Netherlands Inflation Rate 1971-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The inflation rate in Netherlands was recorded at 1.10 percent in October of 2014. Inflation Rate in Netherlands averaged 3.43 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
1.10 0.90 11.19 -1.30 1971 - 2014 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 Wednesday, November 26, 2014.


Netherlands Inflation Rate Up to 6-Month High


Dutch annual inflation rate accelerated to 1.1 percent in October of 2014 from 0.9 percent in September. The highest upward pressures came from housing, water and smartphone prices.

Year-on-year, private education cost recorded the highest increase (3.5 percent), followed by housing and utilities (2.9 percent) and hotels, cafes and restaurants (1.6 percent). Food prices rose at a faster 0.4 percent (0.1 percent in September); health cost accelerated slightly (up 0.5 percent following a 0.4 percent in the previous month) and prices of miscellaneous goods and services grew 1.5 percent, following a 1.2 percent increase in September. 

Communication prices fell at a slower 5 percent (-6.3 percent in September) and cost of clothing and footwear dropped 0.3 percent, the lowest decrease in four months. Fuel prices fell 0.9 percent.

On a monthly basis, consumer prices decreased 0.1 percent in October, after remaining flat in September. Yet, a rise in smartphone prices was not enough to offset a drop in fuel cost. 

Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
11/6/2014 9:26:22 AM


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Dutch Inflation Eases in September
Annual inflation rate in Netherlands slowed to 0.9 percent in September of 2014 from 1.0 percent in the previous month, mainly due to lower prices of airline tickets. This was the fifth time in 2014 inflation came below 1 percent. Published on 2014-10-09

Dutch Inflation Rate Edges Up in August
Dutch annual inflation rate accelerated to 1.0 percent in August of 2014, slightly higher than 0.9 percent in the previous month as a rise in prices of house rents, utilities and transportation was unable to offset lower cost of food, clothes and communication. Published on 2014-09-04


Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2014-09-04 08:30 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Aug 2014
1.0% 0.9% 0.7% 0.8%
2014-10-09 08:30 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Sep 2014
0.9% 1.0% 1.1% 1.1%
2014-11-06 08:30 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Oct 2014
1.1% 0.9% 0.99%
2014-12-04 08:30 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Nov 2014
1.1% 1.12%


Netherlands Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 1.10 0.90 11.19 -1.30 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 116.34 116.48 116.58 17.86 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.39 1.26 4.24 0.06 percent [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 116.86 116.99 117.72 114.17 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 116.01 115.98 116.03 90.85 Index Points [+]
GDP Deflator 103.56 102.63 111.30 66.30 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 110.60 110.80 115.80 29.30 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 105.20 105.10 108.90 83.10 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 106.90 105.90 110.90 85.60 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 0.40 0.11 8.38 -5.73 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.10 -0.02 4.40 -2.76 percent [+]


Inflation Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 2.30 Aug/14 3.00 23.90 -1.30 percent [+]
Brazil 6.59 Oct/14 6.75 6821.31 1.65 percent [+]
Canada 2.40 Oct/14 2.00 21.60 -17.80 percent [+]
China 1.60 Oct/14 1.60 28.40 -2.20 percent [+]
Euro Area 0.40 Oct/14 0.30 5.00 -0.70 percent [+]
France 0.50 Oct/14 0.30 18.80 -0.70 percent [+]
Germany 0.80 Oct/14 0.80 11.54 -7.62 percent [+]
India 5.52 Oct/14 6.46 11.16 5.52 percent [+]
Indonesia 4.83 Oct/14 4.53 82.40 -1.17 percent [+]
Italy 0.10 Oct/14 -0.20 25.64 -2.44 percent [+]
Japan 3.20 Sep/14 3.30 25.00 -2.52 percent [+]
Mexico 4.30 Oct/14 4.22 179.73 2.91 percent [+]
Netherlands 1.10 Oct/14 0.90 11.19 -1.30 percent [+]
Russia 8.30 Oct/14 8.00 2333.30 3.60 percent [+]
South Korea 1.20 Oct/14 1.10 32.50 0.20 percent [+]
Spain -0.10 Oct/14 -0.20 28.43 -1.37 percent [+]
Switzerland 0.00 Oct/14 -0.10 11.92 -1.37 percent [+]
Turkey 8.96 Oct/14 8.86 138.71 -4.01 percent [+]
United Kingdom 1.30 Oct/14 1.20 8.50 0.50 percent [+]
United States 1.70 Oct/14 1.70 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]