Hungary Inflation Rate 1992-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The inflation rate in Hungary was recorded at 0.50 percent in May of 2015. Inflation Rate in Hungary averaged 10.07 percent from 1992 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 31 percent in June of 1995 and a record low of -1.40 percent in January of 2015. Inflation Rate in Hungary is reported by the Hungarian Central Statistical Office.

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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.50 -0.30 31.00 -1.40 1992 - 2015 percent Monthly
1990=100, NSA
In Hungary, the inflation rate measures a broad rise or fall in prices that consumers pay for a standard basket of goods. This page provides - Hungary Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Hungary Inflation Rate - was last refreshed on Tuesday, June 30, 2015.

Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-04-08 08:00 AM Mar -0.6% -1.0% -0.94%
2015-05-08 08:00 AM Apr -0.3% -0.6% -0.4% -0.2%
2015-06-09 08:00 AM May 0.5% -0.3% 0.2% 0.1%
2015-07-08 08:00 AM Jun 0.5% -0.66%
2015-08-11 08:00 AM Jul -0.6%
2015-09-08 08:00 AM Aug -0.55%


Hungary Consumer Prices Fall 0.1%


Hungary’s annual inflation rate dropped 0.1 percent in April of 2014, following a 0.1 percent increase in the previous month, driven by lower cost of electricity, gas, clothing and footwear, motor fuels and consumer durable goods.

Year-on-year, alcoholic beverages and tobacco recorded the highest increase (7.3 percent). In contrast, food prices decreased 0.5 percent, driven by lower cost of flour (20.0 percent), sugar (17.1 percent), edible oil (13.8 percent), egg (7.6 percent) and seasonal food items (4.9 percent). In contrast, cost of milk (10.3 percent and cheese (9.5 percent) increased. Prices of water charges and sewerage disposal decreased by 11 percent and local transport fell by 6.8 percent.  Consumers paid 1.9 percent less for motor fuels and 4 percent less for clothing and footwear. Cost of electricity, gas and other fuels fell the most on the year by 10.3 percent.

On a monthly basis, prices grew 0.1 percent. Upward pressures came from cost of food (0.3 percent) and clothing and footwear (2.3 percent). In contrast, prices of services did not change and cost of alcoholic beverages and tobacco as well as electricity, gas and other fuels fell 0.3 percent each. 

Hungarian Central Statistical Office | Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
5/13/2014 11:15:03 AM


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Hungary Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 0.50 -0.30 31.00 -1.40 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.70 0.40 2.10 -0.70 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 1212.80 1204.10 1212.80 152.40 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.30 1.20 26.31 -0.60 percent [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 100.70 100.40 100.70 99.20 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 401.50 400.60 401.50 102.60 Index Points [+]
GDP Deflator 134.48 138.38 138.38 33.95 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 98.30 97.60 111.30 96.50 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change -1.70 -2.40 11.30 -3.50 percent [+]
Export Prices 97.50 97.50 111.50 89.80 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 96.90 97.70 113.00 89.50 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.20 0.40 18.50 -2.70 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 0.30 May/15 0.00 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 7.15 May/15 6.79 82.40 -1.17 percent [+]
Italy 0.10 May/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 0.50 May/15 0.40 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 8.09 May/15 7.91 138.71 -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 [+]