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Inflation - summary of current international inflation figures

The literal meaning of the word inflation is to blow up or get bigger. Inflation is a word which is particularly used in an economic context. The most common economic meaning of inflation is a reduction in the value of money (monetary depreciation). Prices thereby rise and after a while you can buy less with the same amount of money. The opposite of inflation is deflation. With this prices fall and your money therefore becomes worth more.

This page allows you to compare the current inflation figures for a large number of countries and regions. The summary shows the following inflation figures:
  • CPI - consumer price index (often viewed as a country’s most important inflation figure)
  • HICP - harmonised consumer price index (is used to compare inflation within Europe)
If you click on the name of the country or region you will come to a page with extensive supplementary information.

For detailed background information about inflation please click here.

Summary of current inflation percentage by country or region

 Inflation figure country/region type period monthly basis yearly basis
 CPI Austria Austria cpi july 2016 -0.357 % 0.632 %
 CPI Belgium Belgium cpi july 2016 0.119 % 2.272 %
 CPI Brazil Brazil cpi july 2016 0.520 % 8.736 %
 CPI Canada Canada cpi july 2016 -0.155 % 1.257 %
 CPI Chile Chile cpi july 2016 0.247 % 4.022 %
 CPI China China cpi june 2016 -0.100 % 2.242 %
 CPI Czech Republic Czech Republic cpi june 2016 0.081 % 0.081 %
 CPI Denmark Denmark cpi july 2016 -0.099 % 0.299 %
 CPI Estonia Estonia cpi july 2016 0.000 % -0.051 %
 CPI Finland Finland cpi july 2016 -0.073 % 0.516 %
 CPI France France cpi july 2016 -0.378 % 0.220 %
 CPI Germany Germany cpi july 2016 0.280 % 0.373 %
 CPI Great Britain Great Britain cpi july 2016 0.000 % 0.600 %
 CPI Greece Greece cpi july 2016 -1.649 % -1.043 %
 CPI Hungary Hungary cpi july 2016 -0.220 % -0.367 %
 CPI Iceland Iceland cpi july 2016 -0.310 % 1.146 %
 CPI India India cpi june 2016 0.727 % 6.130 %
 CPI Indonesia Indonesia cpi july 2016 0.692 % 3.208 %
 CPI Ireland Ireland cpi july 2016 -0.195 % 0.491 %
 CPI Israel Israel cpi july 2016 0.404 % -0.599 %
 CPI Italy Italy cpi july 2016 0.200 % -0.086 %
 CPI Japan Japan cpi june 2016 -0.290 % -0.482 %
 CPI Luxembourg Luxembourg cpi july 2016 -1.103 % -0.030 %
 CPI Mexico Mexico cpi july 2016 0.261 % 2.655 %
 CPI Norway Norway cpi july 2016 0.620 % 4.432 %
 CPI Poland Poland cpi july 2016 -0.327 % -1.135 %
 CPI Portugal Portugal cpi july 2016 -0.661 % 0.611 %
 CPI Russia Russia cpi june 2016 0.373 % 7.497 %
 CPI Slovakia Slovakia cpi july 2016 -0.368 % -0.915 %
 CPI Slovenia Slovenia cpi july 2016 -0.861 % 0.210 %
 CPI South Africa South Africa cpi june 2016 0.576 % 6.533 %
 CPI South Korea South Korea cpi july 2016 0.136 % 0.709 %
 CPI Spain Spain cpi july 2016 -0.728 % -0.594 %
 CPI Sweden Sweden cpi july 2016 0.060 % 1.053 %
 CPI Switzerland Switzerland cpi july 2016 -0.444 % -0.203 %
 CPI the Netherlands The Netherlands cpi july 2016 0.135 % -0.300 %
 CPI Turkey Turkey cpi june 2016 0.471 % 7.638 %
 CPI United States United States cpi july 2016 -0.162 % 0.835 %
 HICP Austria Austria hicp june 2016 0.000 % 0.637 %
 HICP Belgium Belgium hicp june 2016 0.353 % 1.789 %
 HICP Czech Republic Czech Republic hicp june 2016 0.100 % -0.099 %
 HICP Denmark Denmark hicp june 2016 0.100 % 0.100 %
 HICP Estonia Estonia hicp june 2016 0.486 % 0.426 %
 HICP Eurozone Europe hicp june 2016 0.169 % 0.080 %
 HICP Finland Finland hicp june 2016 0.060 % 0.340 %
 HICP France France hicp june 2016 0.149 % 0.308 %
 HICP Germany Germany hicp june 2016 0.100 % 0.200 %
 HICP Great Britain Great Britain hicp june 2016 0.199 % 0.399 %
 HICP Greece Greece hicp june 2016 1.299 % 0.227 %
 HICP Hungary Hungary hicp june 2016 0.209 % -0.119 %
 HICP Iceland Iceland hicp june 2016 0.906 % 1.606 %
 HICP Ireland Ireland hicp june 2016 0.699 % 0.099 %
 HICP Italy Italy hicp june 2016 0.199 % -0.198 %
 HICP Luxembourg Luxembourg hicp june 2016 0.429 % -0.416 %
 HICP Poland Poland hicp june 2016 0.100 % -0.398 %
 HICP Portugal Portugal hicp june 2016 0.168 % 0.674 %
 HICP Slovakia Slovakia hicp june 2016 0.130 % -0.726 %
 HICP Slovenia Slovenia hicp june 2016 0.538 % 0.059 %
 HICP Spain Spain hicp june 2016 0.419 % -0.858 %
 HICP Sweden Sweden hicp june 2016 0.109 % 1.190 %
 HICP the Netherlands The Netherlands hicp june 2016 -0.546 % -0.199 %
 HICP Turkey Turkey hicp june 2016 0.272 % 7.028 %
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 CPI0.84 %july 2016
English inflation CPI0.60 %july 2016
European inflation HICP0.08 %june 2016
German inflation CPI0.37 %july 2016
Japanese inflation CPI-0.48 %june 2016
Chinese inflation CPI2.24 %june 2016
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