Netherlands Inflation Rate

The inflation rate in Netherlands was recorded at 0.93 percent in June of 2014. Inflation Rate in Netherlands averaged 3.44 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. Inflation Rate in Netherlands is reported by the Statistics Netherlands.

   
 
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Netherlands Inflation Rate


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.93 0.83 11.19 -1.30 1971 - 2014 Percent Monthly
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.


Netherlands Inflation Rate Edges Up in June


Dutch annual inflation rate accelerated to 0.9 percent in June of 2014, slightly higher than 0.8 percent in the previous month, as prices of clothing and footwear fell at a slower pace. A rise in cost of vacations and airline tickets also had an upward effect on consumer prices.

Year-on-year, prices accelerated for transport (1.6 percent in June of 2014 from 1.0 percent in the previous month), hotels, cafes and restaurants (2.0 percent from 1.7 percent). Meanwhile, cost of clothing and footwear fell 0.2 percent in June, following a 2.1 percent drop in May. 

On the other hand, prices declined further for food and non-alcoholic beverages (-0.9 percent from -0.7 percent), furnishings and household equipment (-0.8 percent from -0.3 percent) and communications (-5.7 percent from -5.0 percent).

On a monthly basis, consumer prices fell 0.3 percent in June for the second consecutive month.

The harmonized annual inflation rate rose to 0.3 percent in June of 2014, a lower rate than the average of 0.5 percent in the euro zone.

CBS | Isabel Felino | isabel.felino@tradingeconomics.com
7/10/2014 5:11:35 PM


Recent Releases

Dutch Inflation Rate Slows in May
Netherlands’ annual consumer prices slowed to 0.8 percent in May of 2014 from 1.2 percent in April, as cheaper food and holidays offset a surge in gasoline prices. Published on 2014-06-10

Dutch Inflation Rate Accelerates in April
Netherlands’ annual inflation rate accelerated to 1.2 percent in April of 2014, from 0.83 percent in the previous month, driven by higher prices of motor fuels. It is the largest CPI surge since the VAT rise in October of 2012. Published on 2014-05-08


Calendar GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
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 1.2% 0.8% 0.8% 1.05%
2014-06-10 08:30 AM Netherlands
Inflation Rate YoY
May 2014 0.8% 1.2% 0.84%
2014-07-10 08:30 AM Netherlands
Inflation Rate YoY
Jun 2014 0.9% 0.8% 1.17%
2014-08-07 08:30 AM Netherlands
Inflation Rate YoY
Jul 2014 0.9% 0.83%


Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 0.93 0.83 11.19 -1.30 Percent [+]
Consumer Price Index (CPI) 115.64 115.95 116.35 17.86 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.23 1.13 4.24 0.06 Percent [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 116.76 117.18 117.72 114.17 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 114.81 115.24 115.68 90.85 Index Points [+]
GDP Deflator 103.61 111.20 111.30 66.30 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 112.20 111.20 115.80 29.30 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 105.00 103.90 108.90 83.10 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 104.80 101.80 110.90 85.60 Index Points [+]





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