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

Consumer prices in Hungary increased 2.5 percent year-on-year in November of 2017, following a 2.2 percent increase in October and in line with market expectations. Cost rose faster for food and non-alcoholic beverages (3.4 percent compared to 3.2 percent in October), namely eggs (23 percent); butter (15.4 percent); milk products (9.6 percent); bread (7.5 percent); cheese (7.1 percent) and pork (4.1 percent). Additional upward pressure came mainly from housing and utilities (1.8 percent compared to 1.7 percent); transport (3.3 percent compared to 1.2 percent) and alcoholic beverages and tobacco (7.9 percent compared to 7.6 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices increased 0.4 percent, compared to 0.3 percent in October. Inflation Rate in Hungary averaged 9.21 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 TEForecast
2017-10-10 07:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.5% 2.6% 2.6% 2.7%
2017-11-09 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.2% 2.5% 2.3% 2.6%
2017-12-08 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.5% 2.2% 2.5% 2.4%
2018-01-13 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.5%
2018-02-14 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY
2018-03-08 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY


Hungary Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.50 2.20 31.00 -1.40 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.40 0.30 2.10 -0.70 percent [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 100.30 100.30 100.80 99.20 Index Points [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 1245.70 1241.30 1245.70 152.40 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 421.40 420.90 421.40 102.60 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 2.70 2.70 26.31 -0.60 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 143.70 145.36 145.36 34.08 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 104.50 104.10 111.30 96.50 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 4.50 4.10 11.30 -3.50 percent [+]
Export Prices 101.70 100.60 111.50 89.80 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 101.50 100.60 113.00 89.50 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 103.30 101.20 122.00 91.70 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 3.40 3.20 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 December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.50 2.20 31.00 -1.40 1992 - 2017 percent Monthly
1990=100, NSA




inflation rate by Country
Country Last
Australia 1.80 Sep/17
Brazil 2.80 Nov/17
Canada 1.40 Oct/17
China 1.70 Nov/17
Euro Area 1.50 Nov/17
France 1.20 Nov/17
Germany 1.80 Nov/17
India 3.58 Oct/17
Indonesia 3.30 Nov/17
Italy 0.90 Nov/17
Japan 0.20 Oct/17
Mexico 6.63 Nov/17
Netherlands 1.50 Nov/17
Russia 2.50 Nov/17
South Korea 1.30 Nov/17
Spain 1.60 Nov/17
Switzerland 0.80 Nov/17
Turkey 12.98 Nov/17
United Kingdom 3.00 Oct/17
United States 2.00 Oct/17