Switzerland Inflation Rate 1956-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The inflation rate in Switzerland was recorded at -0.30 percent in December of 2014. Inflation Rate in Switzerland averaged 2.57 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.

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Switzerland Inflation Rate


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.30 -0.10 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 Thursday, January 29, 2015.


Consumer Prices in Switzerland Fall by 0.3% in December


Swiss consumer prices dropped 0.3 percent year-on-year in December of 2014 following a 0.1 percent fall in November, due to lower energy cost.

Year-on-year, transport prices decreased the most (-1.4 percent) followed by leisure and culture (-1.3 percent); health (-0.3 percent) and housing and energy (- 0.1 percent). In contrast, upward pressures came from cost of restaurants and hotels (+0.4 percent) and food and non-alcoholic beverages (+0.2 percent).

On a monthly basis, consumer prices decreased 0.5 percent after being unchanged in November of 2014. Downward pressures came from leisure and culture (-1 percent), transport (-0.6 percent), housing and energy (-0.6 percent), food and non-alcoholic beverages (-0.5 percent) and health (-0.3 percent). Restaurants and hotels index registered the only notable rise (+0.1 percent). 

Carolina Cunha | carolina.cunha@tradingecononomics.com
1/9/2015 9:41:39 AM


Recent Releases

Prices in Switzerland Drop 0.1% in November
Switzerland’s consumer prices fell 0.1 percent in November of 2014 after being unchanged in October of 2014. Published on 2014-12-08

Swiss Inflation Rate Flat in October
Swiss consumer prices were unchanged year-on-year in October, following a 0.1 percent fall in September. On a monthly basis, consumer prices were also flat. Published on 2014-11-05


Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2014-11-05 08:15 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Oct
0.0% -0.1% -0.1% -0.12%
2014-12-08 08:15 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Nov
-0.1% 0.0% 0% -0.01%
2015-01-09 08:15 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Dec
-0.3% -0.1% -0.2% -0.14%
2015-02-10 08:15 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Jan
-0.3% -0.17%
2015-03-06 08:15 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Feb
-0.2%
2015-04-08 08:15 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Mar
-0.24%


Switzerland Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate -0.30 -0.10 11.92 -1.37 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.50 0.00 2.10 -1.05 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 98.60 99.09 100.77 20.60 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 0.21 0.13 1.90 -1.20 percent [+]
Core Consumer Prices 98.54 98.74 100.29 92.67 Index Points [+]
GDP Deflator 100.00 99.90 108.30 57.30 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 96.10 96.50 106.30 52.97 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change -2.10 -1.60 18.66 -6.15 percent [+]
Export Prices 96.60 96.60 103.60 95.70 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 95.14 95.42 116.35 63.19 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 0.17 0.69 6.81 -4.58 percent [+]


Inflation Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 1.70 Nov/14 2.30 23.90 -1.30 percent [+]
Brazil 6.41 Dec/14 6.56 6821.31 1.65 percent [+]
Canada 1.50 Dec/14 2.00 21.60 -17.80 percent [+]
China 1.50 Dec/14 1.40 28.40 -2.20 percent [+]
Euro Area -0.20 Dec/14 0.30 5.00 -0.70 percent [+]
France 0.10 Dec/14 0.30 18.80 -0.70 percent [+]
Germany 0.20 Dec/14 0.57 11.54 -7.62 percent [+]
India 5.00 Dec/14 4.38 11.16 4.38 percent [+]
Indonesia 8.36 Dec/14 6.23 82.40 -1.17 percent [+]
Italy 0.00 Dec/14 0.19 25.64 -2.44 percent [+]
Japan 2.40 Nov/14 2.90 25.00 -2.52 percent [+]
Mexico 4.08 Dec/14 4.17 179.73 2.91 percent [+]
Netherlands 0.70 Dec/14 1.00 11.19 -1.30 percent [+]
Russia 11.40 Dec/14 9.10 2333.30 3.60 percent [+]
South Korea 0.80 Dec/14 1.00 32.50 0.20 percent [+]
Spain -1.00 Dec/14 -0.40 28.43 -1.37 percent [+]
Switzerland -0.30 Dec/14 -0.10 11.92 -1.37 percent [+]
Turkey 8.17 Dec/14 9.15 138.71 -4.01 percent [+]
United Kingdom 0.50 Dec/14 1.00 8.50 0.50 percent [+]
United States 0.80 Dec/14 1.30 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]