Average inflation measured by CPI reached 1.00 % in 2020 in Switzerland, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 27,455 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, average inflation measured by CPI in Switzerland reached an all time high of 1.00 % in 2020 and an all time low of -0.011 % in 2015. When compared to Switzerland's main peers, average inflation measured by CPI in Austria amounted to 2.10 %, 1.75 % in France, 2.08 % in Germany and 1.48 % in Italy in 2020.
Switzerland has been ranked 171st within the group of 173 countries we follow in terms of average inflation measured by CPI, 6 places behind 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.