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Press release 371 / 2018-09-27: Consumer prices in September 2018: 2.3% rise on September 2017 expected

Consumer price index, September 2018
• +2.3% on the same month a year earlier (provisional)
• +0.4% on the previous month (provisional)

Harmonised index of consumer prices, September 2018
• +2.2% on the same month a year earlier (provisional)
• +0.4% on the previous month (provisional)

WIESBADEN – The inflation rate in Germany as measured by the consumer price index is expected to be 2.3% in September 2018. Based on the results available so far, the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that the consumer prices are expected to increase by 0.4% on August 2018.


Year-on-year change in the consumer price index
regarding selected product groups
Overall index / subindexWeightJune
2018 1
in per millin percent
1 Provisional figure.
2 Household energy and motor fuels.
3 Net rents exclusive of heating expenses.
Overall index1,0002.
Energy 2106.566.
Rents 3209.931.

In September 2018, the harmonised index of consumer prices for Germany, which is calculated for European purposes, is expected to increase by 2.2% year on year and 0.4% on August 2018.

The final results for September 2018 will be released on 12 October 2018.

For further information:
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