The inflation rate in the Netherlands inched higher to 2.7 percent year-on-year in December 2019 from 2.6 percent in the previous month. Inflation accelerated for both transport (4.6% vs 2.5% in November) and restaurants and hotels (4.3% vs 3.8%). Meanwhile, housing and utilities inflation was steady (at 3.1%). On the other hand, prices rose less for food and non-alcoholic beverages (3.7% vs 4.3%); clothing and footwear (1.2% vs 1.4%), and furnishings & household equipment (1.1% vs 1.4%). The annual core inflation, which excludes energy, food, alcohol, and tobacco edged higher to 2.2 percent in December from a four-month low of 2.1 percent in November. On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged up 0.1 percent, after a 0.4 percent fall in the previous month. Considering the full year of 2019, headline inflation averaged 2.6 percent.

Inflation Rate in Netherlands averaged 3.21 percent from 1971 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 11.19 percent in November of 1974 and a record low of -1.30 percent in February of 1987. This page provides - Netherlands Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. source: Statistics Netherlands

Inflation Rate in Netherlands is expected to be 1.80 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Netherlands to stand at 1.60 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Netherlands Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 1.50 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.


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Netherlands Inflation Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.70 2.60 11.19 -1.30 1971 - 2019 percent Monthly
2015=100

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-10-08 04:30 AM Sep 2.6% 2.8% 3.2%
2019-11-07 05:30 AM Oct 2.7% 2.6% 2.5%
2019-12-05 05:30 AM Nov 2.6% 2.7% 2.5%
2020-01-09 05:30 AM Dec 2.7% 2.6% 2.5%
2020-02-13 05:30 AM Jan 2.7%


News Stream
2019-12-05
Dutch Inflation Rate Slows to 2.6% in November
The inflation rate in the Netherlands inched lower to 2.6 percent year-on-year in November 2019 from 2.7 percent in the previous month. Inflation eased for housing and utilities (3.1% vs 3.3% in October); transport (2.5% vs 3.0%); food and non-alcoholic beverages (4.3% vs 4.9%); clothing and footwear (1.4% vs 1.9%), and restaurants and hotels (3.8% vs 4.2%). Meanwhile, inflation accelerated for furnishings & household equipment (1.4% vs 1.0%) The annual core inflation, which excludes energy, food, alcohol, and tobacco fell to a four-month low of 2.1 percent in November from 2.4 percent in October. On a monthly basis, consumer prices dropped 0.4 percent, after a 0.4 percent gain in the previous month.

2019-11-07
Dutch Inflation Edges Up to 2.7% in October
The inflation rate in the Netherlands inched higher to 2.7 percent year-on-year in October 2019 from 2.6 percent in the previous month. Inflation accelerated for transport (3.0% vs 2.2% in September); food and non-alcoholic beverages (4.9% vs 4.8%), and recreation and culture (2.6% vs 2.3%). Meanwhile, inflation slowed for housing and utilities (3.3% vs 3.5%); furnishings & household equipment (1.0% vs 1.3%); clothing and footwear (1.9% vs 3.9%), and restaurants and hotels (4.2% vs 5.8%). The annual core inflation, which excludes energy, food, alcohol, and tobacco rose to 2.4 percent in October from 2.2 percent in September. On a monthly basis, consumer prices increased 0.4 percent, after a 0.6 percent drop in the previous month.

2019-10-08
Dutch Inflation Rate Eases to 2.6% in September
The inflation rate in the Netherlands declined to 2.6 percent year-on-year in September 2019 from 2.8 percent in the previous month. Prices rose softer for housing and utilities (3.5% vs 3.6% in August); transport (2.2% vs 2.3%); furnishings & household equipment (1.3% vs 2.0%) and clothing and footwear (3.9% vs 5.6%). Meantime, inflation was steady for food and non-alcoholic beverages (at 4.8%) and restaurants and hotels (at 5.8%). On the other hand, prices went up faster for recreation and culture (2.3% vs 1.5%). The annual core inflation, which excludes energy, food, alcohol, and tobacco dropped to 2.2 percent in September from 2.5 percent in August. On a monthly basis, consumer prices fell 0.6 percent, after a 0.4 percent gain in the previous month.

