Hungary Inflation Rate  1992-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Consumer prices in Hungary increased 2.1 percent year-on-year in May of 2017, following a 2.2 percent rise in April and below market expectations of 2.4 percent. It is the lowest inflation rate so far this year as prices rose less for services (1.5 percent from 1.7 percent in April) and other fuels (2.8 percent from 5 percent) and continued to fall for consumer durables (-0.3 percent from -0.6 percent). In contrast, prices went up faster for food and non-alcoholic beverages (2.5 percent from 1.9 percent), namely pork (14.8 percent); sugar (12 percent); cheese (7.3 percent); meat preparations (6.1 percent) and bread (4.5 percent) while cost of poultry meat fell 15.7 percent. Additional upward pressure came from prices of energy (0.7 percent from 0.6 percent); clothing (0.4 percent from -0.1 percent) and alcohol and tobacco (3.9 percent from 2.9 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices increased 0.2 percent, following a 0.4 percent rise in April. Inflation Rate in Hungary averaged 9.34 percent from 1992 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 31 percent in June of 1995 and a record low of -1.40 percent in January of 2015.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-04-11 07:00 AM Mar 2.7% 2.9% 3.1% 2.7%
2017-05-10 07:00 AM Apr 2.2% 2.7% 2.3% 2.5%
2017-06-08 07:00 AM May 2.1% 2.2% 2.4% 1.9%
2017-07-07 07:00 AM Jun 2.1% 1.7%
2017-08-09 07:00 AM Jul 1.87%
2017-09-08 07:00 AM Aug 1.84%




Hungary Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.10 2.20 31.00 -1.40 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.20 0.40 2.10 -0.70 percent [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 100.20 100.40 100.80 99.20 Index Points [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 1235.70 1233.30 1235.70 152.40 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 415.30 414.20 415.30 102.60 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 2.10 1.90 26.31 -0.60 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 141.14 144.44 144.44 34.08 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 104.40 104.20 111.30 96.50 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 4.40 4.20 11.30 -3.50 percent [+]
Export Prices 102.00 102.00 111.50 89.80 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 103.40 102.80 113.00 89.50 Index Points [+]
Cpi Transportation 102.80 105.90 122.00 91.70 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 2.50 1.90 18.50 -2.70 percent [+]


Hungary Inflation Rate Notes

In Hungary, the most important category in the consumer price index is Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (21.3 percent of total weight). Transport accounts for 16.2 percent; Housing and Utilities for 13.2 percent; Alcoholic beverages and Tobacco for 8.3 percent; Recreation and Culture for 7.7 percent and Miscellaneous Goods and Services for 7.3 percent. Restaurants and Hotels; Health; Furniture, Household Goods and Maintenance; Communication; Clothing and Footwear and Education account for the remaining 26 percent of total weight. This page provides - Hungary Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Hungary Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.10 2.20 31.00 -1.40 1992 - 2017 percent Monthly
1990=100, NSA



inflation rate by Country

Last
Australia 2.10 Mar/17
Brazil 3.60 May/17
Canada 1.30 May/17
China 1.50 May/17
Euro Area 1.40 May/17
France 0.80 May/17
Germany 1.50 May/17
India 2.18 May/17
Indonesia 4.33 May/17
Italy 1.40 May/17
Japan 0.40 Apr/17
Mexico 6.16 May/17
Netherlands 1.10 May/17
Russia 4.10 May/17
South Korea 2.00 May/17
Spain 1.90 May/17
Switzerland 0.50 May/17
Turkey 11.72 May/17
United Kingdom 2.90 May/17
United States 1.90 May/17