The annual inflation rate in Greece increased to 1 percent in April of 2019 from 0.9 percent in the previous month. It was the highest inflation rate since November of 2018, as cost advanced faster for transport (4.3 percent from 2.3 percent in March). Also, inflation was steady for hotels, cafés & restaurants (at 0.5 percent) and prices slowed for food & non-alcoholic beverages (1.3 percent from 1.4 percent); housing (1.4 percent from 1.8 percent); health (0.7 percent from 1.1 percent); communication (3.4 percent from 6.9 percent) and alcoholic beverages & tobacco (0.9 percent from 1.3 percent). In addition, cost fell at a softer pace for clothing & footwear (-1.8 percent from -3.5 percent) and recreation & culture (-1.6 percent from -1.7 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices climbed 1 percent, after a 1.8 percent jump in March. Inflation Rate in Greece averaged 8.32 percent from 1960 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 33.70 percent in January of 1974 and a record low of -2.90 percent in November of 2013.

Inflation Rate in Greece is expected to be 0.80 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Greece to stand at 1.20 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Greece Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 1.70 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-02-14 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 0.4% 0.6% 0.6%
2019-03-12 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 0.6% 0.4% 0.5% 0.4%
2019-04-10 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 0.9% 0.6% 0.5% 0.6%
2019-05-10 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1% 0.9% 1%
2019-06-10 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1%
2019-07-10 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 0.8%
2019-08-08 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY


Greece Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 1.00 0.90 33.70 -2.90 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 108.14 107.08 111.34 1.14 Index Points [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 103.33 102.32 104.67 58.92 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 99.60 97.40 105.30 96.90 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 0.30 0.20 3.13 -16.39 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 96.80 95.00 100.80 58.61 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 107.20 106.10 114.60 76.10 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 4.40 3.10 15.57 -11.40 percent [+]
Import Prices 104.41 103.25 115.00 1.12 Index Points [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 1.00 1.80 5.98 -2.08 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 120.81 120.84 134.22 63.28 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 128.06 125.44 129.60 76.55 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.30 1.40 12.85 -3.00 percent [+]


Greece Inflation Rate

In Greece, the most important categories in the consumer price index are: food and non-alcoholic beverages (17 percent of total weight); transport (13 percent); housing (12 percent) and hotels, cafés and restaurants (11 percent). The index also includes: clothing and footwear (9 percent); health (7 percent); furnishing and household equipment (7 percent); recreation and culture (5 percent); communication (5 percent). Education, alcoholic beverages, tobacco and other goods and services account for the remaining 14 percent of total weight. This page provides the latest reported value for - Greece Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Greece Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.00 0.90 33.70 -2.90 1960 - 2019 percent Monthly
2009=100, NSA




Country Last Previous
Argentina 55.80 Apr/19
Australia 1.30 Mar/19
Brazil 4.94 Apr/19
Canada 2.00 Apr/19
China 2.50 Apr/19
Euro Area 1.70 Apr/19
France 1.30 Apr/19
Germany 2.00 Apr/19
India 2.92 Apr/19
Indonesia 2.83 Apr/19
Italy 1.10 Apr/19
Japan 0.90 Apr/19
Mexico 4.41 Apr/19
Netherlands 2.90 Apr/19
Russia 5.20 Apr/19
Saudi Arabia -1.90 Apr/19
Singapore 0.80 Apr/19
South Africa 4.40 Apr/19
South Korea 0.60 Apr/19
Spain 1.50 Apr/19
Switzerland 0.70 Apr/19
Turkey 19.50 Apr/19
United Kingdom 2.10 Apr/19
United States 2.00 Apr/19


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