In June 2011, the consumer price index increased slightly: +0,1%Consumer price index - final results - June 2011

In June 2011, the consumer price index (CPI) increased by 0.1%, like in May. The year-on-year change was +2.1% in June (+2.0% in May).

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Paru le : 12/07/2011
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Monthly change: +0.1%; year–on–year: +2.1%

In June 2011, the consumer price index (CPI) increased by 0.1%, like in May. The year-on-year change was +2.1% in June (+2.0% in May).

The price index without tobacco increased also by 0.1% in June (+2.1% year-on-year).

Adjusted from seasonal variations, the monthly change was steady in June (+2.1% year-on-year).

In June, rises and decreases almost made up for another: the rise of prices of food products went on and, for seasonal reasons, prices of services grew; a contrario, prices of energy products and of transports and communications services went down.

Prices of food products went up

Prices of food products went up in June 2011 (+0.3%; +1.8% year-on-year), after an increase by 1.0% in May. Prices of fresh products decreased in June (—0.9%; —3.8% year-on-year). Prices of food products except fresh products were increasing by 0.4% in June (+2.6% year-on-year), after a rise by 0.6% in May.

Slightly increase of prices of services

Prices of services increased slightly in June 2011 (+0.2%; +1.8% year-on-year).

Price of energy products decreased anew

In June 2011, prices of energy products were decreasing anew (—0.5% in June, after —1.3% in May; +11.5% year-on-year), in the wake of the decrease of prices of oil products.

Prices of fuel went down by 0.8% (+18.9% year-on-year) and prices of oil products by 0.9% (+12.9% year-on-year).

Graphique1 – Consumer price index (IPC) and Core inflation (ISJ) – year-on-year changes

  • Source : Insee - indices des prix à la consommation

Prices of manufactured products were steady

In June 2011, prices of manufactured products were steady, like in June 2010 (+0.2% year-on-year).

Slightly rise of core-inflation

Core-inflation (ISJ) was rising slightly in June 2011 (+0.1%; +1.2% year-on-year), like in May. The harmonised consumer price index (HCPI) went up also by 0.1% (+2.3% year-on-year).

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