France Inflation Rate  1958-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

French consumer prices rose by 1.1 percent year-on-year in October 2017, matching the preliminary estimate and following a 1 percent increase in the prior month. It was the highest inflation rate since April, as food prices rose further while cost of manufactured products fell at a softer pace. On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged up 0.1 percent in October, recovering from a 0.2 percent fall in September. Inflation Rate in France averaged 4.45 percent from 1958 until 2017, 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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French October Inflation Rate Confirmed at 1.1%


French consumer prices rose by 1.1 percent year-on-year in October 2017, matching the preliminary estimate and following a 1 percent increase in the prior month. It was the highest inflation rate since April, as food prices rose further while cost of manufactured products fell at a softer pace.

Year-on-year, upward pressure came from: Energy (4.8 percent from 5.1 percent in September); food (1.5 percent from 1.1 percent), of which fresh food (4.5 percent from 1.6 percent) and other food (1.1 percent from 1 percent); tobacco ( 2.4 percent, the same pace as in September); and services (1 percent, the same pace as in the prior month). In contrast, prices of manufactured products fell 0.3 percent, after a 0.5 percent decline in September.
 
Annual core inflation, which excludes public sector prices, the most volatile consumer prices and the tax measures, stood at 0.5 percent, as in July, August, and in September.
 
On a monthly basis, consumer prices increased by 0.1 percent in October, in line with a preliminary reading and recovering from a 0.2 percent fall in September. This rebound resulted from that in food prices and lesser drop in services prices. Contrariwise, manufactured product prices slowed down sharply after a marked rise in September. Energy prices increased barely less than in the prior month.
 
The harmonised index of consumer prices rose by 1.2 percent from the previous year; and edged up by 0.1 percent from the previous month.
 
 
 
 

INSEE, France l Chusnul Ch Manan| chusnul@tradingeconomics.com
11/15/2017 8:11:13 AM



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-10-12 06:45 AM Inflation Rate YoY Final 1.0% 0.9% 1% 1%
2017-10-31 07:45 AM Inflation Rate YoY Prel 1.1% 1.0% 1.1%
2017-11-15 07:45 AM Inflation Rate YoY Final 1.1% 1.0% 1.1% 1.1%
2017-11-30 07:45 AM Inflation Rate YoY Prel 1.1% 1%
2017-12-14 07:45 AM Inflation Rate YoY Final 1.1%


France Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 1.10 1.00 18.80 -0.70 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.10 -0.20 0.83 -1.00 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 101.43 101.33 101.49 66.40 Index Points [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 101.71 101.59 101.75 65.64 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 101.17 101.22 101.22 69.30 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 0.50 0.50 4.00 -0.20 percent [+]
Producer Prices 104.50 104.00 110.10 81.50 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 2.00 1.90 7.30 -7.60 percent [+]
Export Prices 114.40 114.70 120.60 87.20 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 99.40 99.80 122.60 86.60 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.50 1.10 6.50 -1.50 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 101.57 101.24 101.75 52.61 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 99.79 98.66 107.85 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 November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.10 1.00 18.80 -0.70 1958 - 2017 percent Monthly
2015=100, NSA




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