Hungary Inflation Rate  1992-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Consumer prices in Hungary increased 2.1 percent year-on-year in January of 2018, the same as in the previous month and in line with market expectations. Cost slowed for alcoholic beverages & tobacco (7.4 percent compared to 7.7 percent in December); clothing & footwear (0.2 percent compared to 0.6 percent); education (2.2 percent compared to 2.4 percent) and miscellaneous goods & services (1.2 percent compared to 1.3 percent). In addition, prices fell for transport (-0.4 percent compared to 0.8 percent) and recreation & culture (-0.1 percent compared to a flat reading). Meanwhile, prices advanced faster for food & non-alcoholic beverages (4.5 percent compared to 3.4 percent), namely eggs (48.0 percent); butter (13.6 percent); pasta; (8.7 percent); milk products (7.9 percent); bread (7.1 percent) and coffee (5.1 percent). Also, cost of housing and utilities rose further (2.1 percent compared to 1.9 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.3 percent. Inflation Rate in Hungary averaged 9.16 percent from 1992 until 2018, 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 TEForecast
2017-12-08 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.5% 2.2% 2.5% 2.4%
2018-01-12 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.1% 2.5% 2.3% 2.4%
2018-02-13 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.1% 2.1% 2.1% 2.1%
2018-03-08 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.1% 2.10%
2018-04-10 07:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.10%
2018-05-09 07:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.10%


Hungary Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.10 2.10 31.00 -1.40 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.30 0.00 2.10 -0.70 percent [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 100.30 100.00 100.80 99.20 Index Points [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 1250.30 1245.30 1250.30 152.40 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 422.10 422.30 422.30 102.60 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 2.50 2.60 26.31 -0.60 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 143.70 145.36 145.36 34.08 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 103.90 104.50 111.30 96.50 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 3.90 4.50 11.30 -3.50 percent [+]
Export Prices 102.30 102.60 111.50 89.80 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 102.20 102.50 113.00 89.50 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 99.60 104.70 122.00 91.70 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 4.50 3.40 18.50 -2.70 percent [+]


Hungary Inflation Rate

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 February of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.10 2.10 31.00 -1.40 1992 - 2018 percent Monthly
1990=100, NSA




inflation rate by Country
Country Last
Australia 1.90 Dec/17
Brazil 2.86 Jan/18
Canada 1.90 Dec/17
China 1.50 Jan/18
Euro Area 1.30 Jan/18
France 1.40 Jan/18
Germany 1.60 Jan/18
India 5.07 Jan/18
Indonesia 3.25 Jan/18
Italy 0.80 Jan/18
Japan 1.00 Dec/17
Mexico 5.55 Jan/18
Netherlands 1.50 Jan/18
Russia 2.20 Jan/18
South Korea 1.00 Jan/18
Spain 0.60 Jan/18
Switzerland 0.70 Jan/18
Turkey 10.35 Jan/18
United Kingdom 3.00 Jan/18
United States 2.10 Jan/18


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