Netherlands Inflation Rate

The inflation rate in Netherlands was recorded at 0.83 percent in March of 2014. Inflation Rate in Netherlands is reported by the Statistics Netherlands. Inflation Rate in Netherlands averaged 3.46 Percent from 1971 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 11.19 Percent in November of 1974 and a record low of -1.30 Percent in February of 1987. In Netherlands, the most important categories in the consumer price index are: housing, water, electricity and gas (24.5 percent of the total weight); transport (11.6 percent) and food and non-alcoholic beverages (11.3 percent). The index also includes: recreation and culture (10.3 percent); furnishing and household equipment (6 percent); clothing and footwear (4.9 percent); hotels and restaurants (4.2 percent); communication (3.3 percent) and alcoholic beverages and tobacco (3.1 percent). Health, education and other goods and services account for the remaining 20.8 percent of total weight. This page provides - Netherlands Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-16

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
0.83 1.06 11.19 -1.30 1.05 | 2014/04 1971 - 2014 Percent Monthly

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Netherlands Inflation Rate
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CALENDAR GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2014-01-09 08:30 AM Netherlands
Inflation Rate YoY
Dec 2013 1.7% 1.5% 1.2% 1.49%
2014-02-13 08:30 AM Netherlands
Inflation Rate YoY
Jan 2014 1.4% 1.7% 1.49%
2014-03-06 08:30 AM Netherlands
Inflation Rate YoY
Feb 2014 1.1% 1.4% 1.3% 1.48%
2014-04-10 08:30 AM Netherlands
Inflation Rate YoY
Mar 2014 0.8% 1.1% 1.0% 1.47%
2014-05-08 08:30 AM Netherlands
Inflation Rate YoY
Apr 2014 0.8% 1.05%
2014-06-10 08:30 AM Netherlands
Inflation Rate YoY
May 2014 0.81%
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Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Inflation Rate 0.83 2014-03-15 1.06 11.19 -1.30 1.05 2014-04-30 Percent [+]
Consumer Price Index (CPI) 115.82 2014-03-15 114.86 115.82 17.86 115.84 2014-04-30 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 115.19 2014-03-15 114.08 115.19 90.85 115.38 2014-04-30 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 105.90 2014-02-15 104.70 108.90 83.10 103.49 2014-02-28 Index Points [+]
GDP Deflator 111.20 2013-11-15 110.00 111.30 66.30 110.81 2014-03-31 Index Points [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 117.04 2014-03-15 115.77 117.04 114.17 116.61 2014-03-31 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 105.70 2014-02-15 103.10 110.90 85.60 103.35 2014-02-28 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 111.40 2014-02-15 111.30 115.80 29.30 111.36 2014-03-31 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.32 2014-03-15 1.60 4.24 0.06 1.36 2014-04-30 Percent [+]
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Dutch Inflation Rate Falls Further to 4-1/2 Year Low

Netherlands’ annual inflation rate dropped to 0.8 percent in March of 2014, down from 1.06 percent in the previous month and 2.92 a year earlier. The CPI fell more than expected, reaching the lowest level since June of 2010.

Prices decelerated for alcoholic beverages and tobacco (2.3 percent yoy from 6.2 percent compared with February of 2014) and recreation and culture (0.2 percent from 0.8 percent).

Also, downwards pressures came from cost of clothing and footwear (-1.5 percent from -0.8 percent), food and non-alcoholic beverages (-0.3 percent from -0.1 percent).

On a monthly basis, prices edged up 0.8 percent in March, as clothing and footwear cost rose by 21.7 percent. 

CBS | Isabel Felino | isabel.felino@tradingeconomics.com
4/10/2014 10:20:45 AM

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Inflation Rate | Notes
The data given on this page shows an annual change in the Consumer Price Index. The CPI measures changes in the price level of consumer goods and services purchased by households. The CPI is calculated by taking price changes for each item in the predetermined basket of goods and services and averaging them. The items weight according to their importance. Depending on the country, the highest weights are usually given to the food, energy, housing, clothing, medical care, transportation and household equipment.


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