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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
July
2018
August
2018
September
2018 1
in per millin percent
1 Provisional figure.
2 Household energy and motor fuels.
3 Net rents exclusive of heating expenses.
Overall index1,0002.12.02.02.3
Goods479.772.82.42.73.1
including:
Energy 2106.566.46.66.97.7
Food90.523.42.62.52.8
Services520.231.51.61.41.5
including:
Rents 3209.931.61.61.61.5

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:
Consumer price statistics
tel: +49 (0) 611 / 75 29 59,
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