Harmonised index of consumer prices - October 2022
Harmonised index of consumer prices - October 2022

Harmonised index of consumer prices - October 2022

  • Belgium's inflation rate based on the European harmonised index of consumer prices (HICP) stood at 13.1% in October compared to 12.1% in September and 10.5% in August.
  • Core inflation (inflation without energy and unprocessed food) was 6.3% in October compared to 5.8% in September.
  • The inflation rate based on the consumer price index (CPI) for October stood at 12.3% compared to 11.3% in September.
  • The sub-indices with the largest upward effect on inflation were electricity, gas, domestic heating oil and motor fuels.
  • The sub-indices with the largest downward effect on inflation this month were housing rent, telecommunication, restaurants and cafés, clothing, nursing in hospitals, furniture and tobacco.
  • The harmonised index of consumer prices of October for the EU Member States will be published by Eurostat on 17 November.

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