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

The inflation rate in Germany was recorded at 0.80 percent in October 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.

   
 
 

Germany Inflation Rate


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.80 0.80 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, October 30, 2014.


Germany Inflation Rate Steady in October


The inflation rate in Germany is expected to remain stable at 0.8 percent in October of 2014. Yet, preliminary estimates showed monthly inflation falling to -0.3 percent, the lowest rate since the beginning of the year.

Prices of services are expected to accelerate further to 1.7 percent, from a 1.5 percent increase in September. In contrast, food cost is estimated to slow (0.7 percent versus 0.9 percent in the previous month) and energy prices are expected to fall at a faster 2.3 percent. 

The harmonized consumer price index for Germany, which is calculated for European purposes, is expected to increase by 0.7 percent in October 2014 on October 2013. Compared with September 2014, it is expected to be down by 0.3 percent.

Destatis | Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
10/30/2014 1:12:34 PM


Recent Releases

Germany Inflation Confirmed at 0.8% in September
German annual inflation rate was recorded at 0.8 percent in September of 2014, unchanged from the previous month and matching the preliminary estimate. It is the lowest figure since February of 2010 mainly due to decreasing energy prices. Published on 2014-10-15

Germany Inflation Rate Stable at 0.8%
The inflation rate in Germany is expected to stand at 0.8 percent for the third consecutive month in September of 2014. While energy prices keep falling, cost of food and services increase slightly. Published on 2014-09-29


Calendar GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2014-09-11 07:00 AM Germany
Inflation Rate YoY Final
Aug 2014 0.8% 0.8% 0.8% 0.8%
2014-09-29 01:00 PM Germany
Inflation Rate YoY
Sep 2014 0.8% 0.8% 0.8% 0.85%
2014-10-15 07:00 AM Germany
Inflation Rate YoY Final
Sep 2014 0.8% 0.8% 0.8% 0.8%
2014-10-30 01:00 PM Germany
Inflation Rate YoY
Oct 2014 0.8% 0.8% 0.9% 0.83%
2014-11-13 07:00 AM Germany
Inflation Rate YoY Final
Oct 2014 0.8% 0.8% 0.8%


Germany Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 0.80 0.80 11.54 -7.62 Percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.00 0.00 2.65 -2.73 Percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 107.00 107.00 107.00 20.50 Index Points [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 116.60 116.30 116.60 114.80 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 105.70 105.70 107.70 26.50 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change -1.00 -0.80 22.41 -7.79 Percent [+]
Export Prices 104.10 104.10 105.20 38.00 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 103.80 103.50 110.00 41.10 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.00 0.54 8.22 -3.09 Percent [+]
Core Consumer Prices 105.30 105.30 105.30 69.80 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.34 1.34 6.29 0.19 Percent [+]