Germany Inflation Rate  1950-2016 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Consumer prices in Germany are expected to rise 0.5 percent year-on-year in January of 2016, up from a 0.3 percent growth in December and reaching its highest level since May last year, as prices of rents and food rose further while cost of energy fell at a slower pace. Inflation Rate in Germany averaged 2.43 percent from 1950 until 2016, 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.

Germany Inflation Rate
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.50 0.30 11.54 -7.62 1950 - 2016 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 the latest reported value for - Germany Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Germany Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2016.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-01-04 01:00 PM Dec 0.3% 0.4% 0.6% 0.5%
2016-01-19 07:00 AM Dec 0.3% 0.4% 0.3% 0.3%
2016-01-28 01:00 PM Jan 0.5% 0.3% 0.5% 0.2%
2016-02-12 07:00 AM Jan 0.3% 0.5% 0.5%
2016-02-26 01:00 PM Feb 0.3%
2016-03-11 07:00 AM Feb

German Inflation Rate Highest Since May 2015


Consumer prices in Germany are expected to rise 0.5 percent year-on-year in January of 2016, up from a 0.3 percent growth in December and reaching its highest level since May last year, as prices of rents and food rose further while cost of energy fell at a slower pace.

Year-on-year, prices of services are expected to grow 1.2 percent, the same pace as in the previous month, boosted by a 1.1 percent increase in cost of rents. In contrast, prices of goods are expected to drop 0.3 percent, easing from a 0.6 percent fall in December, as cost of energy declined at a slower pace (-5.8 percent from -6.5 percent) while food prices continued to push the inflation up (+0.9 percent from +1.4 percent).

On a monthly basis, consumer prices are expected to fall 0.8 percent following a 0.1 percent decrease in December.

The harmonised consumer price index is estimated to be up 0.4 percent year-on-year while it is expected to drop 0.9 percent month-over-month.

Destatis l Joana Ferreira | joana.ferreira@tradingeconomics.com
1/28/2016 1:16:32 PM

Germany Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 0.50 0.30 11.54 -7.62 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.80 -0.10 2.65 -2.73 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 106.10 107.00 107.20 20.50 Index Points [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 115.40 116.50 116.70 86.90 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 107.10 106.70 107.10 69.80 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.43 1.24 6.29 0.19 percent [+]
Producer Prices 102.40 102.90 107.70 26.50 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change -2.30 -2.50 22.41 -7.79 percent [+]
Export Prices 104.10 104.50 105.60 38.00 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 97.90 99.10 110.00 41.10 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.10 0.90 8.22 -3.09 percent [+]




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