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

The inflation rate in Germany was recorded at 0.10 percent in February of 2015. Inflation Rate in Germany averaged 2.46 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


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.10 -0.40 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. This page provides - Germany Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Germany Inflation Rate - was last refreshed on Tuesday, March 3, 2015.


German Inflation Rate Up to 0.1%


Consumer prices in Germany are expected to rise 0.1 percent year-on-year in February, recovering from a 0.4 percent drop in the previous month, as food and energy prices decreased at a slower pace.

According to preliminary estimates, energy prices are likely to fall 7.3 percent, compared to a 9 percent drop in January. Food cost is estimated to decline 0.4 percent after decreasing by 1.3 percent in the previous month. In addition, prices of services are expected to increase 1.4 percent from 1.2 percent in the previous month. 

On a monthly basis, consumer prices are estimated to rise 0.9 percent, following a 1.1 percent drop. 

The harmonised consumer price index for Germany, is expected to be down 0.1 percent in February 2015 on the same month a year earlier. Compared with January 2015, it is expected to be up 1.0 percent.

Destatis | Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
2/27/2015 1:12:56 PM


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Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-01-29 01:00 PM
Inflation Rate YoY Prel  Jan
-0.3% 0.2% -0.1% -0.2%
2015-02-12 07:00 AM
Inflation Rate YoY Final  Jan
-0.4% 0.2% -0.3% -0.3%
2015-02-27 01:00 PM
Inflation Rate YoY Prel  Feb
0.1% -0.4% -0.2% -0.1%
2015-03-12 07:00 AM
Inflation Rate YoY Final  Feb
-0.4% 0.1% 0.1%
2015-03-30 01:00 PM
Inflation Rate YoY Prel  Mar
0.08%
2015-04-15 07:00 AM
Inflation Rate YoY Final  Mar


Germany Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 0.10 -0.40 11.54 -7.62 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.90 -1.10 2.65 -2.73 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 106.50 105.50 107.00 20.50 Index Points [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 115.90 114.80 116.60 114.80 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 104.20 104.80 107.70 26.50 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change -2.20 -1.70 22.41 -7.79 percent [+]
Export Prices 104.40 103.90 105.20 38.00 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 100.20 101.00 110.00 41.10 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation -0.98 -0.63 8.22 -3.09 percent [+]
Core Consumer Prices 104.90 105.90 105.90 69.80 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.06 1.34 6.29 0.19 percent [+]


Inflation Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 1.70 Nov/14 2.30 23.90 -1.30 percent [+]
Brazil 7.14 Jan/15 6.41 6821.31 1.65 percent [+]
Canada 1.00 Jan/15 1.50 21.60 -17.80 percent [+]
China 0.80 Jan/15 1.50 28.40 -2.20 percent [+]
Euro Area -0.30 Feb/15 -0.60 5.00 -0.70 percent [+]
France -0.40 Jan/15 0.10 18.80 -0.70 percent [+]
Germany 0.10 Feb/15 -0.40 11.54 -7.62 percent [+]
India 5.11 Jan/15 5.00 11.16 4.38 percent [+]
Indonesia 6.29 Feb/15 6.96 82.40 -1.17 percent [+]
Italy -0.19 Feb/15 -0.60 25.64 -0.60 percent [+]
Japan 2.40 Jan/15 2.40 25.00 -2.52 percent [+]
Mexico 3.07 Jan/15 4.08 179.73 2.91 percent [+]
Netherlands 0.00 Jan/15 0.70 11.19 -1.30 percent [+]
Russia 15.00 Jan/15 11.40 2333.30 3.60 percent [+]
South Korea 0.50 Feb/15 0.80 32.50 0.20 percent [+]
Spain -1.10 Feb/15 -1.30 28.43 -1.37 percent [+]
Switzerland -0.50 Jan/15 -0.30 11.92 -1.37 percent [+]
Turkey 7.55 Feb/15 7.24 138.71 -4.01 percent [+]
United Kingdom 0.30 Jan/15 0.50 8.50 0.30 percent [+]
United States -0.10 Jan/15 0.80 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]