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

The inflation rate in France was recorded at 0.50 percent in October 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
0.50 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 Friday, November 28, 2014.


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.

Year-on-year, upward price pressures came from tobacco (+3.5 percent), other services (+2.2 percent), fresh food (+1.5 percent) actual rentals and services for dwellings (+1.4 percent) and clothing and footwear (+0.3 percent). In contrast, lower costs were seen for petroleum products (-3.6 percent), medical products (-2.9 percent), food excluding fresh products (-0.4 percent), other manufactured products (-0.6 percent) and transport (-0.5 percent). 

On a monthly basis, the consumer price index was flat in October, following a 0.4 percent decline in September. The highest price increase came from fresh food (+3.6 percent), actual rents (+0.7 percent), medical services (+0.5 percent) and transport and communication services (+0.4 percent).

In October, annual core inflation was recorded at 0.0 percent, the same as in the previous month. 

The harmonized index of consumer prices was unchanged month-on-month and edged up to 0.5 percent year-on-year. 

INSEE l Rida l rida@tradingeconomics.com
11/13/2014 9:37:02 AM


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Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2014-09-11 07:45 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Aug 2014
0.4% 0.5% 0.55%
2014-10-14 07:45 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Sep 2014
0.3% 0.4% 0.45%
2014-11-13 07:45 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Oct 2014
0.5% 0.3% 0.3%
2014-12-11 07:45 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Nov 2014
0.5%


France Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 0.50 0.30 18.80 -0.70 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.00 -0.40 0.83 -0.56 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 127.84 127.80 128.29 84.90 Index Points [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 115.58 115.55 115.97 114.63 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 106.60 106.80 110.10 81.50 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change -1.40 -1.30 7.30 -7.60 percent [+]
Export Prices 119.70 120.00 120.60 87.20 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 111.80 112.10 122.60 86.60 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation -0.10 -0.60 6.50 -1.50 percent [+]
Core Consumer Prices 122.42 122.45 122.86 85.30 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 0.00 0.00 4.00 0.00 percent [+]


Inflation Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 2.30 Aug/14 3.00 23.90 -1.30 percent [+]
Brazil 6.59 Oct/14 6.75 6821.31 1.65 percent [+]
Canada 2.40 Oct/14 2.00 21.60 -17.80 percent [+]
China 1.60 Oct/14 1.60 28.40 -2.20 percent [+]
Euro Area 0.30 Nov/14 0.40 5.00 -0.70 percent [+]
France 0.50 Oct/14 0.30 18.80 -0.70 percent [+]
Germany 0.60 Nov/14 0.80 11.54 -7.62 percent [+]
India 5.52 Oct/14 6.46 11.16 5.52 percent [+]
Indonesia 4.83 Oct/14 4.53 82.40 -1.17 percent [+]
Italy 0.20 Nov/14 0.10 25.64 -2.44 percent [+]
Japan 2.90 Oct/14 3.20 25.00 -2.52 percent [+]
Mexico 4.30 Oct/14 4.22 179.73 2.91 percent [+]
Netherlands 1.10 Oct/14 0.90 11.19 -1.30 percent [+]
Russia 8.30 Oct/14 8.00 2333.30 3.60 percent [+]
South Korea 1.20 Oct/14 1.10 32.50 0.20 percent [+]
Spain -0.40 Nov/14 -0.10 28.43 -1.37 percent [+]
Switzerland 0.00 Oct/14 -0.10 11.92 -1.37 percent [+]
Turkey 8.96 Oct/14 8.86 138.71 -4.01 percent [+]
United Kingdom 1.30 Oct/14 1.20 8.50 0.50 percent [+]
United States 1.70 Oct/14 1.70 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]