The annual inflation rate in Austria fell to 1.9 percent in December 2018 from 2.2 percent in the previous month. It was the lowest inflation rate since May, as prices eased for food & non-alcoholic beverages (0.8 percent vs 0.9 percent in November); housing & utilities (2.3 percent vs 2.8 percent); and transport (2.2 percent vs 4 percent), namely diesel fuel (8.9 percent vs 15.7 percent). Also, cost slowed for miscellaneous goods & services (2 percent vs 2.1 percent); household contents and ongoing maintenance (1.5 percent vs 1.9 percent); recreation & culture (1.3 percent vs 1.8 percent); education (3.2 percent vs 3.3 percent) and alcoholic beverages & tobacco (3.6 percent vs 3.7 percent). Meanwhile, prices of clothing & footwear rebounded (0.8 percent from -0.3 percent) and communication fell less (-1.8 percent vs -2.4 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.1 percent, after a 0.2 percent gain in November. Considering 2018 full year, inflation was at 2 percent. Inflation Rate in Austria averaged 3.24 percent from 1958 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 10.20 percent in September of 1974 and a record low of -3 percent in March of 1959.

Inflation Rate in Austria is expected to be 2.40 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Austria to stand at 2.10 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Austria Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 2.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-10-17 07:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.0% 2.2% 2.4%
2018-11-16 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.2% 2.0% 2.3%
2018-12-17 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.2% 2.2% 2.1%
2019-01-17 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.9% 2.2% 2.2%
2019-02-22 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.9%
2019-03-15 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY
2019-04-17 07:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.3%


Austria Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 1.90 2.20 10.20 -3.00 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.10 0.20 5.20 -2.60 percent [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 106.70 106.60 106.70 70.20 Index Points [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 106.30 106.20 106.30 9.07 Index Points [+]
GDP Deflator 115.19 114.97 115.19 73.76 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 103.50 103.80 103.80 84.90 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 2.50 3.40 5.47 -3.20 percent [+]
Food Inflation 0.80 0.90 4.76 0.10 percent [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 106.10 106.40 106.40 99.30 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 104.30 105.40 106.20 95.90 Index Points [+]


Austria Inflation Rate

In Austria, the inflation rate measures a broad rise or fall in prices that consumers pay for a standard basket of goods. . This page provides - Austria Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Austria Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.90 2.20 10.20 -3.00 1958 - 2018 percent Monthly
2015=100




Country Last Previous
Argentina 47.10 Dec/18
Australia 1.90 Sep/18
Brazil 3.75 Dec/18
Canada 2.00 Dec/18
China 1.90 Dec/18
Euro Area 1.60 Dec/18
France 1.60 Dec/18
Germany 1.70 Dec/18
India 2.19 Dec/18
Indonesia 3.13 Dec/18
Italy 1.10 Dec/18
Japan 0.30 Dec/18
Mexico 4.83 Dec/18
Netherlands 2.00 Dec/18
Russia 4.30 Dec/18
Saudi Arabia 2.20 Dec/18
Singapore 0.30 Nov/18
South Africa 5.20 Nov/18
South Korea 1.30 Dec/18
Spain 1.20 Dec/18
Switzerland 0.70 Dec/18
Turkey 20.30 Dec/18
United Kingdom 2.10 Dec/18
United States 1.90 Dec/18


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