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

The inflation rate in France was recorded at 0.50 percent in July 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.

   
 
 
 Export Data  API

France Inflation Rate


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.50 0.50 18.80 -0.70 1958 - 2014 Percent Monthly
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 Monday, September 1, 2014.


France Inflation Rate Unchanged in July


The annual inflation rate in France remained steady at 0.5 percent in July of 2014, the same rate as the previous month. Prices of manufactured goods and fresh food fell due to seasonally effects, but there was an increase in cost of accommodation, package holidays and transport and communication.

Year-on-year upward inflation pressures were driven by prices of tobacco (5.0 percent yoy), energy (0.7 percent), housing rentals and services for dwellings (1.4 percent), medical services (0.3 percent), transport and communication (1.5 percent). In contrast, prices fell for food (-1.4 percent), clothing and footwear (-1.8 percent), medical products (-3.0 percent), and petroleum products (-1.5 percent).

On a monthly basis, the consumer prices index fell 0.3 percent in July of 2014, after it remained almost unchanged from May to June. Prices declined for food (-0.5 percent), clothing and footwear (-13.4 percent), medical products (-0.3 percent), and other manufactured products (-0.9 percent).

In July of 2014, core inflation increased by 0.2 percent compared to June of 2014 and by 0.1 percent compared to July of 2013. The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices decreased by 0.4 percent in July 2014 on a monthly basis, and the annual rate stood at 0.6 percent.

INSEE | Isabel Felino | isabel.felino@tradingeconomics.com
8/13/2014 11:39:08 AM


Recent Releases

France Inflation Rate Slows in June
French annual inflation eased to a nearly five-year low 0.5 percent in June of 2014 from 0.7 percent in the previous two months, as prices of food and manufactured products dropped further. Published on 2014-07-10

French Inflation Steady at 0.7%
France’s annual inflation rate was recorded at 0.7 percent in May of 2014, the same rate recorded in April. Consumer prices were broadly unchanged despite a seasonal increase in food prices and in some services linked with holidays before the summer season. The other index components decreased slightly in May, especially energy prices and those of manufactured products. Published on 2014-06-12


Calendar GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2014-05-14 07:45 AM France
Inflation Rate YoY
Apr 2014 0.7% 0.6% 0.9% 0.6%
2014-06-12 06:30 AM France
Inflation Rate YoY
May 2014 0.7% 0.7% 0.7% 0.64%
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 0.5% 0.55%


Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 0.50 0.50 18.80 -0.70 Percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.30 0.00 0.83 -0.56 Percent [+]
Consumer Price Index (CPI) 127.73 128.14 128.20 84.90 Index Points [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 115.42 115.87 115.92 114.63 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 107.20 107.50 110.10 81.50 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change -0.60 0.40 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 -1.40 -1.50 6.50 -1.50 Percent [+]


Inflation Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 3.00 Jun/14 2.90 23.90 -1.30 Percent [+]
Brazil 6.50 Jul/14 6.52 6821.31 1.65 Percent [+]
Canada 2.10 Jul/14 2.40 21.60 -17.80 Percent [+]
China 2.30 Jul/14 2.30 28.40 -2.20 Percent [+]
Euro Area 0.30 Aug/14 0.40 5.00 -0.70 Percent [+]
France 0.50 Jul/14 0.50 18.80 -0.70 Percent [+]
Germany 0.80 Aug/14 0.85 11.54 -7.62 Percent [+]
India 7.96 Jul/14 7.31 11.16 7.31 Percent [+]
Indonesia 4.53 Jul/14 6.70 82.40 -1.17 Percent [+]
Italy -0.10 Aug/14 0.09 25.64 -2.44 Percent [+]
Japan 3.40 Jul/14 3.60 25.00 -2.52 Percent [+]
Mexico 4.07 Jul/14 3.75 179.73 2.91 Percent [+]
Netherlands 0.89 Jul/14 0.93 11.19 -1.30 Percent [+]
Russia 7.50 Jul/14 7.80 2333.30 3.60 Percent [+]
South Korea 1.60 Jul/14 1.70 32.50 0.20 Percent [+]
Spain -0.50 Aug/14 -0.34 28.43 -1.37 Percent [+]
Switzerland 0.00 Jul/14 0.00 11.92 -1.37 Percent [+]
Turkey 9.32 Jul/14 9.16 138.71 -4.01 Percent [+]
United Kingdom 1.60 Jul/14 1.90 8.50 0.50 Percent [+]
United States 2.00 Jul/14 2.10 23.70 -15.80 Percent [+]





Overview    |     Worldbank    |     Calendar    |     Countries    |     Indicators    |     News