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

The inflation rate in Portugal was recorded at 0.40 percent in April 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
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.40 0.30 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 Wednesday, May 27, 2015.

Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-03-11 11:00 AM Feb -0.2% -0.4% -0.1% -0.13%
2015-04-13 11:00 AM Mar 0.3% -0.2% -0.12%
2015-05-13 11:00 AM Apr 0.4% 0.3% 0.5% 0.2%
2015-06-12 11:00 AM May 0.4% 0.1%
2015-07-10 11:00 AM Jun 0.2%
2015-08-12 11:00 AM Jul 0.29%


Portugal Inflation Rate Rebounds Further in April


Consumer prices in Portugal rose 0.40 percent year-on-year in April of 2015, after increasing 0.31 percent in March as cost of food products and alcoholic beverages and tobacco accelerated.

Compared to April 2014, prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages increased by 1.18 percent (+0.29 percent in March) and alcoholic beverages and tobacco by 4.04 percent (+2.60 percent in the previous month). Additional upward pressure came from: housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (+0.50 percent); restaurants and hotels (+1.89 percent); furnishings and household equipment (+0.64 percent); health (+0.50 percent); communication (+3.55 percent); and education (+0.49 percent).

Price decreases were reported for: transport prices (-1.40 percent); miscellaneous goods and services (-0.02 percent); recreation and culture (-1.40 percent); and clothing and footwear (-2.44 percent).

Core inflation was recorded at 0.47 percent, down from 0.62 percent in the previous month.

On a monthly basis, consumer prices grew at a slower 0.32 percent, after jumping 1.89 percent last month. While cost of food and non-alcoholic beverages went up by 0.26 percent and transport by 0.29 percent; prices of recreation and culture fell 0.13 percent.

INE | Joana Ferreira | joana.ferreira@tradingeconomics.com
5/13/2015 11:58:42 AM


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Portugal Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 0.40 0.30 53.90 -1.60 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.30 1.90 8.30 -5.60 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 100.90 100.58 100.90 1.09 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 0.47 0.62 31.27 -0.57 percent [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 117.23 116.77 117.23 51.25 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 101.33 101.08 101.33 4.95 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.18 0.29 38.68 -6.33 percent [+]
Producer Prices 105.80 105.70 110.99 97.60 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change -2.40 -2.40 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 8.17 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 [+]