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

Inflation rate in Hungary increased to 3.1% year-on-year in June of 2018 from 2.8% in May and in line with market expectations. It was the highest inflation rate since deflation ended in August of 2016. Prices advanced faster for transport (7.4% from 4.9% in May); alcoholic beverages & tobacco (6.5% from 5.7%); miscellaneous goods & services (2.9% from 2.3%) and restaurants & hotels (4.5% from 4.3%). On the other hand, cost slowed for food & non-alcoholic beverages (3.1% from 3.8%); housing & utilities (1.7% from 1.8%); health (3.1% from 3.4%); furniture & household equipment (0.5% from 0.7%); clothing & footwear (0.7% from 0.8%) and education (2.4% from 2.5%). Meanwhile, prices declined for recreation & culture (-0.5% from 0.1%) and communication (-5.2% from -5.7%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.3%, following a 0.6% gain in May. Inflation Rate in Hungary averaged 9.06 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
2018-05-09 07:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.3% 2% 2.3% 2.1%
2018-06-08 07:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.8% 2.3% 2.7% 2.5%
2018-07-10 07:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.1% 2.8% 3.1% 3.1%
2018-08-08 07:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.1% 3.3%
2018-09-11 07:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.2%
2018-10-09 07:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.3%


Hungary Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 3.10 2.80 31.00 -1.40 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.30 0.60 2.10 -0.70 percent [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 100.30 100.60 100.80 99.20 Index Points [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 1273.80 1270.10 1273.80 152.40 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 426.90 425.50 426.90 102.60 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 2.40 2.40 26.31 -0.60 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 148.30 151.69 151.69 34.10 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 105.30 102.70 111.30 96.50 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 5.30 2.70 11.30 -3.50 percent [+]
Export Prices 99.30 100.40 111.50 89.80 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 100.00 100.30 113.00 89.50 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 107.40 104.90 122.00 91.70 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 3.10 3.80 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 July of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.10 2.80 31.00 -1.40 1992 - 2018 percent Monthly
1990=100, NSA




inflation rate by Country
Country Last
Australia 1.90 Mar/18
Brazil 4.39 Jun/18
Canada 2.20 May/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 May/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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