Germany Inflation Rate 1950-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The inflation rate in Germany was recorded at 0.30 percent in June of 2015. Inflation Rate in Germany averaged 2.45 percent from 1950 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 11.54 percent in October of 1951 and a record low of -7.62 percent in June of 1950. Inflation Rate in Germany is reported by the Federal Statistics Office.

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Germany Inflation Rate
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.30 0.70 11.54 -7.62 1950 - 2015 percent Monthly
In Germany, most important categories in the consumer price index are housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (31 percent of the total weight), transport (13 percent), recreation (12 percent) and food and non-alcoholic beverages (10 percent). The index also includes miscellaneous goods and services (7 percent), clothing and footwear (5 percent) and health (4 percent). The remaining 8 percent of the index is composed by: furnishing and household equipment, communications and accommodation and catering services. Content for - Germany Inflation Rate - was last refreshed on Sunday, July 5, 2015.

Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-06-01 01:00 PM May 0.7% 0.5% 0.7% 0.6%
2015-06-16 07:00 AM May 0.7% 0.5% 0.7% 0.7%
2015-06-29 01:00 PM Jun 0.3% 0.7% 0.5% 0.5%
2015-07-14 07:00 AM Jun 0.7%
2015-07-30 01:00 PM Jul 0.95%
2015-08-13 07:00 AM Jul


Germany Inflation Rate Down to 3-Month Low


Consumer prices in Germany are expected to increase 0.3 percent year-on-year in June, below market expectations and slowing from a 0.7 percent rise in the previous month. Energy cost fell at a faster pace while prices of services and food eased.

According to preliminary estimates, energy prices are likely to fall 5.9 percent, compared to a 5.0 percent drop in May. Food cost is expected to rise at a slower 1 percent, following a 1.4 percent increase in May. In addition, prices of services are expected to slow (up 0.9 percent from 1.5 percent in May). 

On a monthly basis, consumer prices are estimated to fall 0.1 percent, after edging up 0.1 percent in May.

The harmonised consumer price index is expected to be up 0.1 percent in June 2015 year on year. Compared with May 2015, it is expected to decline by 0.2 percent.

Destatis | Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
6/29/2015 1:09:17 PM


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Germany Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 0.30 0.70 11.54 -7.62 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.10 0.10 2.65 -2.73 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 107.00 107.10 107.10 20.50 Index Points [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 116.40 116.60 116.60 114.80 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 104.50 104.50 107.70 26.50 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change -1.30 -1.50 22.41 -7.79 percent [+]
Export Prices 105.40 105.60 105.60 38.00 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 103.00 103.20 110.00 41.10 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.43 1.25 8.22 -3.09 percent [+]
Core Consumer Prices 105.90 105.90 106.10 69.80 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.44 1.24 6.29 0.19 percent [+]


Inflation Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 1.30 Mar/15 1.70 23.90 -1.30 percent [+]
Brazil 8.47 May/15 8.17 6821.31 1.65 percent [+]
Canada 0.90 May/15 0.80 21.60 -17.80 percent [+]
China 1.20 May/15 1.50 28.40 -2.20 percent [+]
Euro Area 0.20 Jun/15 0.30 5.00 -0.70 percent [+]
France 0.30 May/15 0.10 18.80 -0.70 percent [+]
Germany 0.30 Jun/15 0.70 11.54 -7.62 percent [+]
India 5.01 May/15 4.87 11.16 4.38 percent [+]
Indonesia 7.26 Jun/15 7.15 82.40 -1.17 percent [+]
Italy 0.10 Jun/15 0.10 25.64 -0.60 percent [+]
Japan 0.50 May/15 0.60 25.00 -2.52 percent [+]
Mexico 2.88 May/15 3.06 179.73 2.88 percent [+]
Netherlands 1.10 May/15 0.60 11.19 -1.30 percent [+]
Russia 15.80 May/15 16.40 2333.30 3.60 percent [+]
South Korea 0.70 Jun/15 0.50 32.50 0.20 percent [+]
Spain 0.10 Jun/15 -0.20 28.43 -1.37 percent [+]
Switzerland -1.20 May/15 -1.10 11.92 -1.37 percent [+]
Turkey 7.20 Jun/15 8.09 138.71 -4.01 percent [+]
United Kingdom 0.10 May/15 -0.10 8.50 -0.10 percent [+]
United States 0.00 May/15 -0.20 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]