Consumer price index (CPI)

This page presents an overview of the indices of June 2016.

The consumer price index was running at 103.19 points in June 2016. The index has risen by 0.11 point over the month. Inflation has dropped to 2.16%, down from 2.20%. The health index has decreased by 0.03 point over the month and now stands at 103.74 points. Inflation based on the health index has fallen to 2.38% from the previous month's 2.58%.

The health index has decreased by 0.03 point to 103.74 points in June, down from 103.77 points in May. The smoothed health index was running at 101.55 points in June. The central index for public services and social benefits, set at 103.04 points, has not been exceeded in June. The last time the central index was exceeded was in May 2016.

Inflation now stands at 2.16%, as against 2.20% in May and 2.04% in April. Inflation based on the health index has also decreased this month and is now running at 2.38%, as against 2.58% in May and 2.38% in April. Inflation without energy has slowed to 2.20% in June, down from 2.39% in May and in April. Core inflation, which does not take into account price evolutions of energy products and unprocessed food, was running at 2.10% in June, as compared to 2.23% in May and 2.19% in April.

 

Consumer price index103.19
Inflation+2.16%
Health index103.74
Smoothed index101.55

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Press releases

Consumer price index, inflation, health index, health index (moving average), index without energy and petroleum, last 13 months

  Consumer price
index
Inflation Health index Health index
(moving average)
Index without
petrol products
Index without
energy products
Date   100,70 0.29% 101,12 100,66 101,79 102,52
2015 April 2015
May 2015 100,86 0.56% 101,16 100,66 101,86 102,55
June 2015 101,01 0.63% 101,33 100,66 102,06 102,69
July 2015 101,01 0.46% 101,37 100,66 102,12 102,75
August 2015 101,08 0.91% 101,61 100,66 102,40 102,74
September 2015 101,15 1.06% 101,85 100,66 102,69 102,61
October 2015 101,50 1.28% 102,27 100,66 103,16 103,11
November 2015 101,61 1.52% 102,28 100,66 103,32 103,29
December 2015 101,48 1.50% 102,23 100,66 103,30 103,32
2016 January 2016 101,59 1.74% 102,42 100,66 103,61 103,71
February 2016 101,65 1.39% 102,53 100,66 103,81 104,00
March 2016 102,57 2.24% 103,47 100,66 104,76 104,64
April 2016 102,75 2.04% 103,53 100,93 104,90 104,97

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