European Union Core Consumer Price Index (CPI) m/m

Country:
European Union
EUR, Euro
Source:
Sector:
Prices
Medium -0.1% 0.4%
0.9%
Last release Importance Actual Forecast
Previous
0.2%
-0.1%
Next release Actual Forecast
Previous
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The Core Consumer Price Index (CPI) m/m reflects a change in prices for goods and services in the eurozone in the given month compared to the previous one. The CPI is calculated separately for each state in the euro area. Then the obtained data are compiled to the Harmonized Index of Consumer Price (HICP) according to the approved methodology.

The CPI reflects price changes from the perspective of households, i.e. end consumers of goods and services. The index calculation includes clothing, housing, household services, health, transportation, communications, recreation and culture, education, hotels and restaurants, and "miscellaneous" .

Food, alcohol, tobacco and energy are excluded form the Core CPI calculation due to their high volatility. The core index ignores goods and services, which are not part of households' final consumer spending, as well as some categories of expenses which cannot be included in the single system, such as gambling, imputed rental of housing, life insurance, state health insurance, financial intermediation services indirectly measured, etc.

The Consumer Price Index as well as the inflation in the euro area, is a measure of price stability used by the Governing Council of the ECB to evaluate the effectiveness of monetary policy. CPI growth against insufficient inflation is seen as positive for the euro quotes.

Last values:

actual data

forecast

The chart of the entire available history of the "European Union Core Consumer Price Index (CPI) m/m" macroeconomic indicator. The dashed line shows the forecast values ​​of the economic indicator for the specified dates.

A significant deviation of a real value from a forecast one may cause a short-term strengthening or weakening of a national currency in the Forex market. The threshold values ​​of the indicators signaling the approach of the critical state of the national (local) economy occupy a special place.

Date (GMT)
Reference
Actual
Forecast
Previous
May 2019
-0.1%
0.4%
0.9%
Apr 2019
0.9%
0.6%
1.3%
Mar 2019
1.3%
0.2%
0.3%
Feb 2019
0.3%
-1.8%
-1.5%
Jan 2019
-1.5%
0.1%
0.5%
Dec 2018
0.5%
0.1%
-0.3%
Nov 2018
-0.3%
-0.4%
0.1%
Oct 2018
0.1%
0.0%
0.4%
Sep 2018
0.4%
-0.1%
0.2%
Aug 2018
0.2%
-1.3%
-0.5%
Jul 2018
-0.5%
-1.3%
0.0%
Jun 2018
0.0%
12.5%
0.3%
May 2018
0.3%
1.0%
0.2%
Apr 2018
0.2%
1.5%
1.4%
Mar 2018
1.4%
1.5%
0.4%
Feb 2018
0.4%
-0.1%
-1.7%
Jan 2018
-1.7%
-0.3%
0.5%
Dec 2017
0.5%
0.2%
-0.1%
Nov 2017
-0.1%
0.2%
-0.1%
Oct 2017
-0.1%
-0.2%
0.4%
Sep 2017
0.4%
0.2%
0.3%
Aug 2017
0.3%
0.0%
-0.6%
Jul 2017
-0.6%
0.0%
0.2%
Jun 2017
0.2%
-3.7%
-0.1%
May 2017
-0.1%
-2.9%
0.5%
Apr 2017
0.5%
-0.6%
1.4%
Mar 2017
1.4%
0.4%
Feb 2017
0.4%
-1.7%
Jan 2017
-1.7%
0.4%
Dec 2016
0.4%
-0.2%
Nov 2016
-0.2%
0.1%
Oct 2016
0.1%
0.5%
Sep 2016
0.5%
0.3%
Aug 2016
0.3%
-0.7%
Jul 2016
-0.7%
0.0%
Jun 2016
0.0%
0.2%
May 2016
0.2%
0.0%
Apr 2016
0.0%
1.5%
Mar 2016
1.5%
0.4%
Feb 2016
0.4%
-1.7%
Jan 2016
-1.7%
0.3%
Dec 2015
0.3%
-0.2%
Nov 2015
-0.2%
0.2%
Oct 2015
0.2%
0.5%
Aug 2015
0.5%

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