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

Consumer prices in Hungary increased 2 percent year-on-year in March of 2018, following a 1.9 percent rise in the previous month and in line with market expectations. Prices rose faster for food & non-alcoholic beverages (4.1 percent vs 3.8 percent in February); alcoholic beverages & tobacco (7.5 percent vs 7.2 percent); health (3.4 percent vs 3.3 percent); education (2.3 percent vs 2.2 percent) and catering & accommodation (4.3 percent vs 3.9 percent). In addition, cost rebounded for clothing & footwear (0.4 percent vs -0.1 percent) and recreation & culture (0.1 percent vs -0.3 percent). Meanwhile, prices rose at a slower pace for housing & utilities (1.8 percent vs 1.9 percent) and furnishings (0.5 percent vs 0.6 percent). On the other hand, prices fell more for transport (-0.8 percent vs -0.7 percent) and telecommunication (-6.6 percent vs -6.1 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices increased 0.1 percent after a 0.2 percent rise in February. Inflation Rate in Hungary averaged 9.12 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
2018-02-13 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.1% 2.1% 2.1% 2.1%
2018-03-08 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.9% 2.1% 2% 2.1%
2018-04-10 07:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2% 1.9% 2% 2%
2018-05-09 07:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2% 1.90%
2018-06-08 07:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.90%
2018-07-10 07:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.90%


Hungary Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.00 1.90 31.00 -1.40 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.10 0.20 2.10 -0.70 percent [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 100.10 100.20 100.80 99.20 Index Points [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 1253.30 1252.30 1253.30 152.40 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 423.60 422.90 423.60 102.60 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 2.50 2.40 26.31 -0.60 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 151.69 144.77 151.69 34.10 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 103.90 103.30 111.30 96.50 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 3.90 3.30 11.30 -3.50 percent [+]
Export Prices 99.50 100.60 111.50 89.80 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 99.20 100.20 113.00 89.50 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 99.20 99.30 122.00 91.70 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 4.10 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 April of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.00 1.90 31.00 -1.40 1992 - 2018 percent Monthly
1990=100, NSA




inflation rate by Country
Country Last
Australia 1.90 Dec/17
Brazil 2.68 Mar/18
Canada 2.30 Mar/18
China 2.10 Mar/18
Euro Area 1.30 Mar/18
France 1.60 Mar/18
Germany 1.60 Mar/18
India 4.28 Mar/18
Indonesia 3.40 Mar/18
Italy 0.80 Mar/18
Japan 1.10 Mar/18
Mexico 5.04 Mar/18
Netherlands 1.00 Mar/18
Russia 2.40 Mar/18
South Korea 1.30 Mar/18
Spain 1.20 Mar/18
Switzerland 0.80 Mar/18
Turkey 10.23 Mar/18
United Kingdom 2.50 Mar/18
United States 2.40 Mar/18


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