Italy Inflation Rate 1962-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The inflation rate in Italy was recorded at 0.20 percent in July of 2015. Inflation Rate in Italy averaged 6.37 percent from 1962 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 25.64 percent in November of 1974 and a record low of -0.60 percent in January of 2015. Inflation Rate in Italy is reported by the National Institute of Statistics (ISTAT).

  
Italy Inflation Rate
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.20 0.20 25.64 -0.60 1962 - 2015 percent Monthly
2010=100
In Italy, the most important categories in the Consumer Price Index are: food and non-alcoholic beverages (16 percent of total weight); transport (15 percent); restaurants and hotels (11 percent) and housing, water, electricity and other fuels (10 percent). The index also includes: clothing and footwear (9 percent); furnishing and household equipment (8 percent); recreation and culture (8 percent) and health (8 percent). Communication, education, alcoholic beverages, tobacco and other goods and services contribute the remaining 15 percent. This page provides the latest reported value for - Italy Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Content for - Italy Inflation Rate - was last refreshed on Tuesday, August 4, 2015.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-06-30 10:00 AM Jun 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
2015-07-14 09:00 AM Jun 0.2% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1%
2015-07-31 10:00 AM Jul 0.2% 0.2% 0.3% 0.2%
2015-08-11 09:00 AM Jul 0.2% 0.2%
2015-08-28 10:00 AM Aug 0.26%
2015-09-11 10:00 AM Aug


Italy Inflation Rate Stable at 0.2%


Consumer prices in Italy are expected to rise 0.2 percent year-on-year in July of 2015, the same rate as in June, in line with market expectations.

Main upward pressure came from prices of alcoholic beverages and tobacco (+3 percent, the same as in June), restaurants and hotels (+1.3 percent, +1.6 percent in June), food and non alcoholic beverages (+0.7 percent , +1.0 percent in June).

In contrast, downward pressure came from communication (-3.2 percent, -2.1 percent in June), transport (-1.8 percent, -1.6 percent in June) and housing and utilities (-0.3 percent, -1.3 percent in June).

On a monthly basis, consumer prices are expected to decline 0.1 percent compared to 0.2 percent growth in June.

The harmonized index rose by 0.4 percent compared to the previous year (+0.2 percent in June), and decreased by 1.9 percent over the previous month (+0.2 percent in June).

Istat | yekaterina@tradingeconomics.com
7/31/2015 12:45:30 PM


Recent Releases

Italy Inflation Rate Edges Up in June
Italian consumer prices increased 0.2 percent year-on-year in June 2015, the highest in 7 months, compared to a flash estimate of 0.1 percent and from a 0.1 percent growth in May. While prices of accommodation, health and leisure activities rose further, housing cost fell at a slower pace.
Published on 2015-07-14

Italy Inflation Rate Stable at 0.1%
Consumer prices in Italy are expected to rise 0.1 percent year-on-year in June of 2015, the same rate as in May, in line with market expectations.
Published on 2015-06-30

Italy Inflation Rate at 6-Month High
Italian consumer prices increased 0.1 percent year-on-year in May 2015, compared to a flash estimate of 0.2 percent. It was the first increase of the year, as accommodation prices rose further while transport and non-regulated energy products cost fell at a slower pace.
Published on 2015-06-15

Italy Inflation Rate Up to 0.2%
Consumer prices in Italy are expected to rise 0.2 percent year-on-year in May of 2015, the first increase since November of 2014 and after four months of deflation.
Published on 2015-05-29


Italy Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 0.20 0.20 25.64 -0.60 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.10 0.20 3.50 -2.40 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 107.70 107.80 107.80 3.90 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 0.57 0.57 3.06 0.28 percent [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 118.40 120.70 120.70 80.60 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 107.10 106.80 107.10 73.80 Index Points [+]
GDP Deflator 105.37 105.34 105.37 63.97 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 103.70 103.90 109.80 63.60 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change -2.30 -1.90 9.20 -7.60 percent [+]
Export Prices 117.70 117.00 117.70 6.90 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 109.50 108.90 118.10 49.40 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.00 1.00 6.26 -1.18 percent [+]


Inflation Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 1.50 Jun/15 1.30 23.90 -1.30 percent [+]
Brazil 8.89 Jun/15 8.47 6821.31 1.65 percent [+]
Canada 1.00 Jun/15 0.90 21.60 -17.80 percent [+]
China 1.40 Jun/15 1.20 28.40 -2.20 percent [+]
Euro Area 0.20 Jul/15 0.20 5.00 -0.70 percent [+]
France 0.30 Jun/15 0.30 18.80 -0.70 percent [+]
Germany 0.20 Jul/15 0.30 11.54 -7.62 percent [+]
India 5.40 Jun/15 5.01 11.16 4.38 percent [+]
Indonesia 7.26 Jul/15 7.26 82.40 -1.17 percent [+]
Italy 0.20 Jul/15 0.20 25.64 -0.60 percent [+]
Japan 0.40 Jun/15 0.50 25.00 -2.52 percent [+]
Mexico 2.87 Jun/15 2.88 179.73 2.87 percent [+]
Netherlands 1.00 Jun/15 1.10 11.19 -1.30 percent [+]
Russia 15.30 Jun/15 15.80 2333.30 3.60 percent [+]
South Korea 0.70 Jul/15 0.70 32.50 0.20 percent [+]
Spain 0.00 Jul/15 0.10 28.43 -1.37 percent [+]
Switzerland -1.00 Jun/15 -1.20 11.92 -1.37 percent [+]
Turkey 6.81 Jul/15 7.20 138.71 -4.01 percent [+]
United Kingdom 0.00 Jun/15 0.10 8.50 -0.10 percent [+]
United States 0.10 Jun/15 0.00 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]