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

Annual inflation in Hungary rose to 3.6 percent in September of 2018 from 3.4 percent in each of the previous two months and above market expectations of 3.5 percent. It is the highest inflation rate since January of 2013 as cost went up faster for food & non-alcoholic beverages (4.6 percent compared to 3.9 percent in August), mainly due to prices of seasonal items such as potatoes, fresh vegetables and fruits which jumped 21.2 percent; alcoholic beverages and tobacco (5.4 percent compared to 4.9 percent); and recreation and culture (1.7 percent compared to 0.2 percent). On the other hand, inflation eased for transport (8 percent compared to 8.5 percent) and miscellaneous goods and services (2.5 percent compared to 2.7 percent) and was steady for housing and utilities (1.8 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.3 percent after a 0.1 percent gain in August. Inflation Rate in Hungary averaged 9 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
2018-08-08 07:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.4% 3.1% 3.2% 3.3%
2018-09-11 07:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.4% 3.4% 3.3% 3.2%
2018-10-09 07:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.6% 3.4% 3.5% 3.3%
2018-11-08 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.6% 3.1%
2018-12-11 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.2%


Hungary Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 3.60 3.40 31.00 -1.40 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.30 0.10 2.10 -0.70 percent [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 100.30 100.00 100.80 99.20 Index Points [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 1282.20 1278.20 1282.20 152.40 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 430.10 428.60 430.10 102.60 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 2.40 2.20 26.31 -0.60 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 152.52 148.30 152.52 34.10 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 108.10 108.40 111.30 96.50 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 8.10 8.40 11.30 -3.50 percent [+]
Export Prices 105.60 104.60 111.50 89.80 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 106.90 105.80 113.00 89.50 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 108.00 108.50 122.00 91.70 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 4.60 3.90 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 October of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.60 3.40 31.00 -1.40 1992 - 2018 percent Monthly
1990=100, NSA




inflation rate by Country
Country Last
Argentina 40.50 Sep/18
Australia 2.10 Jun/18
Brazil 4.53 Sep/18
Canada 2.20 Sep/18
China 2.50 Sep/18
Euro Area 2.10 Sep/18
France 2.20 Sep/18
Germany 2.30 Sep/18
India 3.77 Sep/18
Indonesia 2.88 Sep/18
Italy 1.40 Sep/18
Japan 1.20 Sep/18
Mexico 5.02 Sep/18
Netherlands 1.90 Sep/18
Russia 3.40 Sep/18
Saudi Arabia 2.20 Aug/18
Singapore 0.70 Aug/18
South Africa 4.90 Aug/18
South Korea 1.90 Sep/18
Spain 2.30 Sep/18
Switzerland 1.00 Sep/18
Turkey 24.52 Sep/18
United Kingdom 2.40 Sep/18
United States 2.30 Sep/18


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