Euro Area Inflation Rate  1991-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Consumer prices in the Euro Area increased by 1.3 percent year-on-year in June 2017, matching the flash estimate and easing from a 1.4 percent rise in May. It was the lowest inflation rate since December last year, as energy prices rose at a slower pace, final figures showed. Annual core inflation, which excludes volatile prices of energy and unprocessed food and tobacco and at which the ECB looks in its policy decisions, rose to 1.1 percent from 0.9 percent in May. On a monthly basis, consumer prices were unchanged. Inflation Rate in the Euro Area averaged 1.99 percent from 1991 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 5 percent in July of 1991 and a record low of -0.70 percent in July of 2009.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-06-16 09:00 AM May 1.4% 1.9% 1.4% 1.4%
2017-06-30 09:00 AM Jun 1.3% 1.4% 1.2% 1.2%
2017-07-17 09:00 AM Jun 1.3% 1.4% 1.3% 1.3%
2017-07-31 09:00 AM Jul 1.3% 1.19%
2017-08-17 09:00 AM Jul 1.3%
2017-08-31 09:00 AM Aug 1.25%




Eurozone June Inflation Rate Confirmed At 6-Month Low


Consumer prices in the Euro Area increased by 1.3 percent year-on-year in June 2017, matching the flash estimate and easing from a 1.4 percent rise in May. It was the lowest inflation rate since December last year, as cost of energy and unprocessed food rose at a slower pace, final figures showed.

Year-on-year energy prices rose by 1.9 percent after increasing by 4.5 percent in May, and cost of unprocessed food went up by 1 percent, easing from a 1.6 percent gain in the previous month. Meanwhile, prices rose further for: Services (1.6 percent from 1.3 percent in May); processed food, alcohol and tobacco (1.6 percent from 1.5 percent); and non-energy industrial goods (0.4 percent from 0.3 percent).

Among major Member States, the lowest annual rates were registered in Ireland (-0.6 percent), France (0.8 percent) and Greece (0.9 percent); while the highest were recorded in Spain (1.6 percent) and Germany (1.5 percent).

Annual core inflation, which excludes volatile prices of energy and unprocessed food and tobacco and at which the ECB looks in its policy decisions, rose to 1.1 percent from 0.9 percent in May.

On a monthly basis, consumer prices were unchanged, in line with market consensus and following a 0.1 percent drop in May.

Eurostat | Joana Ferreira | joana.ferreira@tradingeconomics.com
7/17/2017 9:17:48 AM



Euro Area Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 1.30 1.40 5.00 -0.70 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.00 -0.10 1.35 -1.60 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 101.95 101.92 102.04 70.52 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 102.40 102.17 102.40 75.11 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.10 0.90 2.60 0.60 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 107.15 107.20 107.20 76.59 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 104.10 104.50 109.40 50.70 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 3.30 4.30 10.70 -8.10 percent [+]
Import Prices 103.90 104.40 104.80 96.00 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.20 1.40 6.90 -1.60 percent [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 100.64 100.66 100.94 60.35 Index Points [+]
Cpi Transportation 101.30 101.40 104.05 66.00 Index Points [+]


Euro Area Inflation Rate Notes

In Euro Area, the inflation rate is calculated using the weighted average of the Harmonised Index of Consumer Price (HICP) aggregates. The main components of the HICP are: food, alcohol and tobacco (19 percent of the total weight), energy (11 percent), non-energy industrial goods (29 percent) and services (41 percent). The HICP aggregates are computed as the weighted average of each country’s HICP components. The weight of a country is its share of household final monetary consumption expenditure in the total of the country’s group. The local HICPs are supplied to the Eurostat by the National Statistical Institutes. This page provides the latest reported value for - Euro Area Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Euro Area Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.30 1.40 5.00 -0.70 1991 - 2017 percent Monthly



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