The inflation rate in the Netherlands declined to 1.2% yoy in April 2020 from 1.4% in the previous month. It was the lowest inflation rate since April 2018, mainly due to a softer rise in prices of housing while transport prices fell, amid restriction measures to prevent further spreading the COVID-19 outbreak. Prices increased softer for both housing (0.3% vs 0.4% in March), the lowest since July 2016, and furnishings & household equipment (0.3% vs 0.5%). In addition, transport prices fell 1.5% in April, the first decline since September 2016, after a 0.9% rise in March. Meantime, prices rose faster for food and non-alcoholic beverages (3.5% vs 3.2%). On the other hand, clothing and footwear prices continued to drop (-0.2% vs -0.6%). The annual core inflation, which excludes energy, food, alcohol, and tobacco increased to a three-month high of 2.2% in April from the previous month's eight-month low of 2.0%. On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.5%, after a 0.2% rise in March.

Inflation Rate in Netherlands averaged 3.19 percent from 1971 until 2020, 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. Netherlands Inflation Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2020. source: Statistics Netherlands

Inflation Rate in Netherlands is expected to be -0.70 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 1.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Netherlands Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 1.50 percent in 2021 and 1.80 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Netherlands Inflation Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.20 1.40 11.19 -1.30 1971 - 2020 percent Monthly
2015=100


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-02-12 05:30 AM Jan 1.8% 2.7% 2.8%
2020-03-05 05:30 AM Feb 1.6% 1.8% 2%
2020-04-07 04:30 AM Mar 1.4% 1.6% 1.8%
2020-05-12 04:30 AM Apr 1.2% 1.4% 0.9%
2020-06-09 04:30 AM May 1.2%
2020-07-07 04:30 AM Jun 0.7%
2020-08-06 04:30 AM Jul
2020-09-08 04:30 AM Aug


News Stream
Dutch Inflation Rate Eases to 2-Year Low
The inflation rate in the Netherlands declined to 1.2% yoy in April 2020 from 1.4% in the previous month. It was the lowest inflation rate since April 2018, mainly due to a softer rise in prices of housing while transport prices fell, amid restriction measures to prevent further spreading the COVID-19 outbreak.Prices increased softer for both housing (0.3% vs 0.4% in March), the lowest since July 2016, and furnishings & household equipment (0.3% vs 0.5%). In addition, transport prices fell 1.5% in April, the first decline since September 2016, after a 0.9% rise in March. Meantime, prices rose faster for food and non-alcoholic beverages (3.5% vs 3.2%). On the other hand, clothing and footwear prices continued to drop (-0.2% vs -0.6%). The annual core inflation, which excludes energy, food, alcohol, and tobacco increased to a three-month high of 2.2% in April from the previous month's eight-month low of 2.0%. On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.5%, after a 0.2% rise in March.
2020-05-12
Dutch Inflation Rate at Near 2-Year Low of 1.4%
The inflation rate in the Netherlands declined to 1.4 percent year-on-year in March 2020 from 1.6 percent in the previous month. It was the lowest inflation rate since April 2018, mainly due to a softer rise in prices of transport. Transport inflation slowed to a 14-month low of 0.9 percent in March from 3 percent in February. Meanwhile, housing inflation was steady (at 0.4 percent), the lowest in over 3-/12 years. Also, prices increased softer for both restaurants and hotels (1.5% vs 2.2%) and furnishings & household equipment (0.5% vs 1.0%). In addition, clothing and footwear prices fell (-0.6% vs 0.3%). Meanwhile, inflation accelerated for: food and non-alcoholic beverages (3.2 percent vs 1.9 percent). The annual core inflation, which excludes energy, food, alcohol, and tobacco dropped to an eight-month low of 2.0 percent in March from 2.1 percent in February. On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.2 percent, after a 0.6 percent rise in the previous month.
2020-04-07
Dutch Inflation Rate at Near 2-Year Low of 1.6%
The inflation rate in the Netherlands declined to 1.6 percent year-on-year in February 2020 from 1.8 percent in the previous month. It was the lowest inflation rate since April 2018, mainly due to a softer rise in prices of both housing and transport. Housing and utilities inflation eased to 3-1/2-year low of 0.4 percent in February from 0.5 percent in January, while transport inflation slowed to 3 percent from 4.7 percent. Also, prices rose softer for both clothing and footwear (0.3 percent vs 1.6 percent) and restaurants and hotels (2.2 percent vs 2.6 percent). Meanwhile, inflation accelerated for: food and non-alcoholic beverages (1.9 percent vs 1.8 percent); furnishings & household equipment (1.0 percent vs 0.3 percent). The annual core inflation, which excludes energy, food, alcohol, and tobacco dropped to a three-month low of 2.1 percent in February from 2.2 percent in January. On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.6 percent, the highest since July last year.
2020-03-05
Dutch Inflation Rate at 19-Month Low of 1.8%
The inflation rate in the Netherlands dropped to 1.8 percent year-on-year in January 2020, from 2.7 percent in the previous month. It was the lowest inflation rate since June 2018, mainly due to a softer rise in prices of both housing and food. Housing and utilities inflation eased to near 3-1/2- year low of 0.5 percent in January from 3.1 percent in December 2019, while that of food and non-alcoholic beverages declined to 25-month low of 1.8 percent from 3.7 percent. Also, inflation slowed for furnishings & household equipment (0.3% vs 1.1%); restaurants and hotels (2.6% vs 4.3%). Meanwhile, inflation accelerated for both transport (4.7% vs 4.6) and clothing and footwear (1.6% vs 1.2%). The annual core inflation, which excludes energy, food, alcohol, and tobacco was steady at 2.2 percent in January. On a monthly basis, consumer prices fell 0.8 percent, after a 0.1 percent rise in the previous month.
2020-02-12

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.