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

The inflation rate in Switzerland was recorded at 0 percent in October 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
0.00 -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 Sunday, November 23, 2014.


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.

Year-on-year, communication prices recorded the largest drop (-2.1 percent), followed by health cost (-1.2 percent), household equipment (-1.1 percent) and transport prices (-0.8 percent). In contrast, prices of alcoholic beverages and tobacco increased the most (1.3 percent), followed by clothing and footwear (0.9 percent), housing and utilities (0.9 percent) and food (0.8 percent). 

On a monthly basis, consumer prices were flat, after rising 0.1 percent in the previous month. Prices for recreation and culture and health were unchanged. Communication cost rose 0.5 percent, household equipment went up 0.2 percent and transport prices edged up 0.1 percent. Downward pressures came from food prices (-1.3 percent), mainly vegetables and housing and utilities (-0.2 percent), mainly heating oil. 

Annual core inflation rate accelerated to 0.1 percent.

Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
11/5/2014 8:52:48 AM


Recent Releases

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. Published on 2014-10-07

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


Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2014-09-08 08:15 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Aug 2014
0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.02%
2014-10-07 08:15 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Sep 2014
-0.1% 0.1% 0.0% 0.14%
2014-11-05 08:15 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Oct 2014
0.0% -0.1% -0.1% -0.12%
2014-12-08 08:15 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Nov 2014
0.0% -0.01%
2015-01-09 08:15 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Dec 2014
-0.02%


Switzerland Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 0.00 -0.10 11.92 -1.37 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.00 0.10 2.10 -1.05 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 99.13 99.13 100.77 20.60 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 0.10 0.00 1.90 -1.20 percent [+]
Core Consumer Prices 98.60 98.33 100.29 92.67 Index Points [+]
GDP Deflator 99.90 108.00 108.30 57.30 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 97.17 97.26 106.30 52.97 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change -1.10 -1.40 18.66 -6.15 percent [+]
Export Prices 97.40 97.10 103.60 95.70 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 95.33 95.70 116.35 63.19 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 0.83 1.26 6.81 -4.58 percent [+]