In December 2019, consumer prices increased by 1.4% year on yearConsumer price index - provisional results - December 2019
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 15 January 2020.
Over a year, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) should accelerate to +1.4% in December 2019, after +1.0% in the previous month, according to the provisional estimate made at the beginning of January 2020. This sharp rise in inflation should result essentially from a marked rebound in energy prices, in the wake of petroleum product prices. The lesser drop in manufactured goods prices and the slight acceleration in services prices should contribute also. The prices of food and tobacco should rise at the same pace as in the previous month.
Over one month, consumer prices should increase by 0.4%, after +0.1% in November. The prices of energy and food should be more dynamic than in the previous month. Those of services should rebound seasonally. Finally, manufactured goods prices should rise slightly after a little fall in the previous month. Tobacco prices should be stable after a sharp increase in November.
Year on year, the Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices should gather pace to +1.6% after +1.2% in November. Over one month, it should rise by 0.5%, after +0.1% in the previous month.
tableau Consumer Price Indices
|Weight 2019||December 2018||November 2019||December 2019 (p)|
|CPI - All items*||10000||1.6||1.0||1.4|
|- Fresh food||244||7.8||2.3||2.0|
|- Other food products||1375||1.6||2.0||2.1|
|HICP** - All items||10000||1.9||1.2||1.6|
- (p) provisional results
- *: Consumer Price Indices
- **: Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices
tableau Variations in the consumer price index
The Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices (HICP) is designed for comparison of consumer price inflation between Members States of the European Union. It is computed for all households in France except Mayotte.
Publication of final results: 15 January 2020, 8.45 am
Next publication: 31 January 2020, 8.45 am