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

The inflation rate in Netherlands was recorded at 0.38 percent in March 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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Netherlands Inflation Rate


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.38 0.20 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, April 25, 2015.


Dutch Inflation Rate Rises to 0.4% in March


Dutch consumer prices increased 0.4 percent year-on-year in March, following an upwardly revised 0.2 percent rise in the previous month, driven by higher rental cost and a slower drop in fuel prices.

Year-on-year, the biggest upward pressure came from 2.4 percent increase in the cost of housing, water and energy. While prices of actual rentals rose 4.3 percent, energy cost dropped 2.8 percent. Prices in restaurants and cafes rose 1.2 percent; education cost increased 3.5 percent and alcoholic beverages and tobacco went up 2.4 percent. 

Downward pressures came from cost of food and non alcoholic beverages (-0.2 percent) and clothing and footwear (-3.0 percent). Transport prices fell 1.6 percent compared to 2.8 percent decline in February. Diesel cost declined 9 percent (-12.4 in February) and gasoline prices dropped 5.8 percent ( -10.2 percent in February). 

Year-on-year, core inflation rate increased to 1 percent from 0.9 percent in February.

The harmonized consumer price index fell an annual 0.3 percent in March.

Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
4/9/2015 1:14:24 PM


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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. Published on 2015-03-05

Dutch Inflation Rate The Lowest Since 1987
Consumer prices in Netherlands were unchanged in January of 2015 compared with a year earlier, following a 0.7 percent increase in the previous month. It is the lowest inflation rate since September of 1987, due to lower fuel and clothing prices. Published on 2015-02-12


Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
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
0.4% 0.2% (R) 0.75%
2015-05-07 08:30 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Apr
0.4% 0.77%
2015-06-04 08:30 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  May
0.79%
2015-07-05 08:30 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Jun
0.81%


Netherlands Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 0.38 0.20 11.19 -1.30 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 116.26 115.04 116.58 17.86 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.00 0.95 4.24 0.06 percent [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 116.72 115.24 117.72 79.39 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 116.35 115.16 116.35 90.85 Index Points [+]
GDP Deflator 103.71 103.73 103.73 66.30 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 102.50 100.40 115.30 29.30 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 102.40 99.10 110.90 83.10 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 102.60 97.50 113.60 85.20 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation -0.23 -0.02 8.38 -5.73 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 1.10 0.50 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 8.13 Mar/15 7.70 6821.31 1.65 percent [+]
Canada 1.20 Mar/15 1.00 21.60 -17.80 percent [+]
China 1.40 Mar/15 1.40 28.40 -2.20 percent [+]
Euro Area -0.10 Mar/15 -0.30 5.00 -0.70 percent [+]
France -0.10 Mar/15 -0.30 18.80 -0.70 percent [+]
Germany 0.30 Mar/15 0.09 11.54 -7.62 percent [+]
India 5.17 Mar/15 5.37 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 3.14 Mar/15 3.00 179.73 2.91 percent [+]
Netherlands 0.38 Mar/15 0.20 11.19 -1.30 percent [+]
Russia 16.90 Mar/15 16.70 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 -0.90 Mar/15 -0.80 11.92 -1.37 percent [+]
Turkey 7.61 Mar/15 7.55 138.71 -4.01 percent [+]
United Kingdom 0.00 Mar/15 0.00 8.50 0.00 percent [+]
United States -0.10 Mar/15 0.00 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]