Average inflation measured by CPI reached 1.35 % in 2019 in Germany, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 31.0 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, average inflation measured by CPI in Germany reached an all time high of 7.03 % in 1973 and an all time low of -0.125 % in 1986. When compared to Germany's main peers, average inflation measured by CPI in Austria amounted to 1.49 %, 1.25 % in Belgium, 1.30 % in France and 2.31 % in Poland in 2019.
Germany has been ranked 120th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of average inflation measured by CPI, 26 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Inflation as measured by the consumer price index (CPI) reflects the annual percentage change in the cost to the average consumer of acquiring a basket of goods and services that may be fixed or changed at specified intervals, such as yearly.