2019-09-05
Dutch Inflation Rate Rises to 4-Month High of 2.8%
The inflation rate in the Netherlands increased to 2.8 percent year-on-year in August 2019 from 2.5 percent in the previous month. This was the highest inflation rate since April, as prices rose faster for recreation and culture (1.5 pct vs 1.0 pct in July); furnishing and household equipment (2.0 pct vs 1.7 pct); restaurants and hotels (5.8 pct vs 5.3 pct); while clothing and footwear prices rebounded sharply (5.6 pct vs -0.3 pct). On the other hand, prices went up softer for: housing and utilities (3.6 pct vs 3.7 pct); transport (2.3 percent vs 2.5 pct), and food and non-alcoholic beverages (4.8 pct vs 4.9 pct). Meantime, annual core inflation, which excludes energy, food, alcohol, and tobacco surged to 2.5 percent in August from 1.9 percent in July. It marked the highest annual core inflation rate since September 2013. On a monthly basis, consumer prices increased 0.4 percent, after a 1 percent gain in the previous month.

2019-08-06
Dutch Inflation Rate Slows to 2.5% in July
The inflation rate in the Netherlands fell to 2.5 percent year-on-year in July 2019 from 2.7 percent in the previous month, as prices rose at softer pace for both housing and utilities (3.7 pct vs 4.0 pct in June) and recreation and culture (1.0 pct vs 2.3 pct) while transport inflation was steady (at 2.5 pct). On the other hand, prices went up faster for: food and non-alcoholic beverages (4.9 pct vs 4.5 pct); restaurants and hotels (5.3 pct vs 4.9 pct), and furnishing and household equipment (1.7 pct vs 0.2 pct). Meantime, clothing and footwear prices continued to decline (-0.3 pct vs -0.7 pct). Annual core inflation, which excludes energy, food, alcohol, and tobacco stood at 1.9 percent in July, the same as in June. On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 1 percent, after a 0.1 percent drop in the previous month. This was the first monthly increase in consumer prices since April and the highest inflation since July 2018.

2019-07-04
Dutch Inflation Rate Rises to 2.7% in June
The inflation rate in the Netherlands increased to 2.7 percent year-on-year in June 2019 from 2.4 percent in the previous month, as prices rose at faster pace for: transport (2.5 percent vs 2.2 percent in May); food and non-alcoholic beverages (4.5 percent vs 3.5 percent); restaurants and hotels (4.9 percent vs 3.9 percent), and recreation and culture (2.3 percent vs 1.8 percent). On the other hand, prices went up softer for both housing and utilities (4.0 percent vs 4.2 percent) and furnishing and household equipment (0.2 percent vs 1.3 percent). In addition, clothing and footwear prices declined less than a month earlier (-0.7 percent vs -1.7 percent). Annual core inflation, which excludes energy, food, alcohol, and tobacco increased to 1.9 percent in June from 1.6 percent in May. On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged down 0.1 percent, the same pace as in the previous month.


Netherlands Inflation Rate
In Netherlands, the most important categories in the consumer price index are: housing, water, electricity and gas (24.5 percent of the total weight); transport (11.6 percent) and food and non-alcoholic beverages (11.3 percent). The index also includes: recreation and culture (10.3 percent); furnishing and household equipment (6 percent); clothing and footwear (4.9 percent); hotels and restaurants (4.2 percent); communication (3.3 percent) and alcoholic beverages and tobacco (3.1 percent). Health, education and other goods and services account for the remaining 20.8 percent of total weight.

Netherlands Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.70 2.60 11.19 -1.30 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 106.80 106.73 107.37 15.35 points [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 106.24 106.01 107.32 67.94 points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 105.89 105.73 106.51 70.69 points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 2.20 2.10 3.90 0.10 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 107.06 106.72 107.06 66.30 points [+]
Producer Prices 105.90 105.90 108.80 29.30 points [+]
Export Prices 99.50 100.00 108.10 80.90 points [+]
Import Prices 98.70 99.00 112.30 83.80 points [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.10 -0.40 4.40 -2.70 percent [+]
Producer Prices Change 0.38 -1.30 13.00 -15.41 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 109.95 109.98 110.17 55.23 points [+]
CPI Transportation 107.89 107.52 110.31 87.21 points [+]
Food Inflation 3.70 4.30 8.38 -5.73 percent [+]