Belgium’s annual inflation rate increased to 2.75 percent in October 2018 from 2.35 percent in the previous month. It was the highest inflation rate since February 2017. Prices advanced faster for housing & utilities (5.48 percent from 3.66 percent in September); food & non-alcoholic beverages (2.64 percent from 2.39 percent); transport (4.48 percent from 4.17 percent); furniture & household equipment (0.93 percent from 0.53 percent); clothing & footwear (0.31 percent from 0.2 percent) and health (0.69 percent from 0.61 percent). On the other hand, cost slowed for recreation & culture (1 percent from 1.3 percent); miscellaneous goods and services (1.39 percent from 1.53 percent); restaurant & hotels (1.64 percent from 1.68 percent) communication (0.66 percent from 0.77 percent); alcoholic beverages & tobacco (3.9 percent from 4.39 percent) and education (1.37 percent from 1.66 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 0.73 percent, after showing no growth in September. Inflation Rate in Belgium averaged 5.68 percent from 1921 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 222.81 percent in January of 1947 and a record low of -18.11 percent in October of 1921.

Belgium Inflation Rate
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-08-30 09:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.24% 2.17% 2%
2018-09-27 09:35 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.35% 2.24% 2.1%
2018-10-30 11:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.75% 2.35% 2.2%
2018-11-29 10:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.75% 2.2%
2018-12-21 09:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2%


Belgium Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.75 2.35 222.81 -18.11 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.73 0.00 178.79 -5.20 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 108.31 107.58 108.31 11.65 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 105.13 104.99 105.67 74.93 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.30 1.30 3.80 -0.90 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 104.68 103.87 104.68 53.10 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 117.40 116.90 117.40 72.20 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 123.38 118.90 147.41 85.35 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 121.09 124.01 153.62 81.20 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 2.64 2.39 7.62 -1.37 percent [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 107.80 107.10 107.80 69.91 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 6.70 7.40 15.01 -8.21 percent [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 111.20 108.62 111.20 78.38 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 107.25 106.68 107.25 85.46 Index Points [+]


Belgium Inflation Rate

In Belgium, the most important category in the consumer price index is Housing and Utilities (17.6 percent of total weight). Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages accounts for 16.4 percent; Transport for 15.9 percent; Recreation and Culture for 9.3 percent; Miscellaneous Goods and Services for 9 percent and Restaurants and Hotels for 7.8 percent. Furniture, Household Goods and Maintenance; Clothing and Footwear; Communication; Health; Alcoholic beverages and Tobacco and Education account for the remaining 24 percent of total weight. This page provides the latest reported value for - Belgium Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Belgium Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.75 2.35 222.81 -18.11 1921 - 2018 percent Monthly
2013=100




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Switzerland 1.10 Oct/18
Turkey 25.24 Oct/18
United Kingdom 2.40 Oct/18
United States 2.50 Oct/18


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