The inflation rate in the Netherlands increased to 2.8 percent year-on-year in August 2019 from 2.5 percent in the previous month. This was the highest inflation rate since April, as prices rose faster for recreation and culture (1.5 pct vs 1.0 pct in July); furnishing and household equipment (2.0 pct vs 1.7 pct); restaurants and hotels (5.8 pct vs 5.3 pct); while clothing and footwear prices rebounded sharply (5.6 pct vs -0.3 pct). On the other hand, prices went up softer for: housing and utilities (3.6 pct vs 3.7 pct); transport (2.3 percent vs 2.5 pct), and food and non-alcoholic beverages (4.8 pct vs 4.9 pct). Meantime, annual core inflation, which excludes energy, food, alcohol, and tobacco surged to 2.5 percent in August from 1.9 percent in July. It marked the highest annual core inflation rate since September 2013. On a monthly basis, consumer prices increased 0.4 percent, after a 1 percent gain in the previous month. Inflation Rate in Netherlands averaged 3.21 percent from 1971 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 11.19 percent in November of 1974 and a record low of -1.30 percent in February of 1987.

Inflation Rate in Netherlands is expected to be 3.30 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Netherlands to stand at 2.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Netherlands Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 2.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-06-13 04:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY May 2.4% 2.9% 2.9%
2019-07-04 04:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY Jun 2.7% 2.4% 2.6%
2019-08-06 04:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY Jul 2.5% 2.7% 2.5%
2019-09-05 04:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY Aug 2.8% 2.5% 2.5%
2019-10-08 04:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY Sep 2.8% 3.3%
2019-11-07 05:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY Oct 2.9%
2019-12-05 05:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY Nov 2.7%


Netherlands Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.80 2.50 11.19 -1.30 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 107.70 106.90 107.70 15.35 Index Points [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 107.32 106.67 107.32 67.94 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 106.51 105.96 106.51 70.69 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 2.50 1.90 3.90 0.10 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 106.59 106.31 106.59 66.30 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 106.20 106.40 108.80 29.30 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 101.60 101.50 108.10 80.90 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 99.70 100.10 112.30 83.80 Index Points [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.40 1.00 4.40 -2.70 percent [+]
Producer Prices Change 0.19 0.57 13.00 -15.41 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 109.98 110.17 110.17 55.23 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 110.31 109.83 110.31 87.21 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 4.80 4.90 8.38 -5.73 percent [+]


Netherlands Inflation Rate

In Netherlands, the most important categories in the consumer price index are: housing, water, electricity and gas (24.5 percent of the total weight); transport (11.6 percent) and food and non-alcoholic beverages (11.3 percent). The index also includes: recreation and culture (10.3 percent); furnishing and household equipment (6 percent); clothing and footwear (4.9 percent); hotels and restaurants (4.2 percent); communication (3.3 percent) and alcoholic beverages and tobacco (3.1 percent). Health, education and other goods and services account for the remaining 20.8 percent of total weight. This page provides - Netherlands Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Netherlands Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.80 2.50 11.19 -1.30 1971 - 2019 percent Monthly
2015=100




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