Portugal Inflation Rate 1961-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The inflation rate in Portugal was recorded at 0.30 percent in March of 2015. Inflation Rate in Portugal averaged 9.07 percent from 1961 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 53.90 percent in May of 1977 and a record low of -1.60 percent in June of 2009. Inflation Rate in Portugal is reported by the Statistics Portugal.

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Portugal Inflation Rate


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.30 -0.20 53.90 -1.60 1961 - 2015 percent Monthly
2012=100
In Portugal, the inflation rate measures a broad rise or fall in prices that consumers pay for a standard basket of goods. This page provides - Portugal Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Portugal Inflation Rate - was last refreshed on Tuesday, April 28, 2015.


Prices in Portugal Rise for the First Time in 13 Months


Consumer prices in Portugal increased 0.31 percent year-on-year in March of 2015, after declining 0.21 percent in the previous month as cost of restaurants and hotels, and communication rose the most.

Compared to March of 2014, prices of hotels and restaurants increased by 1.98 percent and communication by 3.63 percent. Additional upward pressure came from: food and non-alcoholic beverages (+0.29 percent); housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (+0.32 percent); furnishings and household equipment (+0.76 percent); health (+0.59 percent); alcoholic beverages, tobacco and narcotics (+2.60 percent); and education (+0.54 percent).

Price decreases were reported for: transport prices (-0.26 percent); miscellaneous goods and services (-0.61 percent); recreation and culture (-0.93 percent); and clothing and footwear (-1.99 percent).

On a monthly basis, consumer prices surged by 1.89 percent, after declining 0.07 percent in February and 1.41 percent in January. While cost of clothing and footwear went up by 27.26 percent and transport by 2.38 percent; prices of alcoholic beverages, tobacco and narcotics fell 0.16 percent.

INE | Joana Ferreira | joana.ferreira@tradingeconomics.com
4/13/2015 12:13:33 PM


Recent Releases

Portugal Deflation Slows
Portuguese consumer prices fell 0.2 percent year-on-year in February, slowing from a 0.4 percent drop in the previous month. Although transport cost fell at a slower pace, prices of clothing and footwear declined further due to the discount period. Published on 2015-03-11

Portugal Inflation Rate at -0.4% in January
Portuguese consumer prices fell by an annual 0.4 percent in January of 2015, the same as in December of 2014, largely due to an 8 percent drop in energy cost. Published on 2015-02-11


Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-02-11 11:00 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Jan
-0.4% -0.4% -0.4% -0.4%
2015-03-11 11:00 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Feb
-0.2% -0.4% -0.1% -0.13%
2015-04-13 11:00 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Mar
0.3% -0.2% -0.12%
2015-05-13 11:00 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Apr
0.3% -0.01%
2015-06-12 11:00 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  May
0.1%
2015-07-10 11:00 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Jun
0.2%


Portugal Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 0.30 -0.20 53.90 -1.60 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 1.90 -0.10 8.30 -5.60 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 100.58 98.71 100.87 1.09 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 0.62 0.27 31.27 -0.57 percent [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 116.77 114.56 117.13 51.25 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 101.08 98.95 101.08 4.95 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 0.00 -0.13 38.68 -6.33 percent [+]
Producer Prices 105.70 104.86 110.99 97.60 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change -2.40 -3.40 7.80 -4.10 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 [+]