Switzerland Inflation Rate 1956-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The inflation rate in Switzerland was recorded at 0.1 percent in August of 2014. Inflation Rate in Switzerland averaged 2.58 Percent from 1956 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 11.92 Percent in December of 1973 and a record low of -1.37 Percent in June of 1959. Inflation Rate in Switzerland is reported by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office.

   
 
 

Switzerland Inflation Rate


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.10 0.00 11.92 -1.37 1956 - 2014 Percent Monthly
In Switzerland, the inflation rate measures a broad rise or fall in prices that consumers pay for a standard basket of goods. This page provides - Switzerland Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Switzerland Inflation Rate - was last refreshed on Saturday, September 20, 2014.


Swiss Inflation Rate Accelerates in August


The annual inflation rate in Switzerland accelerated to 0.1 percent in August of 2014 from 0.0 percent in the previous month. Consumer prices were flat on a monthly basis, as cost of most goods and services were up except for alcoholic beverages and tobacco, communication, health and clothing and footwear.

Year-on-year, upward pressures were registered for education prices (2.0 percent), food (1.4 percent), restaurants and hotels (0.7 percent), recreation and culture (0.6 percent) and alcoholic drinks and tobacco (0.6 percent). In contrast, communication cost fell 2.9 percent, health prices dropped 1.2 percent and transport cost declined 1 percent. 

On a monthly basis, consumer prices were unchanged from the previous month. Price pressures were seen for cost of rents (+0.6 percent), housing and energy (+0.4 percent), restaurant and hotels (+0.2 percent) and other goods and services (+0.2 percent). Prices were lower for alcoholic beverages and tobacco (-0.5 percent), recreation and culture (-0.5 percent), health care (-0.4 percent) and traffic (-0.4 percent).

Swiss Statistics l Rida l rida@tradingeconomics.com
9/8/2014 11:26:43 AM


Recent Releases

Switzerland Consumer Prices Flat in July
The annual inflation rate in Switzerland remained unchanged at 0.0 percent in July of 2014, the same rate as the previous month. A drop in clothing and house equipment cost was enough to offset higher prices of alcoholic beverages, tobacco and energy. Published on 2014-08-06

Switzerland Inflation Rate Flat in June
Swiss inflation rate slowed to 0.0 percent in June from 0.2 percent in May, as first sales that took place in the outfit sector led to a fall in prices of clothing and footwear. Published on 2014-07-08


Calendar GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2014-06-06 08:15 AM Switzerland
Inflation Rate YoY
May 2014 0.2% 0.0% 0.1% 0.18%
2014-07-08 08:15 AM Switzerland
Inflation Rate YoY
Jun 2014 0.0% 0.2% 0.2% 0.18%
2014-08-06 08:15 AM Switzerland
Inflation Rate YoY
Jul 2014 0.0% 0.0% -0.1 % 0%
2014-09-08 08:15 AM Switzerland
Inflation Rate YoY
Aug 2014 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.02%
2014-10-07 08:15 AM Switzerland
Inflation Rate YoY
Sep 2014 0.1% 0.14%


Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 0.10 0.00 11.92 -1.37 Percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.00 -0.40 2.10 -1.05 Percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 99.02 99.39 100.77 20.60 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 0.08 -0.04 1.90 -1.20 Percent [+]
Core Consumer Prices 98.20 98.57 100.29 92.67 Index Points [+]
GDP Deflator 107.90 108.00 108.30 57.30 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 97.30 97.53 106.30 52.97 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change -1.20 -0.80 18.66 -6.15 Percent [+]
Export Prices 97.30 97.50 103.60 95.70 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 95.58 95.34 116.35 63.19 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 0.27 1.13 6.81 -4.58 Percent [+]


Inflation Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 3.00 Jun/14 2.90 23.90 -1.30 Percent [+]
Brazil 6.51 Aug/14 6.50 6821.31 1.65 Percent [+]
Canada 2.10 Aug/14 2.10 21.60 -17.80 Percent [+]
China 2.00 Aug/14 2.30 28.40 -2.20 Percent [+]
Euro Area 0.40 Aug/14 0.40 5.00 -0.70 Percent [+]
France 0.40 Aug/14 0.50 18.80 -0.70 Percent [+]
Germany 0.80 Aug/14 0.85 11.54 -7.62 Percent [+]
India 7.80 Aug/14 7.96 11.16 7.31 Percent [+]
Indonesia 3.99 Aug/14 4.53 82.40 -1.17 Percent [+]
Italy -0.10 Aug/14 0.09 25.64 -2.44 Percent [+]
Japan 3.40 Jul/14 3.60 25.00 -2.52 Percent [+]
Mexico 4.15 Aug/14 4.07 179.73 2.91 Percent [+]
Netherlands 1.00 Aug/14 0.89 11.19 -1.30 Percent [+]
Russia 7.60 Aug/14 7.50 2333.30 3.60 Percent [+]
South Korea 1.40 Aug/14 1.60 32.50 0.20 Percent [+]
Spain -0.50 Aug/14 -0.34 28.43 -1.37 Percent [+]
Switzerland 0.10 Aug/14 0.00 11.92 -1.37 Percent [+]
Turkey 9.54 Aug/14 9.32 138.71 -4.01 Percent [+]
United Kingdom 1.50 Aug/14 1.60 8.50 0.50 Percent [+]
United States 1.70 Aug/14 2.00 23.70 -15.80 Percent [+]





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