Switzerland Inflation Rate  1956-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Swiss consumer prices increased by 0.3 percent year-on-year in January 2017 after showing no growth in the previous month and in line with market expectations. It was the first rise in consumer prices since August 2014 and the highest inflation rate since September 2011. Inflation Rate in Switzerland averaged 2.45 percent from 1956 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 11.92 percent in December of 1973 and a record low of -1.40 percent in August of 2015.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-12-06 08:15 AM Nov -0.3% -0.2% -0.2% 0.1%
2017-01-05 08:15 AM Dec 0.0% -0.3% 0.0% -0.1%
2017-02-14 08:15 AM Jan 0.3% 0.0% 0.3% 0.3%
2017-03-08 08:15 AM Feb 0.3% 0.6%
2017-04-06 07:15 AM Mar 0.36%
2017-05-11 07:15 AM Apr 0.40%




Swiss Consumer Prices Rise For First Time In Over 2 Years


Swiss consumer prices increased by 0.3 percent year-on-year in January 2017 after showing no growth in the previous month and in line with market expectations. It was the first positive annual inflation since August 2014 and the highest reading since September 2011, mainly due to rising energy prices.

Compared with January 2016, transport prices rose by 1.3 percent, recovering from a 0.3 percent drop in the previous month, as cost of fuel and energy jumped 8.1 percent after rising by 3.6 percent in December. Additional upward pressure came from: Housing and utilities (1.6 percent from 1.5 percent in December); food and non-alcoholic beverages (0.9 percent, the same as in December); and recreation and culture (0.2 percent from -0.1 percent). By contrast, prices of health continued to decline (-0.6 percent, the same as in December).

On a monthly basis, consumer prices were unchanged after falling 0.1 percent in December and beating market consensus of a 0.1 percent drop, as sharp decline of prices of clothing and footwear (-7.4 percent) offset an increase in cost of restaurants and hotels (1.4 percent) and transportation (0.5 percent).

Swiss Federal Statistical Office | Joana Ferreira | joana.ferreira@tradingeconomics.com
2/14/2017 9:00:01 AM



Switzerland Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 0.30 0.00 11.92 -1.40 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.00 -0.10 2.10 -1.05 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 99.96 99.99 100.77 20.60 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 99.36 99.68 102.68 94.88 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate -0.22 -0.30 1.90 -1.20 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 98.30 98.00 100.40 54.60 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 100.40 100.03 106.30 52.97 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 0.80 0.00 18.66 -6.80 percent [+]
Export Prices 99.30 99.10 103.60 91.50 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 100.86 99.80 137.40 74.64 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 0.90 0.90 6.81 -4.58 percent [+]
Cpi Transportation 100.21 99.70 113.89 65.74 Index Points [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 99.35 99.43 102.40 96.50 Index Points [+]



Switzerland Inflation Rate Notes

In Switzerland, the most important categories in the consumer price index are: Housing and Electricity (25 percent of the total weight) and health care (15 percent). Transport accounts for 11 percent; food and non-alcoholic beverages for 10 percent; recreation and culture for 9 percent; and restaurants and hotels for 9 percent. The index also includes: Miscellaneous goods and services (5 percent); household equipment and maintenance (4 percent); clothing and footwear (4 percent). Communication, Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco and Education account for the remaining 7 percent of total weight. This page provides - Switzerland Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Switzerland Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.30 0.00 11.92 -1.40 1956 - 2017 percent Monthly



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