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

The inflation rate in Switzerland was recorded at 0 percent in July 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.

   
 
 
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Switzerland Inflation Rate


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.00 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 Tuesday, September 2, 2014.


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.

Year-on-year, upward inflationary pressures came from cost of food and non-alcoholic beverages (+0.3 percent), alcoholic beverages and tobacco (+1.1 percent), housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (+1.1 percent), recreation and culture (+0.8 percent), education (+2.0 percent), restaurants and cafes (+0.4 percent). In the other hand, prices declined for clothing and footwear (-1.6 percent), furnishings and household equipment (-1.0 percent), health (-0.8 percent), transport (-0.5 percent) and communications (-3.1 percent).

On a monthly basis, inflation fell by 0.4 percent in July of 2014 compared with a 0.1 percent decline in the previous month, primarily due to summer sales in the clothing sector (-7.7 percent). Also, prices fell for household equipment and routine maintenance (-1.2 percent), restaurants and hotels (-0.5 percent), recreation and culture (-0.2 percent), housing and energy (-0.1 percent) and alcoholic beverages and tobacco (-0.1 percent). In contrast, prices rose for other goods and services (+0.3 percent), transport (0.2 percent) and food and non-alcoholic beverages (+0.1 percent). Indices of health and communications remained unchanged in July. 

Swiss Federal Statistical Office | Isabel Felino | isabel.felino@tradingeconomics.com
8/6/2014 9:25:06 AM


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Calendar GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2014-05-08 08:15 AM Switzerland
Inflation Rate YoY
Apr 2014 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.3%
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 0.0% 0.02%


Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 0.00 0.00 11.92 -1.37 Percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.40 -0.10 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 97.50 97.56 106.30 52.97 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change -0.80 -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 6.50 Jul/14 6.52 6821.31 1.65 Percent [+]
Canada 2.10 Jul/14 2.40 21.60 -17.80 Percent [+]
China 2.30 Jul/14 2.30 28.40 -2.20 Percent [+]
Euro Area 0.30 Aug/14 0.40 5.00 -0.70 Percent [+]
France 0.50 Jul/14 0.50 18.80 -0.70 Percent [+]
Germany 0.80 Aug/14 0.85 11.54 -7.62 Percent [+]
India 7.96 Jul/14 7.31 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 4.07 Jul/14 3.75 179.73 2.91 Percent [+]
Netherlands 0.89 Jul/14 0.93 11.19 -1.30 Percent [+]
Russia 7.50 Jul/14 7.80 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 0.00 Jul/14 0.00 11.92 -1.37 Percent [+]
Turkey 9.32 Jul/14 9.16 138.71 -4.01 Percent [+]
United Kingdom 1.60 Jul/14 1.90 8.50 0.50 Percent [+]
United States 2.00 Jul/14 2.10 23.70 -15.80 Percent [+]





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