Switzerland Inflation Rate  1956-2016 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Swiss consumer prices declined by 0.2 percent on the year in June 2016, compared to 0.4 percent drop in the previous month and beating market expectations of 0.3 percent fall. It was the lowest drop since November 2014, as cost of food and recreation and culture rose at a faster pace while downward pressure came mostly from housing, transportation, health, furnishings and household equipment. On a monthly basis, consumer prices went down 0.4 percent. Inflation Rate in Switzerland averaged 2.48 percent from 1956 until 2016, 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. Inflation Rate in Switzerland is reported by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office.

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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.20 -0.40 11.92 -1.40 1956 - 2016 percent Monthly
In Switzerland, the most important categories in the consumer price index are: Housing and Electricity (25.4 percent of the total weight) and Health care (14.9 percent). Transports accounts for 11.2 percent; Food and Non-alcoholic Beverages for 10.5 percent and Recreation and Culture for 9.8 percent. Restaurants and Hotels for 9.4 percent. The index also includes: Miscellaneous Goods and Services (5.4 percent); Household Equipment and Maintenance (4.5 percent); Clothing and Footwear (3.8 percent). Communication, Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco and Education account for the remaining 5.2 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 August of 2016.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-06-08 07:15 AM May -0.4% -0.4% -0.4% -0.3%
2016-07-07 07:15 AM Jun -0.4% -0.4% -0.5% -0.3%
2016-08-08 07:15 AM Jul -0.2% -0.4% -0.3% -0.3%
2016-09-06 07:15 AM Aug -0.2% -0.1%
2016-10-06 07:15 AM Sep -0.1%
2016-11-07 08:15 AM Oct 0.1%

Swiss Deflation Slows to 20-Month Low in July


Swiss consumer prices declined by 0.2 percent on the year in July 2016, compared to 0.4 percent drop in the previous month and beating market expectations of 0.3 percent fall. It was the lowest drop since November 2014, as cost of food and recreation and culture rose at a faster pace while downward pressure came mostly from housing, transportation, health, furnishings and household equipment. On a monthly basis, consumer prices went down 0.4 percent.

Compared with July 2015, prices of housing and utilities fell 0.2 percent (the same pace as in the previous month); cost of health declined by 0.2 percent (from -0.3 percent in June) and transport prices went down 2.1 percent (from -2.7 percent). Additional downward pressure came from: restaurants and hotels (-0.4 percent from -0.7 percent); miscellaneous goods and services (-2.0 percent from -1.7 percent); and furnishings and household equipment (-2.2 percent from -3.0 percent). By contrast, prices increased for food and non-alcoholic beverages (+1.2 percent from +0.6 percent); recreation and culture (+2.9 percent from +2.3 percent) and clothing and footwear (+0.7 percent). 

On a monthly basis, consumer prices went down 0.4 percent, following 0.1 percent rise in the previous month, mainly due to lower prices of clothing and footwear (-8.9 percent); housing and utilities (-0.1 percent); furnishings and household equipment (-0.6 percent); transport (-0.3 percent) while food prices edged up 0.1 percent. 

Swiss Federal Statistical Office | Yekaterina Guchshina | yekaterina@tradingeconomics.com
8/8/2016 1:24:09 PM

Switzerland Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate -0.20 -0.40 11.92 -1.40 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.40 0.10 2.10 -1.05 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 100.26 100.71 100.77 20.60 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 99.90 100.33 102.68 94.88 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate -0.03 -0.23 1.90 -1.20 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 97.50 97.60 100.50 54.60 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 99.80 99.87 106.30 52.97 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change -0.80 -1.00 18.66 -6.80 percent [+]
Export Prices 99.40 99.60 103.60 91.50 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 99.58 100.05 116.35 63.19 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.20 0.60 6.81 -4.58 percent [+]
Cpi Transportation 99.86 100.19 113.89 65.74 Index Points [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 99.66 99.74 102.40 96.50 percent [+]




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