The annual inflation rate in the Euro Area fell to 1.4 percent in March 2019 from 1.5 percent in the previous month, in line with the preliminary estimate and market expectations, final data showed. Prices slowed for food, alcohol & tobacco; services and non-energy industrial goods. Inflation Rate in the Euro Area averaged 2 percent from 1991 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 5 percent in July of 1991 and a record low of -0.60 percent in July of 2009.
Inflation Rate in Euro Area is expected to be 1.40 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Euro Area to stand at 1.20 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Euro Area Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 1.70 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.