France Inflation Rate 1958-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The inflation rate in France was recorded at 0.30 percent in September 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.

   
 
 

France Inflation Rate


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.30 0.40 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 Friday, October 24, 2014.


French Inflation Slows in September


The annual inflation rate in French eased to 0.3 percent in September of 2014, down from 0.4 percent in the previous month, mainly due to lower cost of energy, food and services. The rate came in below market forecasts, touching the lowest since November of 2009.

Year-on-year, upward price pressures came from tobacco (+3.5 percent), other services (+2.1 percent), actual rentals and services for dwellings (+1.4 percent) and clothing and footwear (+0.5 percent). In contrast, consumers paid less for petroleum products (-4.8 percent), medical products (-2.9 percent), fresh food (-2.1 percent), medical products (-2.9 percent), food excluding fresh products (-0.4 percent) and other manufactured products (-0.4 percent)

On a monthly basis, the consumer prices index fell 0.4 percent in September of 2014, down from a 0.4 percent increase in August. The steepest price decreases in the month came from transport and communication services (-4.0 percent), other services (-1.8 percent) and petroleum products (-0.3 percent).

In September, annual core inflation was recorded at  0.0 percent,  slowing from 0.4 percent increase in Augustus. 

The harmonized index of consumer prices increased 0.4 percent year-on-year but went down 0.4 percent month-over-month. 

INSEE l Rida l rida@tradingeconomics.com
10/14/2014 11:32:41 AM


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Calendar GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2014-07-10 07:45 AM France
Inflation Rate YoY
Jun 2014 0.5% 0.7% 0.79%
2014-08-13 06:30 AM France
Inflation Rate YoY
Jul 2014 0.5% 0.5% 0.6% 0.53%
2014-09-11 07:45 AM France
Inflation Rate YoY
Aug 2014 0.4% 0.5% 0.55%
2014-10-14 07:45 AM France
Inflation Rate YoY
Sep 2014 0.3% 0.4% 0.45%
2014-11-13 07:45 AM France
Inflation Rate YoY
Oct 2014 0.3% 0.38%


France Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 0.30 0.40 18.80 -0.70 Percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.40 0.40 0.83 -0.56 Percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 127.80 128.29 128.29 84.90 Index Points [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 115.42 115.87 115.92 114.63 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 106.40 107.20 110.10 81.50 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change -1.40 -1.10 7.30 -7.60 Percent [+]
Export Prices 120.40 120.60 120.60 87.20 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 112.30 113.00 122.60 86.60 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation -0.60 -1.50 6.50 -1.50 Percent [+]
Core Consumer Prices 122.45 122.86 122.86 85.30 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 0.00 0.40 4.00 0.00 Percent [+]