Italy Inflation Rate 1962-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Consumer prices in Italy increased 1.9 percent year-on-year in November of 2017, easing from a 1 percent gain in the previous month and matching the preliminary estimate. It was the lowest inflation rate since December last year, mainly led by slowing prices of food and restaurants and hotels. Meantime, cost fell slightly more for education. Inflation Rate in Italy averaged 6.12 percent from 1962 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 25.64 percent in November of 1974 and a record low of -0.60 percent in January of 2015.

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Italian November Inflation Rate Confirmed at 0.9%


Consumer prices in Italy increased 1.9 percent year-on-year in November of 2017, easing from a 1 percent gain in the previous month and matching the preliminary estimate. It was the lowest inflation rate since December last year, mainly led by slowing prices of food and restaurants and hotels. Meantime, cost fell slightly more for education.

Year-on-year, prices increased less for: food and non-alcoholic beverages (1.9 percent vs 2.1 percent in October), namely unprocessed food (3.2 percent vs 3.8 percent) and restaurants and hotels (1.1 percent vs 1.7 percent). Meantime, inflation rate was steady for housing and utilities (2 percent); miscellaneous goods and services (0.6 percent); health (0.1 percent); clothing and footwear (0.2 percent) and alcoholic beverages and tobacco (0.1 percent). In addition, cost fell further for education (-16.2 percent vs -16.1 percent).

Conversely, prices went up at a faster pace for transport (2.7 percent vs 2.4 percent) and recreation and culture (0.5 percent vs 0.4 percent).

Annual core inflation rate, which excludes energy and unprocessed food eased to 0.4 percent, following a 0.5 percent increase in October. Excluding only energy, the inflation slowed to 0.6 percent from 0.7 percent in the prior month.

On a monthly basis, consumer prices decreased 0.2 percent, the same as in October.

The harmonized index went down 0.2 percent on the month (from a flat reading in October) and inched up 1.1 percent on the year (the same pace as in October).

Istat | Luisa Carvalho |
12/14/2017 10:32:34 AM



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-11-14 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Final 1.0% 1.1% 1.0% 1.0%
2017-11-30 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Prel 0.9% 1.0% 1.1% 1.2%
2017-12-14 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Final 0.9% 1.0% 0.9% 0.9%
2018-01-04 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Prel 0.9%
2018-01-16 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Final
2018-02-03 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Prel


Italy Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 0.90 1.00 25.64 -0.60 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.20 -0.20 3.50 -2.40 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 100.80 101.00 101.50 3.60 Index Points [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 101.80 102.00 102.30 67.50 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 100.70 101.10 101.70 69.10 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 0.40 0.50 3.06 0.20 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 107.41 107.19 107.41 63.97 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 103.60 103.50 109.80 63.60 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 2.00 1.60 9.20 -7.60 percent [+]
Export Prices 120.10 120.80 121.90 6.90 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 106.30 107.10 118.10 49.40 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.90 2.10 6.26 -1.18 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 100.50 100.20 101.80 56.90 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 101.50 101.60 106.20 61.90 Index Points [+]


Italy Inflation Rate

In Italy, the most important categories in the Consumer Price Index are: food and non-alcoholic beverages (16 percent of total weight); transport (14 percent); restaurants and hotels (11 percent) and housing, water, electricity and other fuels (11 percent). The index also includes: Miscellaneous goods and services (9 percent); health (9 percent); recreation and culture (8 percent); clothing and footwear (7 percent); and furnishing and household equipment (7 percent). Alcoholic beverages, tobacco, communication and education contribute with the remaining 7 percent. This page provides the latest reported value for - Italy Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Italy Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.90 1.00 25.64 -0.60 1962 - 2017 percent Monthly
2010=100




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