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In January 2018, consumer prices increased by 1.4% year on yearConsumer price index - provisional results - January 2018

Over a year, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) should rise by 1.4% in January 2018 after +1.2% in the previous month, according to the provisional estimate made at the end of January 2018. This increase in the year-on-year inflation should come from an acceleration in services prices and in energy prices and a slight rebound in “manufactured product” prices whereas food and tobacco should slow down.

Informations rapides N° 25
No 25
Principaux indicateurs
Paru le : 31/01/2018
Prochaine parution le : 31/08/2018 at 08:45 - August 2018

Over a year, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) should rise by 1.4% in January 2018 after +1.2% in the previous month, according to the provisional estimate made at the end of January 2018. This increase in the year-on-year inflation should come from an acceleration in services prices and in energy prices and a slight rebound in “manufactured product” prices whereas food and tobacco should slow down.

Over one month, consumer prices should edge down by 0.1% after +0.3% in December. Energy prices should sharply accelerate because of the increase in Brent crude and in taxation. Food prices should rise slightly. On the other hand, “manufactured product” prices should fell back significantly, due to the beginning of winter sales. Tobacco prices shoud edge down. Lastly, services prices should slow down.

Year on year, the Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices should increase faster than in the previous month (+1.5% after +1.2% in December). Over one month, it should edge down: −0.1% after +0.4%.

Warning: These provisional results are only preliminary data. Accordingly, they should not be used for contractual revaluations. The indices published here are based on a limited set of price observations and from estimates of some rates of change for fares which are not yet available. The complete results will be published on 22 February 2018.

Table – Consumer Price Indices

Year-on-year change %; 2015: 100
Consumer Price Indices
Weight 2018 Jan. 2017 Dec. 2017 Jan. 2018 (p)
CPI - All items* 10000 1.3 1.2 1.4
Food 1626 1.3 1.3 1.2
- Fresh food 242 9.0 2.6 1.6
- Other food products 1384 0.1 1.1 1.1
Tobacco 193 0.1 6.0 5.8
Energy 776 10.3 5.0 5.2
Manufactured products 2591 −0.3 −0.1 0.1
Services 4814 0.9 1.0 1.3
HICP** - All items 10000 1.6 1.2 1.5
  • (p) provisional results
  • *: Consumer Price Indexes
  • **: Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices

Graph – Variations in the consumer price index

  • Geographical coverage: France excluding Mayotte
  • Source: INSEE - Consumer Price Indices