France Inflation Rate 1958-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The inflation rate in France was recorded at 0.10 percent in December of 2014. Inflation Rate in France averaged 4.69 Percent from 1958 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 18.80 Percent in April of 1958 and a record low of -0.70 Percent in July of 2009. Inflation Rate in France is reported by the INSEE, France.

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France Inflation Rate


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.10 0.30 18.80 -0.70 1958 - 2014 percent Monthly
1998=100
In France, the most important categories in the consumer price index are manufactured products excluding clothing and pharmaceuticals (20.6 percent of total weight) and food (16.4 percent). The index also includes: healthcare (10.1 percent); energy (8.7 percent); rentals and real estate services (7.4 percent); transport and communication services (5 percent); clothing and footwear (4.7 percent) and pharmaceuticals (4.6 percent). These weighs are updated annually and express the share of expenditures on a given aggregate as a total of the household consumption expenditures. This page provides - France Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - France Inflation Rate - was last refreshed on Saturday, January 31, 2015.


French Inflation Rate Lowest Since December 2009


The annual inflation rate in France slowed to 0.1 percent in December of 2014 from 0.3 percent in the previous month, mainly due to lower cost of energy and food.

Year-on-year, lower costs were seen for petroleum products (-10.6 percent), medical products (-3.0 percent), food (-0.6 percent), manufactured products (-1.1 percent) and transport (-0.2 percent). In contrast, prices increased for tobacco (+3.5 percent), other services (+2.2 percent), actual rentals and services for dwellings (+1.5 percent) and clothing and footwear (+0.2 percent). 

On a monthly basis, the consumer price index rose 0.1 percent, after a 0.2 percent decline in December. The highest price increases were reported for transport (+2.2 percent), other services (+0.6 percent), actual rents (+0.2 percent). In contrast, prices decreased for petroleum products (-4.6 percent), medical product (-0.1 percent) and fresh food and food excluding fresh food (-0.1 percent respectively).

In December, annual core inflation declined by 0.1 percent after a 0.2 percent drop in the preceding month.

The harmonized index of consumer prices in December accelerated to 0.1 percent respectively on annual and monthly basis.

Insee l Rida Husna l rida@tradingeconomics.com
1/14/2015 4:10:42 PM


Recent Releases

French Consumer Prices Down More Than Expected in November
The annual inflation rate in France slowed to 0.3 percent in November of 2014 from 0.5 percent in the previous month, mainly due to lower cost of energy, manufactured products and food. Published on 2014-12-11

French Inflation Rises in October
The annual inflation rate in France accelerated to 0.5 percent in October of 2014 from 0.3 percent in the previous month, mainly due to higher cost of services and fresh food. Published on 2014-11-13


Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2014-11-13 07:45 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Oct
0.5% 0.3% 0.3%
2014-12-11 07:45 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Nov
0.3% 0.5% 0.5% 0.5%
2015-01-14 07:45 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Dec
0.1% 0.3% 0.2%
2015-02-20 07:45 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Jan
0.1% 0.17%
2015-03-13 07:45 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Feb
0.17%
2015-04-10 07:45 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Mar
0.15%


France Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 0.10 0.30 18.80 -0.70 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.10 -0.20 0.83 -0.56 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 127.73 127.62 128.29 84.90 Index Points [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 115.47 115.39 115.97 114.63 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 105.90 106.60 110.10 81.50 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change -2.80 -1.80 7.30 -7.60 percent [+]
Export Prices 120.00 119.70 120.60 87.20 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 111.90 111.80 122.60 86.60 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation -0.40 -0.20 6.50 -1.50 percent [+]
Core Consumer Prices 122.42 122.33 122.86 85.30 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate -0.10 -0.20 4.00 -0.20 percent [+]


Inflation Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 1.70 Nov/14 2.30 23.90 -1.30 percent [+]
Brazil 6.41 Dec/14 6.56 6821.31 1.65 percent [+]
Canada 1.50 Dec/14 2.00 21.60 -17.80 percent [+]
China 1.50 Dec/14 1.40 28.40 -2.20 percent [+]
Euro Area -0.60 Jan/15 -0.20 5.00 -0.70 percent [+]
France 0.10 Dec/14 0.30 18.80 -0.70 percent [+]
Germany -0.30 Jan/15 0.20 11.54 -7.62 percent [+]
India 5.00 Dec/14 4.38 11.16 4.38 percent [+]
Indonesia 8.36 Dec/14 6.23 82.40 -1.17 percent [+]
Italy 0.00 Dec/14 0.19 25.64 -2.44 percent [+]
Japan 2.40 Dec/14 2.40 25.00 -2.52 percent [+]
Mexico 4.08 Dec/14 4.17 179.73 2.91 percent [+]
Netherlands 0.70 Dec/14 1.00 11.19 -1.30 percent [+]
Russia 11.40 Dec/14 9.10 2333.30 3.60 percent [+]
South Korea 0.80 Dec/14 1.00 32.50 0.20 percent [+]
Spain -1.40 Jan/15 -1.00 28.43 -1.40 percent [+]
Switzerland -0.30 Dec/14 -0.10 11.92 -1.37 percent [+]
Turkey 8.17 Dec/14 9.15 138.71 -4.01 percent [+]
United Kingdom 0.50 Dec/14 1.00 8.50 0.50 percent [+]
United States 0.80 Dec/14 1.30 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]