Select Committee on European Union Eighteenth Report


APPENDIX 3 (continued)

Table 5.2 Consumer price index (percentage change year on year)

  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
1999
2000
  
1990
1991
1992
1993
1994
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
q1
q2
q3
q4
q1
q2
Belgium
-
-
2.3
2.4
2.3
1.3
1.7
1.5
0.9
1.2
1.1
0.9
1.0
1.7
2.1
2.5
Germany
-
-
-
-
-
-
1.2
1.5
0.6
0.7
0.3
0.5
0.7
1.1
2.0
1.8
Spain
-
-
-
4.6
4.4
4.5
3.4
1.9
1.7
2.2
1.8
2.2
2.3
2.7
3.0
3.2
France
-
3.2
2.4
2.2
1.7
1.7
2.1
1.3
0.6
0.6
0.4
0.4
0.5
1.0
1.6
1.6
Ireland
-
-
-
-
-
-
2.1
1.2
2.1
2.5
2.2
2.2
2.3
3.3
4.6
5.1
Italy
-
5.9
4.7
4.3
4.1
5.1
3.8
1.9
1.9
1.6
1.4
1.4
1.7
2.0
2.4
2.6
Luxembourg
-
-
-
-
-
-
1.2
1.4
0.9
1.1
-0.1
1.3
0.9
2.0
3.0
3.5
Netherlands
-
3.1
2.7
1.7
2.1
1.6
1.4
1.8
1.8
2.0
2.0
2.0
2.1
1.9
1.6
2.1
Austria
-
2.9
3.4
3.1
2.6
1.6
1.7
1.2
0.8
0.5
0.3
0.2
0.5
1.2
1.8
2.0
Portugal
-
10.2
8.1
5.6
4.7
3.8
2.9
1.9
2.1
2.2
2.6
2.3
1.8
1.8
1.7
2.4
Finland
-
4.4
3.2
3.2
1.5
0.4
1.1
1.2
1.4
1.3
0.7
1.3
1.3
1.8
2.8
2.8
EU-11
-
4.0
3.5
3.1
2.6
2.5
2.1
1.5
1.1
1.1
0.9
1.0
1.1
1.5
2.0
2.1
EU-15
-
4.9
3.9
3.3
2.8
2.6
2.4
1.7
1.3
1.2
1.0
1.1
1.2
1.5
1.9
1.9
UK
-
7.0
4.1
2.5
2.0
2.6
2.4
1.8
1.5
1.3
1.6
1.4
1.3
1.2
0.8
0.6
US
5.4
4.2
3.0
3.0
2.6
2.8
2.9
2.3
1.6
2.2
1.7
2.2
2.3
2.6
3.1
3.2
Japan
3.1
3.3
1.7
1.2
0.7
-0.1
0.1
1.7
0.7
-0.3
-0.1
-0.3
0.0
-1.0
-0.7
-0.7

Source: Eurostat for Europe, OECD for US and Japan. Data taken from Datastream
Note:  Data shown are Eurostat harmonised consumer price indices, except for US and Japan where OECD price indices are used



 
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