Ireland Inflation Rate  1976-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Irish consumer price inflation eased to 0.2 percent in the year to September 2017 from a four-month high of 0.4 percent in the previous month. Prices rose at a softer pace for housing and utilities, and transport, while cost of food and non-alcoholic beverages declined further. Annual core inflation rate, which excludes energy and unprocessed food, fell to 0.1 percent from 0.4 percent in August. On a monthly basis, consumer prices dropped 0.6 percent. Inflation Rate in Ireland averaged 4.65 percent from 1976 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 23.15 percent in October of 1981 and a record low of -6.56 percent in October of 2009.

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Irish Inflation Rate Slows to 0.2% in September


Irish consumer price inflation eased to 0.2 percent in the year to September 2017 from a four-month high of 0.4 percent in the previous month. Prices rose at a softer pace for housing and utilities, and transport, while cost of food and non-alcoholic beverages declined further.

Year-on-year, prices rose at a softer pace for: Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (2.9 percent from 3.2 percent in August); transport (1 percent from 2.2 percent). In contrast, cost fell for: Food and non-alcoholic beverages (-2 percent from -1.7 percent) and miscellaneous goods and services (-1.2 percent from -1.1 percent).

Annual core inflation rate, which excludes energy and unprocessed food, fell to 0.1 percent from 0.4 percent in August.
  
On a monthly basis, consumer prices dropped 0.6 percent after rising 0.4 percent in August. The most significant monthly price changes were decreases in transport (-3.8 percent) and communications (-2.3 percent), while there were increases in clothing and footwear (3.2 percent) and housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (0.6 percent).

The harmonized index rose by 0.2 percent compared to a year earlier, but fell by 0.6 percent in the month.

CSO | Joana Ferreira | joana.ferreira@tradingeconomics.com
10/12/2017 10:24:06 AM



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-08-10 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY -0.2% -0.4% -0.1%
2017-09-07 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 0.4% -0.2% 0.1%
2017-10-12 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 0.2% 0.4% 0.5%
2017-11-10 11:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY -0.10%
2017-12-08 11:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY -0.20%


Ireland Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 0.20 0.40 23.15 -6.56 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.60 0.40 8.12 -1.68 percent [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 100.20 100.80 100.90 59.40 Index Points [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 100.80 101.40 102.60 7.00 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 100.90 101.80 102.50 39.70 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 0.10 0.40 10.20 -6.10 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 101.67 98.94 102.41 63.89 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 102.40 103.50 118.00 27.00 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 100.30 98.20 113.50 15.70 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 87.20 90.30 111.90 14.30 Index Points [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 102.00 101.40 117.80 62.00 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 101.20 105.20 115.90 70.60 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation -2.00 -1.70 21.10 -8.10 percent [+]
Producer Prices Change -2.40 -1.90 9.50 -3.80 percent [+]


Ireland Inflation Rate

In Ireland, the most important categories in the consumer price index are: housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (17 percent of total weight); transport (15 percent); restaurants and hotels (14 percent) and food and non-alcoholic beverages (11 percent). The index also includes: recreation and culture (8 percent); clothing and footwear (5 percent); alcoholic beverages and tobacco (5 percent); health (5 percent) and communications (4 percent). Furnishings, household equipment, education and other goods and services account for the remaining 16 percent. This page provides the latest reported value for - Ireland Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Ireland Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.20 0.40 23.15 -6.56 1976 - 2017 percent Monthly
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