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

The inflation rate in France was recorded at 0.10 percent in April of 2015. Inflation Rate in France averaged 4.63 percent from 1958 until 2015, 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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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.10 -0.10 18.80 -0.70 1958 - 2015 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, May 30, 2015.

Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-03-12 07:45 AM Feb -0.3% -0.4% -0.27%
2015-04-15 07:45 AM Mar -0.1% -0.3% -0.15%
2015-05-13 07:45 AM Apr 0.1% -0.1% 0.13%
2015-06-11 07:45 AM May 0.1% 0.09%
2015-07-10 07:45 AM Jun 0.07%
2015-08-13 06:30 AM Jul 0.05%


French Inflation Rate Picks Up in April


French annual inflation rate was reported at 0.1 percent in April after declining in the previous three months as increase in the cost of services and food offset a decline in prices of energy and manufactured goods.

Year-on-year energy prices decreased by 3.4%. While cost of petroleum product and gas declined by 8.2% and 1.4% respectively, electricity prices grew 4.3%. Cost of services increased 1.2% year-on-year. Cost of airfares declined 1.7% while rentals for vacation and accommodation grew by 1.2% and 1.6% respectively. Food prices rose 0.3% as cost of fresh food surged 6.2%. Cost of manufactured goods remained on a downward trend (-0.9%). Price decreases were reported for: clothing and footwear (-0.5%); audio-visual, photographic and information processing equipment (-5.1%); bedding (-0.1%) and health products (-2.9% after -3.2% in March). Cost of cars remained stable while increases were reported for: jewellery, clocks and watches (+1.1%), furniture for bedroom (+1.4% year-on-year), plants and flowers (+5.5% year-on-year) as well as periodicals (+3.6% year-on-year).

Month-on-month, consumer prices rose only 0.1% after +0.7% in March. The core inflation indicator (ISJ) grew by 0.1%, as in March. Year-on-year, it increased by 0.4% (after +0.2% in March). The harmonized Index of Consumer Prices (HICP) was up 0.1% in April over a month and year-on-year (after 0.0% year-on-year in March).

INSEE | anna@tradingeconomics.com
5/13/2015 9:29:48 AM


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France Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 0.10 -0.10 18.80 -0.70 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.10 0.70 0.83 -1.00 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 128.27 128.12 128.29 84.90 Index Points [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 116.03 115.87 116.03 114.17 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 105.30 105.70 110.10 81.50 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change -1.90 -2.10 7.30 -7.60 percent [+]
Export Prices 120.20 119.80 120.60 87.20 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 108.40 107.80 122.60 86.60 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 0.30 0.10 6.50 -1.50 percent [+]
Core Consumer Prices 122.95 122.82 122.95 85.30 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 0.40 0.20 4.00 -0.20 percent [+]


Inflation Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 1.30 Feb/15 1.70 23.90 -1.30 percent [+]
Brazil 8.17 Apr/15 8.13 6821.31 1.65 percent [+]
Canada 0.80 Apr/15 1.20 21.60 -17.80 percent [+]
China 1.50 Apr/15 1.40 28.40 -2.20 percent [+]
Euro Area 0.00 Apr/15 -0.10 5.00 -0.70 percent [+]
France 0.10 Apr/15 -0.10 18.80 -0.70 percent [+]
Germany 0.50 Apr/15 0.30 11.54 -7.62 percent [+]
India 4.87 Apr/15 5.25 11.16 4.38 percent [+]
Indonesia 6.79 Apr/15 6.38 82.40 -1.17 percent [+]
Italy 0.20 May/15 -0.10 25.64 -0.60 percent [+]
Japan 0.60 Apr/15 2.30 25.00 -2.52 percent [+]
Mexico 3.06 Apr/15 3.14 179.73 2.91 percent [+]
Netherlands 0.60 Apr/15 0.38 11.19 -1.30 percent [+]
Russia 16.40 Apr/15 16.90 2333.30 3.60 percent [+]
South Korea 0.40 Apr/15 0.40 32.50 0.20 percent [+]
Spain -0.20 May/15 -0.60 28.43 -1.37 percent [+]
Switzerland -1.10 Apr/15 -0.90 11.92 -1.37 percent [+]
Turkey 7.91 Apr/15 7.61 138.71 -4.01 percent [+]
United Kingdom -0.10 Apr/15 0.00 8.50 -0.10 percent [+]
United States -0.20 Apr/15 -0.10 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]