Monthly inflation rate in France was -0.47% in January 2019. That is 0.49 less than it was in December 2018 and 0.38 less than in January 2018. At the same time, 2019 year to date inflation rate is -0.47% and year over year inflation rate is 1.21%.

In 2019 France ranks #3 in the world by yearly inflation rate.

Two different indexes are calculated in France: local Consumer Prices Index (CPI) and Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices (HICP), used by Eurostat agency to evaluate consumer prices of Euro Area and European Union. HICP is a broader and a more generic index and so local CPI allows calculating the inflation rate more accurately for a given country.

Consumer Prices are representing the prices that the end consumer has to pay for the product or service together with all taxes and fees and the indexes are calculated since 1990.

Current Inflation Rate

Inflation rate in January 2019:
(month over month, MOM)
Inflation rate year to date, YTD:-0.47%
Inflation rate in December 2018, MOM:0.02%
Inflation rate in January 2018, MOM:-0.10%
Inflation rate in January 2018, YTD:-0.10%
Inflation rate in 2018:1.59%
Last 12 months inflation rate:
(year over year, YOY)
Last 60 months inflation rate (5 years):3.77%
Last 120 months inflation rate (10 years):11.25%

Month over month inflation rate is calculated for just the subject month itself - from the first to the last day of that month:

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total
Month to month, % -0.47 -0.47
2019 France Inflation Rate: Month to Month

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Year to year inflation rate is calculated for 12 months: 11 months preceding the subject one and the subject month itself:

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total
Year over year (12 months), % 1.21 -0.47
2019 France Inflation Rate: Year over Year

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Progressive inflation rate is an incremental year to date inflation that sums rates from the beginning of the calendar year to the end of the subject month:

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total
Progressive (year to date), % -0.47 -0.47
2019 France Progressive Inflation Rate

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About Data

All data and calculations are based on the official statistics, published monthly by the National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies, Insee. Data is rounded to 1 fractional digit before 2006 and to 2 fractional digits after.

Consumer Price Index, 1980 is used for all calculations from 1950 to 1990 and Consumer Price Index is used from 1990 till now.

Inflation data in France is published in the middle of the month following the subject one.

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