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

The inflation rate in Italy was recorded at 0.10 percent in June of 2015. Inflation Rate in Italy averaged 6.38 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).

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Italy Inflation Rate
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.10 0.10 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. Content for - Italy Inflation Rate - was last refreshed on Saturday, July 4, 2015.

Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-05-29 10:00 AM May 0.2% -0.1% 0.1% 0.0%
2015-06-15 09:00 AM May 0.1% -0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
2015-06-30 10:00 AM Jun 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
2015-07-14 09:00 AM Jun 0.1% 0.1%
2015-07-31 10:00 AM Jul 0.1%
2015-08-12 09:00 AM Jul


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.

Main upward pressure came from prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages (up 1 percent, the same as in May), restaurants and hotels (up 1.6 percent following a 1.1 percent rise in May), miscellaneous goods and services (up 0.2 percent, the same as in May), health (up 0.5 percent following a 0.3 percent rise in May) and recreation and culture (up 0.4 percent following a 0.3 percent rise in May).

In contrast, downward pressure came from transport cost (down 1.6 percent, following a 1.2 percent fall in May) and housing and utilities (down 1.3 percent, following a 1.4 percent fall in May).

On a monthly basis, consumer prices are expected to rise 0.1 percent, the same as in May.

The harmonized index rose by 0.2 percent compared to the previous year and 0.1 percent over the previous month (from 0.2 percent each in April). 

Istat | Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
6/30/2015 10:29:23 AM


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Italy Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 0.10 0.10 25.64 -0.60 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.10 0.10 3.50 -2.40 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 107.70 107.60 107.80 3.90 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 0.57 0.28 3.06 0.28 percent [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 120.60 120.50 120.60 80.60 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 106.70 106.60 106.70 73.80 Index Points [+]
GDP Deflator 105.37 105.34 105.37 63.97 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 103.90 103.60 109.80 63.60 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change -1.90 -2.30 9.20 -7.60 percent [+]
Export Prices 117.00 117.10 117.10 6.90 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 108.80 108.00 118.10 49.40 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.00 1.00 6.26 -1.18 percent [+]


Inflation Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 1.30 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 0.20 Jun/15 0.30 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 7.26 Jun/15 7.15 82.40 -1.17 percent [+]
Italy 0.10 Jun/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 0.70 Jun/15 0.50 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 7.20 Jun/15 8.09 138.71 -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 [+]