Germany Inflation Rate 1950-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The inflation rate in Germany was recorded at 0.85 percent in July of 2014. Inflation Rate in Germany averaged 2.47 Percent from 1950 until 2014, 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
0.85 1.04 11.54 -7.62 1950 - 2014 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 Thursday, August 28, 2014.


Germany Inflation Rate Confirmed at 0.8% in July


German annual inflation rate eased to 0.8 percent in July of 2014 from 1 percent in the previous month and matching preliminary estimate from July 30th.

Compared with the same month last year, food prices rose just 0.1 percent. Cost of meat and meat products increased 0.3 percent, prices of fruit declined 4.8 percent and prices of  alcoholic beverages and tobacco products increased 1.9 percent.

Energy prices as a whole were down 3.1 percent in July of 2014 with cost of premium gasoline and diesel fuel falling by 2.4 percent and 4.9 percent respectively.

Costs of  health care rose 2.4 percent and prices of services up 2.0 percent. Higher costs of housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuel  were seen with a 0.9 percent, while prices of clothing and shoes were up 0.8 percent. Costs of education declined 2.7 percent compared to July of 2013.
 
On month, consumer prices rose by 0.3 percent. Price increases were observed for package holidays (+11.6 percent); health care (+0.7 percent) and  and meat products (+0.4 percent).
 
The harmonised index of consumer prices (HICP) rose by 0.8 percent in July of 2014 over the same month last year, marking the third time of the index below 1 percent this year. Compared with the previous month, the index was up 0.43 percent in July of 2014. The HICP estimates were thus confirmed.

DESTATIS l Rida l rida@tradingeconomics.com
8/13/2014 9:57:09 AM


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Calendar GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2014-06-27 01:00 PM Germany
Inflation Rate YoY
Jun 2014 1.0% 0.9% 1.0% 1%
2014-07-11 07:00 AM Germany
Inflation Rate YoY Final
Jun 2014 1.0% 0.9% 1.0% 1.0%
2014-07-30 01:00 PM Germany
Inflation Rate YoY
Jul 2014 0.8% 1.0% 0.8% 1.13%
2014-08-13 07:00 AM Germany
Inflation Rate YoY Final
Jul 2014 0.8% 1.0% 0.8% 0.8%
2014-08-28 01:00 PM Germany
Inflation Rate YoY
Aug 2014 0.8% 0.8% 0.95%


Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 0.85 1.04 11.54 -7.62 Percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.30 0.30 2.65 -2.73 Percent [+]
Consumer Price Index (CPI) 107.00 106.70 107.00 20.50 Index Points [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 116.60 116.30 116.60 114.80 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 105.80 105.90 107.70 26.50 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change -0.80 -0.75 22.41 -7.79 Percent [+]
Export Prices 104.10 104.00 105.20 38.00 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 103.60 104.00 110.00 41.10 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 0.00 0.45 8.22 -3.09 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 0.40 Jul/14 0.50 5.00 -0.70 Percent [+]
France 0.50 Jul/14 0.50 18.80 -0.70 Percent [+]
Germany 0.85 Jul/14 1.04 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 0.09 Jul/14 0.28 25.64 -2.44 Percent [+]
Japan 3.60 Jun/14 3.70 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 -0.34 Jul/14 0.09 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 [+]





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