Portugal Inflation Rate 1961-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Consumer prices in Portugal are expected to rise 0.4 percent year-on-year in April of 2018, slowing from 0.7 percent gain in the previous month. It is the lowest inflation rate since May of 2016, the preliminary estimate showed. Inflation Rate in Portugal averaged 8.65 percent from 1961 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 53.90 percent in May of 1977 and a record low of -1.60 percent in June of 2009.

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Portugal Inflation Rate Lowest Since 2016


Consumer prices in Portugal are expected to rise 0.4 percent year-on-year in April of 2018, slowing from 0.7 percent gain in the previous month. It is the lowest inflation rate since May of 2016.

Annual core inflation rate, which excludes energy and unprocessed food products components, is expected to decrease to 0.2 percent from 0.8 percent in March.

On a monthly basis, consumer prices advanced 0.7 percent, easing from a 1.9 percent rise in the prior month, preliminary figures showed.

The harmonized consumer price index is expected to increase 0.3 percent year-on-year (compared to 0.8 percent in March) and 1.0 percent month-over-month (compared to 2.2 percent in March).


INE | Stefanie Moya |
4/30/2018 8:48:26 AM



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-03-29 08:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY Prel 0.7% 0.6% 0.5%
2018-04-11 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Final 0.7% 0.6% 0.7% 0.7%
2018-04-30 08:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY Prel 0.4% 0.7% 0.9%
2018-05-11 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Final 0.7% 0.4% 0.4%
2018-05-30 08:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY Prel 0.40%
2018-06-12 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 0.40%


Portugal Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 0.40 0.70 53.90 -1.60 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.70 1.90 8.30 -5.60 percent [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 102.69 100.51 103.64 43.89 Index Points [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 103.12 101.23 103.39 1.09 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 103.54 101.08 103.85 4.95 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 0.80 0.58 31.27 -0.57 percent [+]
Producer Prices 101.40 102.20 107.50 92.00 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 0.80 1.50 7.80 -7.30 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 107.43 107.39 107.43 4.59 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 99.03 98.66 101.63 3.31 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 0.30 0.45 38.68 -6.33 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 1.80 1.60 4.50 -1.10 percent [+]


Portugal Inflation Rate

In Portugal, the inflation rate measures a broad rise or fall in prices that consumers pay for a standard basket of goods. The most important categories in the Portuguese consumer price index are Food and non-alcoholic beverages (20.8 percent of the total weight), Transport (14 percent), Miscellaneous Goods and Services (10.4 percent) and Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (10.3 percent). Restaurants and Hotels account for 8.6 percent, Recreation and Culture for 7.2 percent and Clothing and Footwear for 6.9 percent. The index also includes: Health (6.3 percent) and Furnishings, household equipment and routine maintenance of the house (6.2 percent). Alcoholic beverages and tobacco, Communication and Education account for the remaining 9.4 percent. This page provides - Portugal Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Portugal Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.40 0.70 53.90 -1.60 1961 - 2018 percent Monthly
2012=100




inflation rate by Country
Country Last
Australia 1.90 Mar/18
Brazil 2.68 Mar/18
Canada 2.30 Mar/18
China 2.10 Mar/18
Euro Area 1.20 Apr/18
France 1.60 Apr/18
Germany 1.60 Apr/18
India 4.28 Mar/18
Indonesia 3.41 Apr/18
Italy 0.50 Apr/18
Japan 1.10 Mar/18
Mexico 5.04 Mar/18
Netherlands 1.00 Mar/18
Russia 2.40 Apr/18
South Korea 1.60 Apr/18
Spain 1.10 Apr/18
Switzerland 0.80 Mar/18
Turkey 10.85 Apr/18
United Kingdom 2.50 Mar/18
United States 2.40 Mar/18


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