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Press release 236 / 2018-06-28: Consumer prices in June 2018: 2.1% rise on June 2017 expected

Consumer price index, June 2018:

  • +2.1% on the same month a year earlier (provisional)
  • +0.1% on the previous month (provisional)

Harmonised index of consumer prices, June 2018:

  • +2.1% on the same month a year earlier (provisional)
  • +0.1% on the previous month (provisional)

WIESBADEN – The inflation rate in Germany as measured by the consumer price index is expected to be 2.1% in June 2018. Based on the results available so far, the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that consumer prices are expected to increase by 0.1% compared with May 2018.

Year-on-year change in the consumer price index
regarding selected product groups
Overall index / subindexWeightMarch
2018 1
in per millin percent
1 Provisional figure.
2 Household energy and motor fuels.
3 Net rents exclusive of heating expenses.
Overall index1,0001.
Energy 2106.560.
Rents 3209.931.

In June 2018, the harmonised index of consumer prices for Germany, which is calculated for European purposes, is expected to rise 2.1% year on year and 0.1% on May 2018.

The final results for June 2018 will be released on 12 July 2018.

For further information:
Consumer price statistics
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