Prices

Prices

In January 2018, prices of owner-occupied houses (excluding new constructions) were on average 8.8 percent higher.

The consumer price index was 15 percent higher in January than in the same month last year.

Prices of Dutch-manufactured products were 2.8 percent up in December 2017 year-on-year.

In Q4 2017, consumer prices on Saba were 2.5 percent up over one year previously.

In December 2017, prices of owner-occupied houses (excluding new constructions) were on average 8.2 percent higher.

Prices of healthier food products have risen faster than those of unhealthier food products.

The consumer price index rose by 1.4 percent on average in 2017 on the previous year.

The consumer price index was 1.3 percent higher in December than in the same month last year.

Prices of Dutch-manufactured products were 5 percent up in November 2017 year-on-year.

In November 2017, prices of owner-occupied houses were on average 8.2 percent higher.

The consumer price index was 1.5 percent higher in November than in the same month last year.

Prices of Dutch-manufactured products were 3.5 percent up in October 2017 year-on-year.

In October 2017, prices of owner-occupied houses were on average 8.2 percent higher.

The consumer price index was 1.3 percent higher in October than in the same month last year.

Prices of Dutch-manufactured products were nearly 5 percent up in September 2017 year-on-year.

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In September 2017, prices of owner-occupied houses were on average 7.3 percent higher.

In Q3 2017, consumer prices on St Eustatius were 2.1 percent higher.

The consumer price index was 1.5 percent higher in September than in September 2016.

Prices of Dutch-manufactured products were over 4 percent up in August 2017 year-on-year.

In August 2017, prices of owner-occupied houses were on average 7.8 percent higher.

The consumer price index (CPI) was 1.4 percent higher in August than in August 2016.

Prices of Dutch-manufactured products in July 2017 were almost 3 percent up year-on-year.

Prices of owner-occupied houses were almost 8 percent higher in July 2017 than in July last year.

The Dutch consumer price index (CPI) was 1.3 percent higher in July 2017 than in July 2016.

Prices of Dutch-manufactured products were 3 percent up in June 2017 from the same month last year.

Prices of owner-occupied houses were on average 8 percent higher in June 2017 than in June last year.

Consumer prices on St Eustatius were 2.6 percent up in Q2 2017.

The consumer price index (CPI) was 1.1 percent higher in June 2017 than in June 2016.

Prices of products manufactured in the Netherlands were almost 6 percent up in May 2017 from last year.

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Prices of owner-occupied houses were on average 7.8 percent higher in May 2017 than in May last year.

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The consumer price index (CPI) was 1.1 percent higher in May 2017 than in May 2016.

Prices of products manufactured in the Netherlands were more than 9 percent up in April 2017.

Prices of owner-occupied houses were on average 7.4 percent higher in April 2017 than in April last year.

The consumer price index (CPI) rose to 1.6 percent in April.

Prices of products manufactured in the Netherlands were almost 10 percent up in March 2017 from last year.

Prices of owner-occupied houses (excluding new constructions) were on average 7.3 percent higher in March 2017.

Inflation has risen to 1.1 percent on St Eustatius.

The Dutch consumer price index (CPI) slipped to 1.1 percent in March.

Largest price increase manufacturing in nearly 6 years.

Prices owner-occupied houses 6.7 percent higher in February.

Inflation rate marginally higher in February

Prices of products manufactured in the Netherlands were 9.5 percent up in January.

House prices 6.4 percent up in January.

Inflation rate rises to 1.7 percent in January.

Largest price increase manufacturing in 5 years in December 2016.

House prices in Rotterdam above pre-crisis level

Largest house price increase in 14.5 years.

Inflation on Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba has hovered around zero percent for nearly two years.

Average inflation 2016 lowest in nearly 30 years

Inflation rate rises to 1.0 percent

Manufacturing prices up again

Prices of owner-occupied houses were on average 6.0 percent higher in November 2016 than in November 2015.

Inflation rate rises to 0.6 percent

Prices of products manufactured in the Netherlands were 1.5 percent up in October 2016 on a year-on-year basis.

Marginal decline manufacturing prices

Inflation rose on Bonaire and Saba, but fell to -1.0 percent.on St Eustatius.

Lower prices manufacturing industry

Prices of owner-occupied houses were on average 6.0 percent higher in August 2016 than in August 2015.

Price developments (inflation) in the Netherlands according to the CPI

Output prices of products manufactured in the Netherlands were 5.8 percent down in July 2016 from July 2015.

Prices of owner-occupied houses were on average 4.9 percent higher in July 2016 than in July 2015.

Dutch inflation dips into negative territory

Manufacturing prices continue to fall

Prices of owner-occupied houses were on average 4.6 percent higher in June 2016 than in June 2015.

Across all regions, prices of owner-occupied dwellings were higher in Q2 2016 than in Q2 2015.

