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

Consumer prices in France rose 0.8 percent year-on-year in May of 2017, slowing from a 1.2 percent rise in the prior month and matching preliminary figures. It was the lowest inflation rate since December 2016, as cost of food and energy increased less than in a month earlier while cost of manufactured products continued to fall. On a monthly basis, consumer prices were flat, after gaining 0.1 percent in April. Inflation Rate in France averaged 4.48 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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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-05-16 06:45 AM Apr 1.2% 1.1% 1.2% 1.2%
2017-05-31 06:45 AM May 0.8% 1.2% 1.3%
2017-06-15 06:45 AM May 0.8% 1.2% 0.8% 0.8%
2017-06-30 06:45 AM Jun 0.8% 0.6%
2017-07-13 06:45 AM Jun 0.8%
2017-07-28 06:45 AM Jul 0.72%




France Inflation Rate Confirmed At 5-Month Low Of 0.8% In May


Consumer prices in France rose 0.8 percent year-on-year in May of 2017, slowing from a 1.2 percent rise in the prior month and matching preliminary figures. It was the lowest inflation rate since December 2016, as cost of food and energy increased less than in a month earlier while cost of manufactured products continued to fall.

Year-on-year, prices went up at a slower pace for food (0.4 percent from 0.7 percent in April), of which fresh food (-0.3 percent) and other food (0.5 percent), followed by tobacco (2.6 percent from 2.8 percent), energy (5.3 percent from 9.3 percent), of which petroleum products (8.1 percent), and services (0.9 percent from 1.0 percent), of which actual rentals and services for dwellings (0.5 percent), health (1.0 percent), transport (1.7 percent) and other services (1.4 percent). In contrast, price fell for manufactured goods (-0.7 percent from -0.7 percent).

Annual core inflation, which excludes public sector prices, the most volatile consumer prices and the tax measures, rose 0.4 percent, slowing from 0.5 percent in April.

On a monthly basis, consumer prices were flat, after gaining 0.1 percent in April. A rebound in food prices, particularly fresh products, offset by a fall in energy prices and, to a lesser extent, in tobacco prices. Services prices were stable and the prices of manufactured products grew at the same pace as in the prior month.

The harmonised index of consumer prices rose 0.9 percent from the previous year and were flat month-over-month.

Insee l Rida Husna | rida@tradingeconomics.com
6/15/2017 7:31:47 AM



France Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 0.80 1.20 18.80 -0.70 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.00 0.10 0.83 -1.00 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 101.34 101.26 101.34 66.40 Index Points [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 101.60 101.57 101.60 65.64 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 100.99 101.03 101.03 69.30 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 0.40 0.50 4.00 -0.20 percent [+]
Producer Prices 104.40 105.00 110.10 81.50 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 2.90 3.90 7.30 -7.60 percent [+]
Export Prices 117.10 117.80 120.60 87.20 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 102.50 102.10 122.60 86.60 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 0.40 0.70 6.50 -1.50 percent [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 101.31 101.68 101.75 52.61 Index Points [+]
Cpi Transportation 97.95 101.73 103.02 57.10 Index Points [+]


France Inflation Rate Notes

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 June of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.80 1.20 18.80 -0.70 1958 - 2017 percent Monthly
2015=100, NSA



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