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Inflation Europe (HICP)

Charts - historic harmonised inflation figures

Chart HICP Eurozone last year

Chart HICP Eurozone long-term

Most recent HICP Eurozone (inflation figure) -0.249 %
Two important consumer inflation figures are recorded in many European countries: the consumer price index (CPI) and the harmonised consumer price index (HICP). The CPI is often the official consumer price inflation rate which is recorded in the country itself. The HICP was created specially in order to be able to compare European inflation figures.

On this page the focus is on the European HICP. This inflation figure shows the change in price of a standard package of goods and services which European households purchase for consumption. To determine the rate of inflation the percentage increase in the HICP over a given period is calculated. If the percentage is negative then we are dealing with deflation.

This page shows the current and historic HICP inflation figures for Europe.

For a summary of the current inflation figures for a large number of countries and regions please click here.
For detailed background information about inflation please click here.

Tables - current and historic HICP Eurozone

HICP Europe recent months

 period inflation
 april 2016 -0.249 %
 march 2016 -0.050 %
 february 2016 -0.151 %
 january 2016 0.325 %
 december 2015 0.230 %
 november 2015 0.150 %
 october 2015 0.120 %
 september 2015 -0.090 %
 august 2015 0.130 %
 july 2015 0.231 %

HICP Europe recent years

 period inflation
 april 2016 -0.249 %
 april 2015 0.010 %
 april 2014 0.702 %
 april 2013 1.177 %
 april 2012 2.582 %
 april 2011 2.838 %
 april 2010 1.610 %
 april 2009 0.657 %
 april 2008 3.339 %
 april 2007 1.926 %

Other inflation figures

 country/region inflation period
 CPI BE 2.035 % april 2016
 CPI JP 0.000 % march 2016
 CPI RU 7.248 % april 2016
 CPI NL 0.000 % april 2016
 CPI US 1.125 % april 2016
 HICP BE 1.538 % april 2016
 HICP EUR -0.249 % april 2016
 HICP FR -0.110 % april 2016
 HICP GE -0.300 % april 2016
 HICP NL -0.199 % april 2016
Popular CPI inflation figures
Summary CPI by country
Inflation Belgium CPI
Inflation Brazil CPI
Inflation China CPI
Inflation Germany CPI
Inflation France CPI
Inflation Great-Britain CPI
Inflation Italy CPI
Inflation Japan CPI
Inflation the Netherlands CPI
Inflation Russia CPI
Inflation Spain CPI
Inflation United States CPI
Popular HICP inflation figures
Summary HICP by country
Inflation Belgium HICP
Inflation Europe HICP
Inflation France HICP
Inflation Germany HICP
Inflation Great-Britain HICP
Inflation Greece HICP
Inflation Italy HICP
Inflation the Netherlands HICP
Inflation Portugal HICP
Inflation Spain HICP
Inflation Sweden HICP
Inflation Turkey HICP
Historic inflation figures
Inflation 2016
Inflation 2015
Inflation 2014
Inflation 2013
Inflation 2012
Inflation 2011
Inflation 2010
Inflation 2009
Inflation 2008
Inflation 2007
Inflation 2006
Inflation 2005
Inflation 2004
Inflation 2003
Inflation 2002
Inflation 2001
Inflation 2000
Inflation 1999

In order to be able to show the data on this page, we make use of a large number of sources of information that we believe to be reliable. For more information and our disclaimer, click here.

American inflation CPI1.13 %april 2016
English inflation CPI0.30 %april 2016
European inflation HICP-0.25 %april 2016
German inflation CPI-0.09 %april 2016
Japanese inflation CPI0.00 %march 2016
Chinese inflation CPI2.68 %april 2016
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