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

The inflation rate in Switzerland was recorded at - 0.1 percent in September 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 0.10 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 Friday, October 24, 2014.


Switzerland Inflation Down to 8-Month Low


The annual inflation rate in Switzerland decelerated 0.1 percent in September of 2014 from 0.1 percent increase in the previous month. The rate was the lowest since February this year and below market forecasts.

Year-on-year, prices of communications recorded the highest drop (-2.6 percent), followed by transport (-1.4 percent) and health (-1.2 percent). In contrast, cost of food and non-alcoholic beverages rose the most (+1.3 percent).

On a monthly basis, the Swiss Consumer Price Index registered an increase of 0.1 percent in September 2014 and reached 99.1 points (December 2010=100). 

Swiss Statistics l Rida l rida@tradingeconomics.com
10/7/2014 11:18:36 AM


Recent Releases

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. Published on 2014-09-08

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


Calendar GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
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% 0.1% 0.0% 0.14%
2014-11-05 08:15 AM Switzerland
Inflation Rate YoY
Oct 2014 -0.1% -0.12%


Switzerland Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate -0.10 0.10 11.92 -1.37 Percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.10 0.00 2.10 -1.05 Percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 99.13 98.99 100.77 20.60 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 0.00 0.09 1.90 -1.20 Percent [+]
Core Consumer Prices 98.33 98.19 100.29 92.67 Index Points [+]
GDP Deflator 107.90 108.00 108.30 57.30 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 97.26 97.34 106.30 52.97 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change -1.40 -1.20 18.66 -6.15 Percent [+]
Export Prices 97.10 97.10 103.60 95.70 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 95.81 95.81 116.35 63.19 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.26 1.44 6.81 -4.58 Percent [+]