Belgium Inflation Rate  1921-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Consumer prices in Belgium went up 1.90 percent year-on-year in August 2017 after an increase of 1.78 percent in July. It was the highest inflation rate since April, as prices rose faster for food and non-alcoholic beverages (1.42 percent from 0.80 percent in July), housing and utilities (2.89 percent from 2.86 percent), transport (2.46 percent from 2.28 percent), and miscellaneous goods and services (1.81 percent from 1.48 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices increased 0.07 percent, following a 0.30 percent gain in July. The main upward pressure came from for meat, motor fuel and personal care products, while cost fell for airline tickets, mobile phone services and vegetables. Inflation Rate in Belgium averaged 5.72 percent from 1921 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 222.81 percent in January of 1947 and a record low of -18.11 percent in October of 1921.

Belgium Inflation Rate
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-06-29 10:10 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.60% 1.86% 1.7%
2017-07-28 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.78% 1.60% 1.45%
2017-08-30 09:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.90% 1.78% 1.84%
2017-09-28 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.90% 2.1%
2017-10-30 09:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.80%
2017-11-29 10:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.80%


Belgium Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 1.90 1.78 222.81 -18.11 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.07 0.30 178.79 -5.20 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 105.22 105.15 105.22 11.65 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 104.34 102.38 104.34 74.93 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.50 1.70 3.80 -0.90 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 104.06 103.56 104.06 53.10 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 107.90 107.90 114.30 72.20 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 114.89 119.22 147.41 85.35 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 116.62 117.36 153.62 81.20 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.42 0.80 7.62 -1.37 percent [+]
CPI Transportation 102.34 102.42 102.42 85.46 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 5.75 6.16 15.01 -8.21 percent [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 104.64 103.13 104.64 69.91 Index Points [+]


Belgium Inflation Rate

In Belgium, the most important category in the consumer price index is Housing and Utilities (17.6 percent of total weight). Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages accounts for 16.4 percent; Transport for 15.9 percent; Recreation and Culture for 9.3 percent; Miscellaneous Goods and Services for 9 percent and Restaurants and Hotels for 7.8 percent. Furniture, Household Goods and Maintenance; Clothing and Footwear; Communication; Health; Alcoholic beverages and Tobacco and Education account for the remaining 24 percent of total weight. This page provides the latest reported value for - Belgium Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Belgium Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.90 1.78 222.81 -18.11 1921 - 2017 percent Monthly
2013=100




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Australia 1.90 Jun/17
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Japan 0.40 Jul/17
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