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

The inflation rate in France was recorded at 0.30 percent in November 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
0.30 0.50 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 Sunday, December 21, 2014.


French Consumer Prices Down More Than Expected in November


The annual inflation rate in France slowed to 0.3 percent in November of 2014 from 0.5 percent in the previous month, mainly due to lower cost of energy, manufactured products and food.

Year-on-year, upward pressures came from prices of tobacco (+3.5 percent), other services (+2.1 percent), actual rentals and services for dwellings (+1.5 percent) and clothing and footwear (+0.2 percent). In contrast, consumers paid less for petroleum products (-5 percent), medical products (-3 percent), other manufactured products (-1.1 percent) and food (-0.2 percent)

On a monthly basis, the consumer prices index deopped by 0.2 percent in November of 2014, after remaining unchanged in the preceding month.

In November, annual core inflation fell by 0.2 percent after remaining unchanged in October

The harmonized index of consumer prices increased 0.4 percent year-on-year but declined by 0.2 percent month-over-month.

INSEE l Rida l rida@tradingeconomics.com
12/11/2014 12:00:03 PM


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French Inflation Slows in September
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Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2014-10-14 07:45 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Sep
0.3% 0.4% 0.45%
2014-11-13 07:45 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Oct
0.5% 0.3% 0.3%
2014-12-11 07:45 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Nov
0.3% 0.5% 0.5% 0.5%
2015-01-14 07:45 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Dec
2015-02-20 07:45 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Jan
2015-03-13 07:45 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Feb


France Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 0.30 0.50 18.80 -0.70 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.20 0.00 0.83 -0.56 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 127.62 127.84 128.29 84.90 Index Points [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 115.39 115.58 115.97 114.63 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 -0.20 -0.10 6.50 -1.50 percent [+]
Core Consumer Prices 122.33 122.42 122.86 85.30 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate -0.20 0.00 4.00 -0.20 percent [+]


Inflation Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 2.30 Aug/14 3.00 23.90 -1.30 percent [+]
Brazil 6.56 Nov/14 6.59 6821.31 1.65 percent [+]
Canada 2.00 Nov/14 2.40 21.60 -17.80 percent [+]
China 1.40 Nov/14 1.60 28.40 -2.20 percent [+]
Euro Area 0.30 Nov/14 0.40 5.00 -0.70 percent [+]
France 0.30 Nov/14 0.50 18.80 -0.70 percent [+]
Germany 0.57 Nov/14 0.80 11.54 -7.62 percent [+]
India 4.38 Nov/14 5.52 11.16 4.38 percent [+]
Indonesia 6.23 Nov/14 4.83 82.40 -1.17 percent [+]
Italy 0.19 Nov/14 0.10 25.64 -2.44 percent [+]
Japan 2.90 Oct/14 3.20 25.00 -2.52 percent [+]
Mexico 4.17 Nov/14 4.30 179.73 2.91 percent [+]
Netherlands 1.00 Nov/14 1.10 11.19 -1.30 percent [+]
Russia 9.10 Nov/14 8.30 2333.30 3.60 percent [+]
South Korea 1.00 Nov/14 1.20 32.50 0.20 percent [+]
Spain -0.40 Nov/14 -0.10 28.43 -1.37 percent [+]
Switzerland -0.10 Nov/14 0.00 11.92 -1.37 percent [+]
Turkey 9.15 Nov/14 8.96 138.71 -4.01 percent [+]
United Kingdom 1.00 Nov/14 1.30 8.50 0.50 percent [+]
United States 1.30 Nov/14 1.70 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]