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Inflation in Greece climbs to 12.1% in September

In September the European Union-harmonized consumer price index in Greece reached its highest point since the country entered the eurozone, climbing to 12.1% from 11.2% in August, according to estimates Eurostat announced on Friday. Inflation in the eurozone also hit a historic high, reaching a double-digit rate for the first …

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Inflation in Greece at 11.6% in July, with natural gas to strike +178.9%

Inflation in Greece slowed to 11.6% in July compared to 12.1% in June 2022. However, housing and transport costs rose sharply, while the natural gas hit an increase of 178.9% Greece’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) remained at record high levels in July, rising by 11.6% year-on-year, though it did slow …

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Rising rents and galloping inflation makes it difficult for many Greeks to make ends meet

Rising rents are one more factor weighing in on Greek city dwellers’ finances, alongside galloping inflation, especially in energy prices. According to a cross-country survey of just over 1,000 respondents by research and communications firm About People, nearly half (47.8%) of individual tenants either have difficulty paying the rent or …

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Inflation in Greece jumped to 8% in March, says EUROSTAT

Inflation in Greece jumped to 8% in March, year-on-year, according to preliminary data released on Friday by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. Euro area annual inflation is expected to be 7.5% in March 2022, up from 5.9% in February. Looking at the main components of eurozone inflation, …

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Greece sees inflation rise to 6.2% in Jan; highest rate in 25 years

Inflation rose to 6.2% in January 2022, Greek Statistics Authority ELSTAT announced on Tuesday. Prices for energy and commodities continue to climb also in February, striking a blow to citizens pockets. Inflation started to rise in Greece since September 2021 and last month the European Statistics Eurostat had warned about …

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January Inflation in Greece at 5.5% warns the Eurostat

With 5.5% in the European Union harmonized index, inflation in Greece can break a record after 11 years, the Eurostat announced on Wednesday, predicting a further rise in the weeks to come and the wave of price hikes is growing without stop. The Eurostat predicts that inflation will reach 5.5% …

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Inflation in Greece soars to 5.1% in December 2021

Greece’s consumer price index surged to 5.1% in December 2021, compared to the corresponding month of 2020, the Greek Statistics Authority (ELSTAT) said on Thursday. According to ELSTAT inflation was: 4.8% in November 2021 and decreased by 2.3% in December 2020. As a result, at average levels last year, inflation …

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Greece’s annual inflation rate jumps to 4.8% in November

Greece’s annual inflation rate jumped to 4.8% in November from 3.4% in October and after a -2.1% reading in November 2020, Hellenic Statistical Authority said on Friday. The European Statistics Authority EUROSTAT had said on Nov 30 that Greece’s annual inflation was expected to rise to 4.3% in November -see …

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Greek consumers price index slows to 0.5% in Jan, despite increases in food

Greece’s annual EU-harmonised inflation rate slowed in January, statistics authority ELSTAT announced on Thursday. Inflation was at 0.5% in January 2019, despite the fact that prices in food and non-alcoholic beverages recorded an increase of 1.9% The data showed the headline consumer price index also decelerated to 0.4 percent year-on-year …

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Inflation in Greece rises to 1.8% in October from 1.1% in September

Annual inflation rate in Greece accelerated to 1.8 percent in October from 1.1 percent a month earlier, Greek Statistics Authority ELSTAT said on Friday. The data showed that consumer price index rose to 1.8 percent year-on-year. In September the rate was 1.1 percent. The evolution of the Consumer Price Index …

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Annual inflation in Greece hits 1.0 percent in June

Price hikes in food, fuel, services and other essential goods drove the annual inflation rate in Greece to 1.0 percent in June 2018, from 0.8 percent in May, the Greek Statistics Authority and the Eurostat that uses the ELSTAT data said. According to ELSTAT statement, inflation rate rose 1% between …

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Greek consumer price inflation at +0.4% in February

Greece’s annual EU-harmonised inflation rate accelerated in February, statistics service ELSTAT data showed on Friday. The reading in February was 0.4 percent from 0.2 percent in January. The data also showed the headline consumer price index also picked up to 0.1 percent year-on-year from -0.2 percent in the previous month. …

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Greece’s inflation eases in December, says ELSTAT

Greece’s consumer price inflation eased in December after accelerating in the previous month, figures from the Hellenic Statistical Authority showed Friday. Consumer prices climbed 0.7 percent year-over-year in December, slower than the 1.1 percent increase in November. The measure has been rising since January. Transport costs grew 4.9 percent annually …

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