Ireland Inflation Rate 1976-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The inflation rate in Ireland was recorded at -0.60 percent in March of 2015. Inflation Rate in Ireland averaged 4.95 percent from 1976 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 23.15 percent in October of 1981 and a record low of -6.56 percent in October of 2009. Inflation Rate in Ireland is reported by the Central Statistics Office Ireland.

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Ireland Inflation Rate


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.60 -0.50 23.15 -6.56 1976 - 2015 percent Monthly
2011M12=100
In Ireland, the most important categories in the consumer price index are: housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (17 percent of total weight); transport (15 percent); restaurants and hotels (14 percent) and food and non-alcoholic beverages (11 percent). The index also includes: recreation and culture (8 percent); clothing and footwear (5 percent); alcoholic beverages and tobacco (5 percent); health (5 percent) and communications (4 percent). Furnishings, household equipment, education and other goods and services account for the remaining 16 percent. This page provides - Ireland Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Ireland Inflation Rate - was last refreshed on Tuesday, April 28, 2015.


Irish Prices Fell by 0.6% in March


Consumer prices in Ireland decreased 0.6 percent on the year in March, the fourth consecutive month of decline, driven by lower fuel and food cost.

Year-on-year, the most notable changes were decreases in transport prices (-4.9 percent), clothing and footwear (-4.1 percent), food and non-alcoholic beverages (-2.7 percent) and furnishings, household equipment and routine household maintenance (-2.7 percent). 

There were increases in education cost (+4.9 percent), housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (+1.8 percent), restaurants and hotels (+1.3 percent) and alcoholic beverages and tobacco (+1.0 percent).

On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 0.6 percent, the same as in February. The most significant price changes were increases in transport (3.4 percent) and clothing and footwear (1.7 percent) while prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages (-0.1 percent) and health (-0.1 percent) decreased. 

CSO | Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
4/9/2015 1:20:36 PM


Recent Releases

Ireland Reports Deflation for the Third Consecutive Month
Consumer prices in Ireland fell 0.5 percent in February of 2015, slowing slightly from a 0.6 percent drop in January. Yet, a rise in cost of housing, water, electricity and gas and higher prices of restaurants was not enough to offset a drop in energy prices. Published on 2015-03-12

Ireland Falls Deeper Into Deflation
Consumer prices in Ireland fell 0.6 percent year-on-year in January of 2015, after declining 0.3 percent in December driven by a drop in energy prices. Published on 2015-02-19


Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-02-19 11:00 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Jan
-0.6% -0.3% -0.5%
2015-03-12 11:00 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Feb
-0.5% -0.6% -0.5%
2015-04-09 11:00 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Mar
-0.6% -0.5% -0.8%
2015-05-08 11:00 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Apr
-0.6% 0.04%
2015-06-12 11:00 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  May
0.07%
2015-07-10 11:00 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Jun
0.09%


Ireland Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate -0.60 -0.50 23.15 -6.56 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.60 0.60 8.12 -1.68 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 101.50 100.90 103.80 7.10 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 0.40 -0.19 10.20 -6.10 percent [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 109.50 108.80 110.20 65.10 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 103.50 102.80 104.10 42.20 Index Points [+]
GDP Deflator 106.04 102.47 107.45 65.94 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 108.70 105.10 118.00 27.00 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 106.60 106.20 123.10 16.50 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 133.10 131.60 135.70 15.60 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation -2.70 -2.90 21.10 -8.20 percent [+]


Inflation Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 1.30 Feb/15 1.70 23.90 -1.30 percent [+]
Brazil 8.13 Mar/15 7.70 6821.31 1.65 percent [+]
Canada 1.20 Mar/15 1.00 21.60 -17.80 percent [+]
China 1.40 Mar/15 1.40 28.40 -2.20 percent [+]
Euro Area -0.10 Mar/15 -0.30 5.00 -0.70 percent [+]
France -0.10 Mar/15 -0.30 18.80 -0.70 percent [+]
Germany 0.30 Mar/15 0.09 11.54 -7.62 percent [+]
India 5.17 Mar/15 5.37 11.16 4.38 percent [+]
Indonesia 6.38 Mar/15 6.29 82.40 -1.17 percent [+]
Italy -0.09 Mar/15 -0.09 25.64 -0.60 percent [+]
Japan 2.20 Feb/15 2.40 25.00 -2.52 percent [+]
Mexico 3.14 Mar/15 3.00 179.73 2.91 percent [+]
Netherlands 0.38 Mar/15 0.20 11.19 -1.30 percent [+]
Russia 16.90 Mar/15 16.70 2333.30 3.60 percent [+]
South Korea 0.40 Mar/15 0.50 32.50 0.20 percent [+]
Spain -0.70 Mar/15 -1.10 28.43 -1.37 percent [+]
Switzerland -0.90 Mar/15 -0.80 11.92 -1.37 percent [+]
Turkey 7.61 Mar/15 7.55 138.71 -4.01 percent [+]
United Kingdom 0.00 Mar/15 0.00 8.50 0.00 percent [+]
United States -0.10 Mar/15 0.00 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]