Portugal Inflation Rate  1961-2016 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Consumer prices in Portugal increased by 0.3 percent year-on-year in May of 2016, easing from a 0.5 percent growth in the previous month and hitting the smallest gain since March last year. Prices of restaurants and hotels and housing continued to rise while a drop in cost of food, transport and clothing weighed on inflation. On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.3 percent. Inflation Rate in Portugal averaged 8.91 percent from 1961 until 2016, 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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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.30 0.50 53.90 -1.60 1961 - 2016 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. The most important categories in the Portuguese consumer price index are Food and non-alcoholic beverages (20.8 percent of the total weight), Transport (14 percent), Miscellaneous Goods and Services (10.4 percent) and Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (10.3 percent). Restaurants and Hotels account for 8.6 percent, Recreation and Culture for 7.2 percent and Clothing and Footwear for 6.9 percent. The index also includes: Health (6.3 percent) and Furnishings, household equipment and routine maintenance of the house (6.2 percent). Alcoholic beverages and tobacco, Communication and Education account for the remaining 9.4 percent. This page provides - Portugal Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Portugal Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2016.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-04-12 10:00 AM Mar 0.4% 0.4% 0.6%
2016-05-11 10:00 AM Apr 0.5% 0.4% 0.4% 0.5%
2016-06-09 10:00 AM May 0.3% 0.5% 0.6%
2016-07-11 10:00 AM Jun 0.3% 0.4%
2016-08-12 10:00 AM Jul 0.5%
2016-09-09 10:00 AM Aug 0.7%

Portuguese Inflation Rate at 14-Month Low


Consumer prices in Portugal increased by 0.3 percent year-on-year in May of 2016, easing from a 0.5 percent growth in the previous month and hitting the smallest gain since March last year. Prices of restaurants and hotels and housing continued to rise while a drop in cost of food, transport and clothing weighed on inflation.

Year-on-year, prices of restaurants and hotels rose by 2.2 percent accelerating from a 2 percent growth in April; and cost of housing and utilities grew 0.7 percent, the same pace as in the previous month. In contrast, cost of food edged lower 0.1 percent, following a 0.1 percent rise in April; transport prices dropped 1.3 percent after a 0.9 percent decline in April; and cost of clothing and footwear decreased 0.8 percent, after showing no growth in the previous month.

Additional upward pressure came from: Miscellaneous goods and services (+0.5 percent); and recreation and culture (+0.9 percent).

The annual core inflation rate, which excludes energy and unprocessed food products components, was recorded at 0.8 percent.

On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 0.3 percent, following a 0.4 percent gain last month. While cost of transport rose 1 percent, prices of clothing and footwear dropped 0.6 percent.

The harmonized consumer price index increased by 0.4 percent year-on-year and by 0.4 percent from the previous month.

Joana Ferreira | joana.ferreira@tradingeconomics.com
6/9/2016 11:21:49 AM

Portugal Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 0.30 0.50 53.90 -1.60 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.30 0.40 8.30 -5.60 percent [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 101.33 100.93 101.33 43.89 Index Points [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 101.67 101.39 101.67 1.09 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 102.39 102.11 102.39 4.95 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 0.78 0.76 31.27 -0.57 percent [+]
Producer Prices 101.50 101.20 111.00 97.60 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change -4.70 -4.30 7.80 -7.30 percent [+]
Cpi Transportation 95.95 95.02 101.63 3.31 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation -0.10 0.09 38.68 -6.33 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 2.40 2.60 4.50 -1.10 percent [+]




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