Normal view

Navigation and service

Logo Destatis - Statistisches Bundesamt, Link to homepage

New website coming soon!

Therefore, the information offered here is not updated regularly. See our GENESIS-Online database for current data.

Press release 064 / 2018-02-27: Consumer prices in February 2018: 1.4% rise on February 2017 expected

Consumer price index, February 2018

  • +1.4% on the same month a year earlier (provisional)
  • +0.5% on the previous month (provisional)

Harmonised index of consumer prices, February 2018

  • +1.2% on the same month a year earlier (provisional)
  • +0.5% on the previous month (provisional)

WIESBADEN – The inflation rate in Germany as measured by the consumer price index is expected to be 1.4% in February 2018. Based on the results available so far, the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that the consumer prices are expected to increase by 0.5% on January 2018.


Year-on-year change in the consumer price index
regarding selected product groups
Overall index / subindexWeightNovember
2018 1
in per millin percent
1 Provisional figure.
2 Household energy and motor fuels.
3 Net rents exclusive of heating expenses.
Overall index10001.
Energy 2106.563.
Rents 3209.931.

In February 2018, the harmonised index of consumer prices for Germany, which is calculated for European purposes, is expected to increase by 1.2% year on year and 0.5% on January 2018.

The final results for February 2018 will be released on 14 March 2018.

For further information:
Thomas Krämer,
tel: +49 (0) 611 / 75 29 59,
contact form

© Statistisches Bundesamt (Destatis), 2019

Imprint – data protection – contact

Note on the use of cookies

We use cookies to provide you with an optimum website design. Please confirm that you have read and understood our data protection declaration.