Consumer Prices, OECD - Updated: 30 September 2014


OECD annual inflation eases slightly to 1.8% in August 2014


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30/09/2014 - Consumer prices in the OECD area rose by 1.8% in the year to August 2014, compared with 1.9% in the year to July 2014. Excluding food and energy, the OECD annual inflation rate was stable in August, at 1.9% for the fourth consecutive month. 

Energy price inflation slowed to 0.7% in the year to August compared with 2.3% in the year to July while food price inflation picked up slightly to 2.2% in the year to August, compared with 2.1% in the year to July.

Consumer prices, selected areas
August 2014 percentage change on the same month of the previous year


Underlying data:  

OECD, annual inflation


 G20, annual inflation

Source: Consumer price indices, OECD




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