Definition: This entry furnishes the annual percent change in consumer prices compared with the previous year's consumer prices.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Inflation rate (consumer prices) map
Denver matches San Francisco for highest inflation rate in 2014
Denver Post - 2/27/2015 6:59:58 AM
The Denver-Boulder-Greeley area tied the San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose region and Houston for the biggest jump in consumer inflation among the country's large metro areas ... The Consumer Price Index for Denver-Boulder-Greeley rose 2.8 percent last ...
Japan inflation lowest since war on falling prices began
Yahoo News - 2/27/2015 2:56:36 AM
Japan's inflation rate ... by weak consumer spending and falling energy prices -- challenge Bank of Japan chief Haruhiko Kuroda's claim that inflation is on an uptrend. They may also aggravate doubts over Tokyo's wider bid to kickstart the world's number ...
Japan's inflation rate falls in January on lower oil costs, manufacturing, retail sales weaken
FOX News - 2/27/2015 5:12:36 AM
TOKYO – Japan's core inflation rate ... world's third-largest economy. Core inflation, excluding volatile food prices, was 2.2 percent, compared with 2.5 percent the month before and the lowest in 10 months. Excluding energy costs and food, the consumer ...
Consumer-Price Decline Slows in Spain and Germany
Wall Street Journal - 2/27/2015 3:35:22 PM
MADRID—Consumer ... since inflation would still remain far below the ECB’s target of just under 2%, with only modest economic growth to drive it higher. “Headline rates remain either extremely low or negative and underlying price pressures are ...
Japan economic data signal slow recovery despite boost from lower oil prices
US News and World Report - 2/27/2015 8:47:21 AM
Weak retail sales and a cooling of already slow inflation underscored the fragility of the recovery of the world's third ... and food, the consumer price index rose 2.1 percent, level with the previous two months. The inflation rate is overstated by ...
A review of inflation in America since 1872
The Business Insider - 2/26/2015 8:58:41 PM
The Consumer Price Index ... year-over-year inflation rate at -0.9%, the lowest since the eight-month deflationary period that ended in October 2009. It is substantially below the 3.85% average since the end of the Second World War and its 10-year moving ...
German, Spanish, Italian data may push euro zone inflation higher
Reuters - 2/27/2015 2:09:28 PM
In Germany, Europe's largest economy, consumer prices harmonised to compare with other European countries fell ... In Italy the year-on-year rate turned slightly positive after two months of deflation. Preliminary euro zone inflation data, due out on ...
Venezuela, Argentina Among World's Most Miserable Countries
The Latin Post - 2/11/2015 3:11:24 PM
The 2014 World Misery Index placed Venezuela at the top of the list for the most miserable countries to live in due to its consumer prices. The Index ranked 108 rates based on "misery" by calculating inflation, unemployment and lending rates and increased ...
German inflation back in positive territory
MENAFN - 2/27/2015 5:15:35 PM
(MENAFN - AFP) Inflation in Germany, Europe's biggest economy, was back in positive territory in February with consumer prices ... is the increase in energy prices in February. But even without energy prices the inflation rate should have increased as ...
Inflation shows a declining trend in 2014-15
Rediff India Abroad - 2/27/2015 7:57:14 AM
Budget 2015: Complete Coverage The retail inflation as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI ... vis the currency of peer emerging countries, which too had a sobering influence on inflation. Moderation in wage rate growth reduced demand pressures ...
Zimbabwe: Zim's Slackening Inflation - Deflation or Disinflation?
AllAfrica - 2/27/2015 5:12:36 AM
YEAR on year inflation for January as measured by the all items Consumer ... that the country's inflation developments were expected to remain under the influence of changes in oil and food prices as well as the Rand/US dollar exchange rate.
Sri Lanka inflation hits 11-year low
Business Recorder - 2/27/2015 4:54:07 PM
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka's inflation hit an 11-year low in February on the back of drastic price reductions ordered by the new government, official figures showed Friday. The Colombo Consumer Price ... IMF has forecast a growth rate of 6.5 percent for Sri ...
Japan's inflation rate falls in Jan on lower energy costs
The Kansas City Star - 2/27/2015 6:31:20 AM
Japan's core inflation rate edged lower in ... excluding volatile food prices, was 2.2 percent, compared with 2.5 percent the month before and the lowest in 10 months. Excluding energy costs and food, the consumer price index was at 2.1 percent, level ...
Japan’s Output Jumps While Retail Sales Sag, Inflation Slows
Bloomberg - 2/27/2015 5:19:45 AM
The drop in the exchange rate is also increasing costs ... stimulus by the end of October. Even with consumer price gains slowing, the cost of living is still outpacing pay gains. Wages adjusted for inflation fell 1.7 percent in December from a year ...
Oil price and inflation data drives Wall Street retreat
7 News Yahoo - 2/26/2015 11:21:51 PM
On the data front, US headline inflation figures disappointed overnight. The official data revealed the first fall in US consumer prices since 2009 ... Federal Reserve discussing a raise in interest rates. Across the Atlantic, markets rose sharply helped ...