The CPI-based inflation rate in Caribbean Netherlands fell in Q2 2016.

Inflation rate June stable at 0 percent

Manufacturing prices continue to fall

Price rise owner-occupied houses over 4 percent in May

Inflation rate stable at 0 percent in May

Output prices of products manufactured in the Netherlands were down by 8.1 percent in April 2016.

The price of natural gas for Dutch households is higher than on average across the EU.

Prices owner-occupied houses more than 4 percent higher

Inflation in April down to 0 percent

Output prices of products manufactured in the Netherlands were 7.4 percent down in March

Prices of owner-occupied houses were on average 4.3 percent higher in March 2016 than in March 2015.

House prices Amsterdam exceed pre-recession era

The average price level in the Caribbean Netherlands has risen in Q1 2016 compared to a year ago.

On a year-on-year basis, the CPI inflation rate in the Netherlands was 0.6 percent in March.

According to Statistics Netherlands (CBS), confidence among Dutch manufacturers improved in March.

According to the consumer price index (CPI), the inflation rate in the Netherlands was 0.6 percent in February. In January consumer prices were also 0.6 percent up from one year previously.

According to Statistics Netherlands (CBS), output prices of products manufactured in the Netherlands were 4.1 percent lower in January 2016 than in January 2015. In December 2015 year-on-year prices were 5 percent down. Over the past months prices have fallen less rapidly.

Prices of owner-occupied houses (excluding new constructions) were on average 4.1 percent higher in January 2016 than in January 2015. This is the most substantial year-on-year price increase in almost 8 years, according to the price index of owner-occupied houses, a joint publication by Statistics Netherlands (CBS) and the Land Registry Office.

January’s inflation rate according to the consumer price index (CPI) was 0.6 percent. In December consumer prices were 0.7 percent higher than one year previously.

According to Statistics Netherlands (CBS), output prices of products manufactured in the Netherlands were 5 percent down in December 2015 from December 2014. This time too, the crude oil price and prices of petroleum derivatives had plummeted. Year-on-year oil prices fell less rapidly in December than in November.

Prices of owner-occupied houses (excluding new constructions) were on average 3.2 percent higher in December 2015 than in December 2014. Year-on-year prices rose less rapidly than in the previous month, when the most substantial price increase in 7.5 years was recorded.

In the last quarter of 2015, residential property prices in all Dutch provinces were up from one year previously. The highest increase was in the province of North Holland with 6.1 percent, partly due to sharply rising property prices in the city of Amsterdam. Looking back over 2015, owner-occupied houses in the Netherlands were on average 2.8 percent more expensive than in 2014.

On the basis of the consumer price index (CPI), Statistics Netherlands (CBS) reports that the inflation rates on the three islands of the Caribbean Netherlands were all negative in Q4 2015. The rates on Bonaire and St Eustatius were negative in all quarters of 2015; the rate on Saba has been negative over the past six months and the average rate over the entire year 2015 is also negative, although only just.

Statistics Netherlands (CBS) reports that the inflation rate over 2015 averaged 0.6 percent, the lowest increase in consumer prices since 1987. Falling oil prices in particular kept inflation low.

According to Statistics Netherlands (CBS), the CPI inflation rates in November and December 2015 were 0.7 percent higher than in the same months in 2014. The rate over the entire year 2015 averaged 0.6 percent.

According to Statistics Netherlands (CBS), output prices of products manufactured in the Netherlands were 6.9 percent down in November 2015 from November 2014. In October this year, prices were 8.9 percent below the level of twelve months previously. Prices of manufactured products are closely linked to oil prices. Year-on-year oil prices fell by less in November than in October.

Prices of owner-occupied houses (excluding new constructions) were on average 3.8 percent higher in November 2015 than in November 2014. This is the most substantial year-on-year price increase in 7.5 years

According to the consumer price index (CPI), Dutch inflation over November was 0.7 percent. In the two preceding months, consumer prices were 0.6 percent up from one year previously. Petrol prices drove inflation up, according to Statistics Netherlands (CBS).

In October 2015, output prices of products manufactured in the Netherlands were 8.7 percent down from October 2014. In September this year, prices were 9.1 percent below the level of twelve months previously. Prices of manufactured products are strongly linked to oil prices

Prices of owner-occupied houses (excluding new constructions) were on average 3.4 percent higher in October 2015 than in October 2014.The year-on-year price increase is about equal to the increase in September, when the highest increase in more than 7 years was recorded. Since June of 2013, the price trend for owner-occupied houses has been slightly upwards.

According to the consumer price index (CPI), Dutch inflation over October was 0.7 percent. In September, consumer prices were 0.6 percent up from one year previously. Petrol and airline ticket prices drove inflation up.

In September 2015, output prices of products manufactured in the Netherlands were 9.1 percent down from September 2014. In August this year, prices were 8.1 percent below the level of twelve months previously. Prices of manufactured products are strongly linked to oil prices.

