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

Netherlands annual inflation was recorded at 1 percent in July of 2015, the same pace as in the previous month. A slowdown in prices of housing and utilities was enough to offset an increase in cost of vacation accommodations. Inflation Rate in Netherlands averaged 3.38 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.

Netherlands Inflation Rate
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.00 1.00 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 Saturday, August 29, 2015.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-06-04 08:30 AM May 1.1% 0.6% 0.63%
2015-07-09 08:30 AM Jun 1.0% 1.1% 1.14%
2015-08-06 08:30 AM Jul 1.0% 1.0% 1.02%
2015-09-10 08:30 AM Aug 1.0% 0.96%
2015-10-09 08:30 AM Sep 1.03%
2015-11-06 08:30 AM Oct 1.05%


Dutch Inflation Rate Steady in July


Netherlands annual inflation was recorded at 1 percent in July of 2015, the same pace as in the previous month. A slowdown in prices of housing and utilities was enough to offset an increase in cost of vacation accommodations.

Year-on-year, prices of housing and utilities increased at a slower 1.3 percent from 2.6 percent in the previous month; while prices of hotels, cafes and restaurants were up 3.3 percent, compared to 1.6 percent in June. Additional upward pressure came from: miscellaneous goods and services (+2.4 percent); alcoholic beverages and tobacco (+2.4 percent); consumption abroad (+1.2 percent); recreation and culture (+0.8 percent); and food and non-alcoholic beverages (+0.7 percent).

In contrast, downward pressures came from cost of communication (-2.4 percent); education (from -1.5 percent); and transportation (-0.6 percent).

Core inflation was recorded at 1.6 percent, the same pace as in the previous month.

On a monthly basis, consumer prices increased 0.8 percent, after falling 0.4 percent in the previous month, mainly due to higher prices of recreation and culture (+4.5 percent from -0.2 percent in June); hotels, cafes and restaurants (+3.5 percent from -0.8 percent in June); and food and non-alcoholic beverages (+0.4 percent from -0.1 percent in June). In contrast, cost of clothing and footwear declined further by 11.3 percent (from -4.8 percent in June).

The harmonized consumer price index increased by 0.8 percent year-on-year and by 0.7 percent compared to June.

CBS | joana.ferreira@tradingeconomics.com
8/6/2015 9:27:58 AM


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Netherlands Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 1.00 1.00 11.19 -1.30 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 117.75 116.81 117.75 17.86 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.60 1.60 4.24 0.06 percent [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 118.10 117.33 118.10 79.39 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 117.71 116.53 117.71 90.85 Index Points [+]
GDP Deflator 103.61 103.66 103.73 66.30 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 105.40 106.10 115.30 29.30 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 102.40 103.50 111.50 82.60 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 102.00 103.90 113.40 85.10 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 0.70 0.60 8.38 -5.73 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.80 -0.40 4.40 -2.76 percent [+]
Producer Prices Change -5.39 -4.93 13.00 -15.41 percent [+]


Inflation Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 1.50 Jun/15 1.30 23.90 -1.30 percent [+]
Brazil 9.56 Jul/15 8.89 6821.31 1.65 percent [+]
Canada 1.30 Jul/15 1.00 21.60 -17.80 percent [+]
China 1.60 Jul/15 1.40 28.40 -2.20 percent [+]
Euro Area 0.20 Jul/15 0.20 5.00 -0.70 percent [+]
France 0.20 Jul/15 0.30 18.80 -0.70 percent [+]
Germany 0.20 Aug/15 0.20 11.54 -7.62 percent [+]
India 3.78 Jul/15 5.40 11.16 3.78 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 0.20 Jul/15 0.40 25.00 -2.52 percent [+]
Mexico 2.74 Jul/15 2.87 179.73 2.74 percent [+]
Netherlands 1.00 Jul/15 1.00 11.19 -1.30 percent [+]
Russia 15.60 Jul/15 15.30 2333.30 3.60 percent [+]
South Korea 0.70 Jul/15 0.70 32.50 0.20 percent [+]
Spain -0.40 Aug/15 0.10 28.43 -1.37 percent [+]
Switzerland -1.30 Jul/15 -1.00 11.92 -1.37 percent [+]
Turkey 6.81 Jul/15 7.20 138.71 -4.01 percent [+]
United Kingdom 0.10 Jul/15 0.00 8.50 -0.10 percent [+]
United States 0.20 Jul/15 0.10 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]