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

The inflation rate in Netherlands was recorded at 0.60 percent in April of 2015. Inflation Rate in Netherlands averaged 3.39 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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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.60 0.38 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, May 28, 2015.

Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-03-05 08:30 AM Feb 0.1% 0.0% 0.23%
2015-04-09 08:30 AM Mar 0.4% 0.2% (R) 0.75%
2015-05-07 08:30 AM Apr 0.6% 0.4% 0.77%
2015-06-04 08:30 AM May 0.6% 0.79%
2015-07-05 08:30 AM Jun 0.81%
2015-08-07 08:30 AM Jul 0.83%


Dutch Inflation Rate at 4-Month High


Netherlands annual inflation rate rose for the third straight month to 0.6 percent in April of 2015 from 0.4 percent in the previous month, mainly driven by higher phone prices and steady housing and utilities’ cost.

Year-on-year, the highest upward pressures came from prices of housing and utilities, up 0.6 percent, the same rate as in the previous two months. Prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages prices were flat while communication cost fell at a slower 0.1 percent (-0.2 percent in March). Phones were more expensive in April as there are more new models priced higher than the predecessors.

In contrast, downward pressures came from cost of recreation and culture (-0.1 percent from 0.0 percent in March) while transport prices dropped at a faster 0.3 percent (from -0.2 percent).

Core inflation increased 0.1 percent to 1.1 percent.

On a monthly basis, consumer prices increased 0.6 percent, slowing from a 1.1 percent rise in March.

The harmonized consumer price index was flat on the year through April, after falling 0.3 percent in the previous month while the monthly rate slowed to 0.8 percent from 1.3 percent. 

Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
5/7/2015 8:55:32 AM


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Netherlands Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 0.60 0.38 11.19 -1.30 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 117.01 116.26 117.01 17.86 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.10 1.00 4.24 0.06 percent [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 117.69 116.72 117.72 79.39 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 117.00 116.35 117.00 90.85 Index Points [+]
GDP Deflator 103.66 103.71 103.73 66.30 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 103.70 102.40 115.30 29.30 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 102.60 102.40 110.90 83.10 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 102.00 102.60 113.60 85.20 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 0.10 -0.23 8.38 -5.73 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.60 1.10 4.40 -2.76 percent [+]


Inflation Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 1.30 Feb/15 1.70 23.90 -1.30 percent [+]
Brazil 8.17 Apr/15 8.13 6821.31 1.65 percent [+]
Canada 0.80 Apr/15 1.20 21.60 -17.80 percent [+]
China 1.50 Apr/15 1.40 28.40 -2.20 percent [+]
Euro Area 0.00 Apr/15 -0.10 5.00 -0.70 percent [+]
France 0.10 Apr/15 -0.10 18.80 -0.70 percent [+]
Germany 0.50 Apr/15 0.30 11.54 -7.62 percent [+]
India 4.87 Apr/15 5.25 11.16 4.38 percent [+]
Indonesia 6.79 Apr/15 6.38 82.40 -1.17 percent [+]
Italy -0.10 Apr/15 -0.09 25.64 -0.60 percent [+]
Japan 2.30 Mar/15 2.20 25.00 -2.52 percent [+]
Mexico 3.06 Apr/15 3.14 179.73 2.91 percent [+]
Netherlands 0.60 Apr/15 0.38 11.19 -1.30 percent [+]
Russia 16.40 Apr/15 16.90 2333.30 3.60 percent [+]
South Korea 0.40 Apr/15 0.40 32.50 0.20 percent [+]
Spain -0.60 Apr/15 -0.70 28.43 -1.37 percent [+]
Switzerland -1.10 Apr/15 -0.90 11.92 -1.37 percent [+]
Turkey 7.91 Apr/15 7.61 138.71 -4.01 percent [+]
United Kingdom -0.10 Apr/15 0.00 8.50 -0.10 percent [+]
United States -0.20 Apr/15 -0.10 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]