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.