Portugal Inflation Rate  1961-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Portuguese consumer prices increased 0.9 percent year-on-year in July of 2017, the same pace as in the previous month. It remains the lowest inflation rate since December last year. Cost rose faster for food and miscellaneous goods and services; recovered for housing and utilities while slowed for transport. Inflation Rate in Portugal averaged 8.75 percent from 1961 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 53.90 percent in May of 1977 and a record low of -1.60 percent in June of 2009.

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Portugal Inflation Rate Steady at 0.9% in July


Portuguese consumer prices increased 0.9 percent year-on-year in July of 2017, the same pace as in the previous month. It remains the lowest inflation rate since December last year. Cost rose faster for food and miscellaneous goods and services; recovered for housing and utilities while slowed for transport.

Year-on-year, prices rose faster for: food & non-alcoholic beverages (0.3 percent vs 0.2 percent in June); miscellaneous goods & services (0.9 vs 0.8 percent); recreation & culture (2.5 percent vs 2.1 percent);   restaurants & hotels (3.7 percent vs 3.5 percent); health (0.6 percent vs 0.5 percent); alcoholic beverages & tobacco (2.3 percent vs 2.2 percent); communication (3.7 percent vs 3.6 percent) and education (0.9 percent vs 0.8 percent). In addition, cost recovered for housing & utilities (0.5 percent vs -0.2 percent). 

On the other hand, prices slowed for transport (1.1 percent vs 1.5 percent) and declined for clothing & footwear (-2.5 percent vs -1.6 percent) and furnishings & household equipment (-0.8 percent vs -0.6 percent). 

Annual core inflation rate, hich excludes energy and unprocessed food products components, edged down 1 percent from 1.1 percent in June.

On a monthly basis, consumer prices fell 0.7 percent compared to a 0.4 percent fall in June.

The harmonized consumer price index increased by 1 percent year-on-year and fell by 0.6 percent from the previous month.

INE |Luisa Carvalho | luisa.carvalho@tradingeconomics.com
8/10/2017 10:38:03 AM



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-06-12 10:00 AM May 1.5% 2% 1.8%
2017-07-12 10:00 AM Jun 0.9% 1.5% 1.2%
2017-08-10 10:00 AM Jul 0.9% 0.9% 1%
2017-09-12 10:00 AM Aug 0.9% 0.90%
2017-10-12 10:00 AM Sep 0.70%
2017-11-10 11:00 AM Oct 0.70%


Portugal Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 0.90 0.90 53.90 -1.60 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.70 -0.40 8.30 -5.60 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 102.05 102.73 103.39 1.09 Index Points [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 101.89 102.53 103.35 43.89 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 102.47 103.33 103.85 4.95 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.03 1.13 31.27 -0.57 percent [+]
Producer Prices 99.80 100.10 107.50 92.00 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 2.20 2.80 7.80 -7.30 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 105.30 105.47 105.90 4.59 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 98.37 97.47 101.63 3.31 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 0.31 0.22 38.68 -6.33 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 0.60 1.30 4.50 -1.10 percent [+]


Portugal Inflation Rate Notes

In Portugal, the inflation rate measures a broad rise or fall in prices that consumers pay for a standard basket of goods. The most important categories in the Portuguese consumer price index are Food and non-alcoholic beverages (20.8 percent of the total weight), Transport (14 percent), Miscellaneous Goods and Services (10.4 percent) and Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (10.3 percent). Restaurants and Hotels account for 8.6 percent, Recreation and Culture for 7.2 percent and Clothing and Footwear for 6.9 percent. The index also includes: Health (6.3 percent) and Furnishings, household equipment and routine maintenance of the house (6.2 percent). Alcoholic beverages and tobacco, Communication and Education account for the remaining 9.4 percent. This page provides - Portugal Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Portugal Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.90 0.90 53.90 -1.60 1961 - 2017 percent Monthly
2012=100



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