Ireland Inflation Rate  1976-2016 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Consumer prices in Ireland declined 0.3 percent year-on-year in March of 2016 after 0.1 percent drop in the previous month, the lowest since September of 2015. The largest downward pressure came from transport, housing and utilities, furnishings, clothing and footwear food and non-alcoholic beverages. On a monthly basis, prices edged up 0.4 percent. Inflation Rate in Ireland averaged 4.83 percent from 1976 until 2016, 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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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.30 -0.10 23.15 -6.56 1976 - 2016 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 the latest reported value for - Ireland Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Ireland Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2016.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-02-18 11:00 AM Jan 0.1% 0.1% 0.1%
2016-03-10 11:00 AM Feb -0.1% 0.1% -0.1% -0.2%
2016-04-07 10:00 AM Mar -0.3% -0.1% -0.3% 0.2%
2016-05-12 10:00 AM Apr -0.3% 0.2%
2016-06-10 10:00 AM May 0.3%
2016-07-08 10:00 AM Jun 0.4%

Irish Inflation Rate at 6-Month Low


Consumer prices in Ireland declined 0.3 percent year-on-year in March of 2016 after 0.1 percent drop in the previous month, the lowest since September of 2015. The largest downward pressure came from transport, housing and utilities, furnishings, clothing and footwear food and non-alcoholic beverages. On a monthly basis, prices edged up 0.4 percent.

Compared to March 2015, transport cost fell 5.9 percent, housing and utilities declined 1.0 percent and furnishings, clothing and footwear declined 2.3 percent, household equipment and routine household maintenance dropped 2.9 percent and food and non-alcoholic beverages went down 0.5 percent. 

There were increases in miscellaneous goods and services (+4.3 percent), education (+3.8 percent), alcoholic beverages and tobacco (+0.4 percent) and restaurants and hotels (+1.7 percent).   

On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose at the same pace as in February, by 0.4 percent. The divisions which caused the largest upward contribution were clothing and footwear (prices up 3.3 percent) and restaurants and hotels (prices up 0.7 percent) while cost of food and non-alcoholic beverages fell 0.9 percent. 

The harmonized index fell 0.6 percent year-on-year and rose 0.3 percent during the month.

CSO | Yekaterina Guchshina | yekaterina@tradingeconomics.com
4/7/2016 11:21:38 AM

Ireland Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate -0.30 -0.10 23.15 -6.56 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.40 0.40 8.12 -1.68 percent [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 99.40 99.10 100.80 59.40 Index Points [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 101.20 100.80 103.80 7.10 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 103.50 103.00 104.40 42.20 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 0.80 0.80 10.20 -6.10 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 108.74 105.98 108.74 69.28 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 105.10 104.80 118.00 27.00 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 106.60 106.80 123.10 16.50 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 132.50 130.50 135.70 15.60 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation -0.50 -0.90 21.10 -8.10 percent [+]
Cpi Transportation 93.40 93.00 110.50 70.60 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 1.30 3.60 9.50 -3.10 percent [+]




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