Netherlands Inflation Rate 1971-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The inflation rate in Netherlands was recorded at 0.14 percent in February of 2015. Inflation Rate in Netherlands averaged 3.40 percent from 1971 until 2015, 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
0.14 0.00 11.19 -1.30 1971 - 2015 percent Monthly
2006=100
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. Content for - Netherlands Inflation Rate - was last refreshed on Thursday, April 2, 2015.


Dutch Inflation Rate Rises Marginally


Consumer prices in Netherlands increased by 0.1 percent in February of 2015 compared with the same month of the previous year, after being unchanged in January. The rise was mainly driven by higher transport cost.

Transports cost was 4.4 percent more expensive in February than in the same month a year earlier compared to 2.9 percent rise in January. Cost of fuel and lubricants edged up slightly for the first time in several months yet it was still 11 percent lower than a year earlier. Also, petrol prices went down 10.6 percent (-12.6 percent in January) while prices of diesel dropped 12.9 percent (-16.4 percent in January).  

Year-on-year, cost of housing, water, electricity and water increased 2.5 percent, the same rate recorded last month. While downward pressures came mainly from gas (-3.1 percent) and electricity (-0.8 percent), cost of actual rent rose 4.3 percent. 

Prices of food and non alcoholic beverages declined by 0.4 percent compared to 0.9 percent drop in January.

On a monthly basis, consumer prices accelerated 0.5 percent, after a 0.9 drop in the previous month.

CBS | Carolina Cunha | carolina.cunha@tradingeconomics.com
3/5/2015 12:35:04 PM


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Netherlands Inflation Rate at 5-Year Low
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Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-01-08 08:30 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Dec
0.7% 1.0% 1.01%
2015-02-12 08:30 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Jan
0.0% 0.7% 0.55%
2015-03-05 08:30 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Feb
0.1% 0.0% 0.23%
2015-04-09 08:30 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Mar
0.1% 0.75%
2015-05-07 08:30 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Apr
0.77%
2015-06-04 08:30 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  May
0.79%


Netherlands Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 0.14 0.00 11.19 -1.30 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 115.02 114.42 116.58 17.86 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.30 1.25 4.24 0.06 percent [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 115.22 114.31 117.72 79.39 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 115.16 114.53 116.03 90.85 Index Points [+]
GDP Deflator 103.80 102.63 103.80 66.30 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 100.40 103.10 115.30 29.30 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 98.70 102.00 110.90 83.10 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 96.80 100.30 113.60 85.20 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 0.01 0.83 8.38 -5.73 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.50 -0.90 4.40 -2.76 percent [+]


Inflation Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 1.70 Nov/14 2.30 23.90 -1.30 percent [+]
Brazil 7.70 Feb/15 7.14 6821.31 1.65 percent [+]
Canada 1.00 Feb/15 1.00 21.60 -17.80 percent [+]
China 1.40 Feb/15 0.80 28.40 -2.20 percent [+]
Euro Area -0.10 Mar/15 -0.30 5.00 -0.70 percent [+]
France -0.30 Feb/15 -0.40 18.80 -0.70 percent [+]
Germany 0.30 Mar/15 0.09 11.54 -7.62 percent [+]
India 5.37 Feb/15 5.19 11.16 4.38 percent [+]
Indonesia 6.38 Mar/15 6.29 82.40 -1.17 percent [+]
Italy -0.09 Mar/15 -0.09 25.64 -0.60 percent [+]
Japan 2.20 Feb/15 2.40 25.00 -2.52 percent [+]
Mexico 3.00 Feb/15 3.07 179.73 2.91 percent [+]
Netherlands 0.14 Feb/15 0.00 11.19 -1.30 percent [+]
Russia 16.70 Feb/15 15.00 2333.30 3.60 percent [+]
South Korea 0.40 Mar/15 0.50 32.50 0.20 percent [+]
Spain -0.70 Mar/15 -1.10 28.43 -1.37 percent [+]
Switzerland -0.80 Feb/15 -0.50 11.92 -1.37 percent [+]
Turkey 7.55 Feb/15 7.24 138.71 -4.01 percent [+]
United Kingdom 0.00 Feb/15 0.30 8.50 0.00 percent [+]
United States 0.00 Feb/15 -0.10 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]