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

The inflation rate in France was recorded at 0.20 percent in July of 2015. Inflation Rate in France averaged 4.61 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.

France Inflation Rate
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.20 0.30 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 the latest reported value for - France Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Content for - France Inflation Rate - was last refreshed on Sunday, August 30, 2015.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-06-11 07:45 AM May 0.3% 0.1% 0.2%
2015-07-15 07:45 AM Jun 0.3% 0.3% 0.4%
2015-08-13 07:45 AM Jul 0.2% 0.3% 0.2%
2015-09-15 07:45 AM Aug 0.2% 0.22
2015-10-14 07:45 AM Sep 0.20
2015-11-13 07:45 AM Oct 0.19


French Inflation Eases in July


French annual inflation was reported at 0.2 percent in July of 2015, slowing from 0.3 percent rise in the previous month and matching market consensus. A decline in cost of manufactured products and energy offset an increase in cost of food and services.

Year-on-year, cost increased for: food (+0.4 percent), fresh food (+4.6 percent), transport and communication services (+2.6 percent), other services (+1.6 percent), actual rentals and services for dwellings (+0.9 percent), tobacco (+0.3 percent) and medical services (+0.1 percent). In contrast, prices declined for: petroleum products (-9.3 percent), food excluding fresh products (-0.2 percent), medical products (-3.6 percent) and clothing and footwear (-1.6 percent).

On a monthly basis, the consumer price index dropped 0.4 percent in July, following a 0.1 percent decline in the preceding month. Price decreases were reported for: clothing and footwear (-14.4 percent), petroleum products (-1.8 percent), medical products (-0.4 percent), medical services (-0.2 percent) and fresh food (-4.1 percent). In contrast, cost increased for: transport and communication services (+3.8 percent), other services (+1.3 percent) and tobacco (+0.0 percent)  

In July, the core inflation indicator (ISJ) grew by 0.1 percent (after remaining unchanged in June) and by 0.7 percent year-on-year (after +0.6 percent in June and May).

The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices (HICP) was down 0.5 percent over a month and up 0.2 percent year-on-year (after +0.3 percent in June).

Insee l Rida Husna l rida@tradingeconomics.com
8/13/2015 8:05:36 AM


Recent Releases

French Inflation Rate Steady in June
French annual inflation was reported at 0.3 percent in June of 2015, remaining flat from the previous month and slightly below market forecasts, as a rise in prices of food and services offset a decline in cost of manufactured products and energy.
Published on 2015-07-15

French Inflation Accelerates for the Second Straight Month
French annual inflation was reported at 0.3 percent in May of 2015, up from 0.1 percent in the previous month and matching market consensus, as a rise in prices of food and services offset a decline in cost of manufactured products and energy.
Published on 2015-06-11

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Published on 2015-05-13

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Published on 2015-04-15


France Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 0.20 0.30 18.80 -0.70 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.40 -0.10 0.83 -1.00 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 127.94 128.47 128.57 84.90 Index Points [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 115.68 116.24 116.32 114.17 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 105.00 104.90 110.10 81.50 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change -1.50 -1.90 7.30 -7.60 percent [+]
Export Prices 120.00 120.50 120.60 87.20 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 109.40 109.00 122.60 86.60 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 0.40 0.40 6.50 -1.50 percent [+]
Core Consumer Prices 123.30 123.17 123.30 85.30 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 0.70 0.60 4.00 -0.20 percent [+]


Inflation Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 1.50 Jun/15 1.30 23.90 -1.30 percent [+]
Brazil 9.56 Jul/15 8.89 6821.31 1.65 percent [+]
Canada 1.30 Jul/15 1.00 21.60 -17.80 percent [+]
China 1.60 Jul/15 1.40 28.40 -2.20 percent [+]
Euro Area 0.20 Jul/15 0.20 5.00 -0.70 percent [+]
France 0.20 Jul/15 0.30 18.80 -0.70 percent [+]
Germany 0.20 Aug/15 0.20 11.54 -7.62 percent [+]
India 3.78 Jul/15 5.40 11.16 3.78 percent [+]
Indonesia 7.26 Jul/15 7.26 82.40 -1.17 percent [+]
Italy 0.20 Jul/15 0.20 25.64 -0.60 percent [+]
Japan 0.20 Jul/15 0.40 25.00 -2.52 percent [+]
Mexico 2.74 Jul/15 2.87 179.73 2.74 percent [+]
Netherlands 1.00 Jul/15 1.00 11.19 -1.30 percent [+]
Russia 15.60 Jul/15 15.30 2333.30 3.60 percent [+]
South Korea 0.70 Jul/15 0.70 32.50 0.20 percent [+]
Spain -0.40 Aug/15 0.10 28.43 -1.37 percent [+]
Switzerland -1.30 Jul/15 -1.00 11.92 -1.37 percent [+]
Turkey 6.81 Jul/15 7.20 138.71 -4.01 percent [+]
United Kingdom 0.10 Jul/15 0.00 8.50 -0.10 percent [+]
United States 0.20 Jul/15 0.10 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]