France Inflation Rate  1958-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The French consumer price inflation rate came in at 2 percent year on year in June of 2018, unchanged from the previous month, but below preliminary estimates of 2.1 percent. It remained at its highest level since August 2012, as prices increased faster for both energy and food products while those of services slowed down. Inflation Rate in France averaged 4.42 percent from 1958 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 18.80 percent in April of 1958 and a record low of -0.70 percent in July of 2009.

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France Inflation Rate Revised Down to 2% in June


The French consumer price inflation rate came in at 2 percent year-on-year in June of 2018, unchanged from the previous month, but below preliminary estimates of 2.1 percent. It remained at its highest level since August 2012, as prices increased faster for both energy and food products while those of services slowed down.

Year-on-year, inflation rose for: energy (12.3 percent vs 10.0 percent in May) and food (1.9 percent vs 1.8 percent), mostly fresh food (5.9 percent vs 5.0 percent) as other food cost must remain steady (1.2 percent). Meanwhile, services prices eased (1.2 percent vs 1.5 percent) and manufactured products cost fell at the same pace (-0.2 percent).
 
Annual core inflation, which excludes public sector prices, the most volatile consumer prices and the tax measures, decreased to 0.8 percent in June from 1 percent in May.
 
On a monthly basis, consumer prices were flat in June, missing preliminary estimates of a 0.1 percent gain and following a rise of 0.4 percent in the previous month. Consumer prices were flat for : manufactured products (from 0.3 percent in May), services (from 0.1 percent), and tobacco (from - 0.6 percent). Main upward pressure came from: energy (0.9 percent from 2 percent).

The harmonized index of consumer prices went up 2.3 percent from the previous year; and were flat month-over-month.
 


INSEE, France l Chusnul Ch Manan | chusnul@tradingeconomics.com
7/12/2018 7:30:31 AM



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-06-14 06:45 AM Inflation Rate YoY Final 2% 1.6% 2.0% 2.0%
2018-06-29 06:45 AM Inflation Rate YoY Prel 2.1% 2% 1.8%
2018-07-12 06:45 AM Inflation Rate YoY Final 2% 2% 2.1% 2.1%
2018-07-31 06:45 AM Inflation Rate YoY Prel 2% 2%
2018-08-14 06:45 AM Inflation Rate YoY Final 2%
2018-08-31 06:45 AM Inflation Rate YoY Prel 1.9%


France Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.00 2.00 18.80 -0.70 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.00 0.40 1.00 -1.00 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 103.37 103.36 103.37 66.40 Index Points [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 103.93 103.92 103.93 65.64 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 101.87 102.01 102.01 69.30 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 0.80 1.00 4.00 -0.20 percent [+]
Producer Prices 102.00 101.40 102.20 96.50 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 2.90 1.70 7.30 -7.60 percent [+]
Export Prices 115.30 114.50 120.60 87.20 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 101.70 100.20 122.60 86.60 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.90 1.80 6.50 -1.50 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 103.35 103.65 103.65 52.61 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 100.61 106.51 106.51 57.10 Index Points [+]


France Inflation Rate

In France, the most important categories in the consumer price index are manufactured products excluding clothing and pharmaceuticals (20.6 percent of total weight) and food (16.4 percent). The index also includes: healthcare (10.1 percent); energy (8.7 percent); rentals and real estate services (7.4 percent); transport and communication services (5 percent); clothing and footwear (4.7 percent) and pharmaceuticals (4.6 percent). These weighs are updated annually and express the share of expenditures on a given aggregate as a total of the household consumption expenditures. This page provides the latest reported value for - France Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. France Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.00 2.00 18.80 -0.70 1958 - 2018 percent Monthly
2015=100, NSA




inflation rate by Country
Country Last
Australia 1.90 Mar/18
Brazil 4.39 Jun/18
Canada 2.50 Jun/18
China 1.90 Jun/18
Euro Area 2.00 Jun/18
France 2.00 Jun/18
Germany 2.10 Jun/18
India 5.00 Jun/18
Indonesia 3.12 Jun/18
Italy 1.30 Jun/18
Japan 0.70 Jun/18
Mexico 4.65 Jun/18
Netherlands 1.70 Jun/18
Russia 2.30 Jun/18
South Korea 1.50 Jun/18
Spain 2.30 Jun/18
Switzerland 1.10 Jun/18
Turkey 15.39 Jun/18
United Kingdom 2.40 Jun/18
United States 2.90 Jun/18


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