
2011 6.53

Inflation, GDP deflator (annual %)

The value for Inflation, GDP deflator (annual %) in Mauritius was 3.94 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 34 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 26.57 in 1980 and a minimum value of -0.10 in 2009.

Definition: Inflation as measured by the annual growth rate of the GDP implicit deflator shows the rate of price change in the economy as a whole. The GDP implicit deflator is the ratio of GDP in current local currency to GDP in constant local currency.

Source: World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

See also:

Year Value
1977 8.58
1978 10.75
1979 17.94
1980 26.57
1981 10.86
1982 8.87
1983 8.44
1984 7.46
1985 8.20
1986 8.02
1987 12.92
1988 10.89
1989 11.05
1990 10.12
1991 8.56
1992 5.36
1993 9.22
1994 6.56
1995 5.40
1996 7.00
1997 5.12
1998 6.96
1999 5.28
2000 2.09
2001 7.10
2002 5.85
2003 5.71
2004 6.09
2005 4.26
2006 7.09
2007 11.70
2008 6.55
2009 -0.10
2010 1.62
2011 3.94

Classification

Topic: Financial Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Exchange rates & prices