Destatis: Germany inflation measured by the consumer price index expected at 1.8% in August 2017

WIESBADEN, 30-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The inflation rate in Germany as measured by the consumer price index is expected to be 1.8% in August 2017. Based on the results available so far, the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that the consumer prices are expected to increase by 0.1% on July 2017.

Year-on-year change in the consumer price index
regarding selected product groups
Overall index / subindex Weight May
2017
June
2017
July
2017
August
2017 1
in per mill in percent
1 Provisional figure.
2 Household energy and motor fuels.
3 Net rents exclusive of heating expenses.
Overall index 1000 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8
Goods 479.77 1.8 1.5 1.7 2.0
including:
Energy 2 106.56 2.0 0.0 0.9 2.3
Food 90.52 2.4 2.8 2.7 3.0
Services 520.23 1.2 1.7 1.7 1.6
including:
Rents 3 209.93 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.7

In August 2017, the harmonised index of consumer prices for Germany, which is calculated for European purposes, is expected to increase by 1.8% year on year and by 0.2% on July 2017.

The final results for August 2017 will be released on 13 September 2017.

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SOURCE: Statistisches Bundesamt (Destatis)

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