The annual inflation rate in the Euro Area is expected to pick up to 2.2 percent in October 2018 from 2.1 percent in the previous month and in line with market consensus. That should be the highest inflation rate since December 2012 on the back of higher prices of services, energy, processed food and industrial goods. Inflation Rate in the Euro Area averaged 1.97 percent from 1991 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 5 percent in July of 1991 and a record low of -0.70 percent in July of 2009.

Euro Area Inflation Rate
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-09-28 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Flash 2.1% 2% 2.1% 2.2%
2018-10-17 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Final 2.1% 2% 2.1% 2.1%
2018-10-31 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Flash 2.2% 2.1% 2.2% 2.2%
2018-11-16 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Final 2.1% 2.2% 2.2%
2018-11-30 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Flash 2%
2018-12-17 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Final


Euro Area Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.20 2.10 5.00 -0.70 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.50 0.20 1.35 -1.60 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 104.25 103.78 104.25 70.52 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 103.41 103.00 103.41 75.11 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.10 0.90 2.60 0.60 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 109.27 108.83 109.27 76.57 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 105.30 104.80 105.30 49.10 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 4.50 4.30 10.80 -8.20 percent [+]
Import Prices 100.80 100.90 101.50 93.30 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 2.10 1.90 6.90 -1.60 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 104.05 103.62 104.05 60.35 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 106.38 107.22 107.22 66.00 Index Points [+]


Euro Area Inflation Rate

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 November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.20 2.10 5.00 -0.70 1991 - 2018 percent Monthly




Country Last
Argentina 40.30 Sep/18
Australia 1.90 Sep/18
Brazil 4.56 Oct/18
Canada 2.20 Sep/18
China 2.50 Oct/18
Euro Area 2.20 Oct/18
France 2.20 Oct/18
Germany 2.50 Oct/18
India 3.31 Oct/18
Indonesia 3.16 Oct/18
Italy 1.60 Oct/18
Japan 1.20 Sep/18
Mexico 4.90 Oct/18
Netherlands 2.10 Oct/18
Russia 3.50 Oct/18
Saudi Arabia 2.10 Sep/18
Singapore 0.70 Sep/18
South Africa 4.90 Sep/18
South Korea 2.00 Oct/18
Spain 2.30 Oct/18
Switzerland 1.10 Oct/18
Turkey 25.24 Oct/18
United Kingdom 2.40 Oct/18
United States 2.50 Oct/18


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