Euro Area Inflation Rate 1960-2021

Inflation as measured by the consumer price index reflects the annual percentage change in the cost to the average consumer of acquiring a basket of goods and services that may be fixed or changed at specified intervals, such as yearly. The Laspeyres formula is generally used.
  • Euro Area inflation rate for 2020 was 0.35%, a 1.14% decline from 2019.
  • Euro Area inflation rate for 2019 was 1.49%, a 0.23% decline from 2018.
  • Euro Area inflation rate for 2018 was 1.72%, a 0.31% increase from 2017.
  • Euro Area inflation rate for 2017 was 1.41%, a 1.24% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Inflation Rate (%)
South Asia 5.69%
Sub-Saharan Africa 3.22%
World 1.94%
North America 0.98%
OECD members 0.74%
European Union 0.51%
Euro Area 0.35%
Euro Area Inflation Rate - Historical Data
Year Inflation Rate (%) Annual Change
2020 0.35% -1.14%
2019 1.49% -0.23%
2018 1.72% 0.31%
2017 1.41% 1.24%
2016 0.17% 0.13%
2015 0.04% -0.18%
2014 0.22% -0.98%
2013 1.20% -1.27%
2012 2.47% -0.82%
2011 3.29% 1.76%
2010 1.53% 1.09%
2009 0.44% -3.68%
2008 4.11% 1.70%
2007 2.41% -0.31%
2006 2.72% 0.20%
2005 2.52% 0.27%
2004 2.26% -0.13%
2003 2.39% -0.25%
2002 2.63% -0.22%
2001 2.86% 0.10%
2000 2.75% 0.85%
1999 1.90% -0.41%
1998 2.31% 0.08%
1997 2.22% -0.80%
1996 3.02% -1.30%
1995 4.32% -0.09%
1994 4.41% -0.18%
1993 4.60% -0.67%
1992 5.27% 1.58%
1991 3.69% 0.31%
1990 3.38% -0.25%
1989 3.63% 1.21%
1988 2.42% -0.56%
1987 2.98% 0.69%
1986 2.28% -2.93%
1985 5.22% -1.84%
1984 7.05% -2.01%
1983 9.06% -1.60%
1982 10.67% -1.74%
1981 12.41% -1.15%
1980 13.56% 4.10%
1979 9.46% 2.03%
1978 7.44% -2.06%
1977 9.49% -0.13%
1976 9.63% -2.06%
1975 11.69% -1.96%
1974 13.65% 5.84%
1973 7.81% 2.06%
1972 5.75% 0.96%
1971 4.79% 0.42%
1970 4.37% 1.72%
1969 2.66% -0.11%
1968 2.76% -0.03%
1967 2.79% -0.54%
1966 3.33% -0.09%
1965 3.42% -0.02%
1964 3.44% 0.57%
1963 2.88% 0.21%
1962 2.66% 0.61%
1961 2.05% 0.51%
1960 1.54% 0.51%