Press release: 12.170-010/20
– In December 2019, the inflation rate was 1.7%, as Statistics Austria
reports (November 2019: 1.1%). Fuels and heating oil no longer declined
as heavily as they did in November which led to a relatively strong
increase of the December inflation rate. Prices for housing, water and
energy (+2.5% compared to December 2018) remained the most important
price driver, followed by prices for restaurants and hotels (+3.4%).
The index level of the consumer price index 2015 (CPI 2015) was 108.1
in December. Compared to the previous month, the average price level
increased by 0.7%.
The index level of the harmonised
index of consumer prices (HICP 2015)
was 108.69 in December 2019, with the harmonised inflation rate amounting
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