Consumer price index – may 2009Consumer price index - final results - May 2009

In May 2009, the consumer price index for all households in the whole of France rose by 0.2% (+0.5% in May 2008). In one year, it decreased by 0.3%. The preceding year-on-year decrease was back in 1957. The core inflation was up 0.1% (+1.6% year-on-year). The general price index edged up in May due to the seasonnal rise in prices of other services and fresh products, and also of energy. The increase of the prices of other manufactures was the consequence of the end of the rebates; health and communication services edged up too. For seasonal reason, prices of the district heating decreased. Prices of foodstuffs except fresh products, and of clothing and footwear were stable.

Informations rapides
No 160
Paru le : 12/06/2009
Prochaine parution le : 12/10/2017 at 08:45 - September 2017
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  1. Commentaire
  2. Tableau

Commentaire

In May 2009, the consumer price index for all households in the whole of France rose by 0.2% (+0.5% in May 2008). In one year, it decreased by 0.3%. The preceding year-on-year decrease was back in 1957. The core inflation was up 0.1% (+1.6% year-on-year). The general price index edged up in May due to the seasonnal rise in prices of other services and fresh products, and also of energy. The increase of the prices of other manufactures was the consequence of the end of the rebates; health and communication services edged up too. For seasonal reason, prices of the district heating decreased. Prices of foodstuffs except fresh products, and of clothing and footwear were stable.

The price index adjusted for seasonal variations decreased by 0.1%. The HICP went up by 0.1% (-0.3% year-on-year).

Tableau

Tableau 1 – Consumer price index for all households in the whole of France

Consumer price index for all households in the whole of France
may 2008 april 2009 may 2009 change in 1 month change in 1 year
Consumer price index (CPI). 1998 = 100
All households. All metropolitan France (mainland + Corsica) plus overseas départements
Total (00 ET) 119.73 119.25 119.43 0.2 -0.3
Total seasonally adjusted (00 C) 119.28 119.08 118.99 -0.1 -0.2
  Food (4000 E) 124.16 124.27 124.64 0.3 0.4
  Tobacco (0221 E) 190.02 191.21 191.48 0.1 0.8
  Manufactured goods (4033 E) 101.20 101.30 101.35 0.0 0.1
  Energy (4007 E) 161.27 133.42 133.67 0.2 -17.1
  Services (4009 E) 123.00 125.88 126.09 0.2 2.5
Food incl. Tobacco (4014 E) 130.32 130.50 130.87 0.3 0.4
Manufactured goods incl. Energy (4015 E) 111.25 107.26 107.34 0.1 -3.5
Manufactured goods excl. Apparel and footwear (4016 E) 100.39 100.40 100.47 0.1 0.1
Total excl. Rentals and Tobacco (5000 E) 118.13 117.44 117.62 0.2 -0.4
Total excl. Energy (4017 E) 116.71 118.04 118.21 0.1 1.3
Total excl. Tobacco (4018 E) 118.50 118.00 118.18 0.2 -0.3
Urban households headed by manual or clerical worker.All metropolitan France (mainland + Corsica) plus overseas départements
Total excl. Tobacco (4018 D) 118.38 118.00 118.17 0.1 -0.2
Total (00 D) 120.19 119.83 120.01 0.2 -0.1
Underlying inflation
All households. All metropolitan France (mainland + Corsica) plus overseas départements
Total "underlying" (4022 S) 115.05 116.72 116.88 0.1 1.6
Harmonized French consumer price index (HCPI) 2005 = 100.
All households, metropolitan France (mainland + Corsica) plus overseas départements
TOTAL HCPI (00 H) 107.34 106.87 107.03 0.1 -0.3
  • Codes between brackets correspond to groupings used in economic analysis. They are utilized in the detailed tables of the Informations Rapides on consumer prices and in the downloadable monthly files.
  • Source : Insee

Documentation

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