In 2015, consumer prices on Saba and St Eustatius are 10 and 7 percent higher than on Bonaire. The previous price level survey was conducted in 2010. Consumer prices on Saba and St Eustatius were then respectively 8 and 2 percent higher than on Bonaire for the average basket of consumer products. Consumer prices are highest on Saba

Prices of owner-occupied houses (excluding new constructions) were on average 3.5 percent higher in September 2015 than in September 2014, the highest year-on-year price increase since April 2008, according to the price index of owner-occupied houses, a joint publication by Statistics Netherlands (CBS) and the Land Registry Office.

In the third quarter of 2015, prices of owner-occupied houses (excluding new constructions) rose most rapidly in Amsterdam. In the other three major Dutch cities and in eleven provinces, house prices were also higher than one year previously.

Inflation according to the consumer price index (CPI) on all three islands of the Caribbean Netherlands was negative in the third quarter of 2015. Inflation was already negative on Bonaire and St Eustatius in the first two quarters of this year. This quarter was the first time that inflation was negative on Saba.

According to the consumer price index (CPI), inflation was 0.6 percent in September. Statistics Netherlands reports that in August consumer prices were 0.8 percent higher than one year previously.  Petrol price developments had a considerable downward effect on inflation, although the rate is still higher than in January, when the lowest level in 27 years was recorded.

In August 2015, output prices of products manufactured in the Netherlands were 8.1 percent down from August 2014. In July this year, prices were 5.9 percent below the level of twelve months previously. Prices of manufactured products are closely related to oil prices.

Prices of owner-occupied houses, excluding new constructions, were on average 2.5 percent higher in August 2015 than in August 2014.

The Dutch inflation rate according to the consumer price index (CPI) was 0.8 percent in August, versus 1.0 percent in July. The decline was due mainly to the price developments in clothing and petrol.

In July 2015, prices of Dutch manufactured products were 6.0 percent down from July 2014. In June, prices had been 5.4 percent below the level of twelve months previously.

Prices of owner-occupied houses, excluding new constructions, were on average 2.7 percent higher in July 2015 than in July 2014. Residential property prices have risen modestly since the summer of 2013, according to the price index of owner-occupied houses – a joint publication by Statistics Netherlands (CBS) and the Land Registry Office.

Statistics Netherlands reports that Dutch inflation according to the consumer price index (CPI) was 1.0 percent in July, just as in June.

In June 2015, prices of Dutch manufactured products were 5.4 percent down from June 2014. In May this year, prices were 4.9 percent below the level of twelve months previously. Prices of manufactured products are closely related to oil prices.

Prices of owner-occupied houses, excluding new constructions, were on average 2.6 percent higher in June 2015 than in June 2014. House prices have been above the level of the same month in the preceding year for more than twelve months now. The most substantial price increase was recorded in Amsterdam.

According to figures released today by Statistics Netherlands, inflation according to the consumer price index (CPI) on all three islands of Caribbean Netherlands was down further in the second quarter of 2015. On Bonaire and St Eustatius inflation was actually negative for the second quarter in a row.

As reported today by Statistics Netherlands, Dutch inflation according to the consumer price index (CPI) fell to 1.0 per cent in June. Consumer prices went up by 1.1 percent in May. Inflation rates fall for the first time since January following the sharp increase in May.

In May 2015, prices of Dutch manufactured products were 5.0 percent down from May 2014. In April this year, prices were 5.6 percent below the level of twelve months previously. Prices of manufactured products are closely related to oil prices.

Prices of owner-occupied houses, excluding new construction, were on average 2.6 percent higher in May 2015 than in May 2014. House prices have been above the level of the corresponding month in the previous year for over a year.

Statistics Netherlands reported today that Dutch inflation in terms of the consumer price index (CPI) rose to 1.1 percent in May, i.e. the highest level in the last 7 months. The price increase in April was 0.6 percent.

In April 2015, retail prices of Dutch manufactured products were 6.1 down percent from April 2014. In March this year, prices were 6.9 percent below the level of twelve months previously.

Prices of owner-occupied houses, excluding new constructions, were on average 2.3 percent higher in April 2015 than in April 2014. House prices have been above the level of the corresponding month of the previous year for just over 12 months.

According to the most recent figures from Statistics Netherlands, Dutch inflation in terms of the consumer price index (CPI) rose to 0.6 percent in April.

In March 2015, selling prices of Dutch manufactured products were down 6.9 percent on March 2014. In February 2015 prices were 8.8 percent lower than twelve months before.

Prices of owner-occupied houses, excluding new constructions, were on average 2.7 percent higher in March 2015 than in March 2014.

Inflation in the Caribbean Netherlands in terms of the consumer price index (CPI) continued to fall in the first quarter of 2015. On Bonaire and St Eustatius inflation was even negative. This is the first time since inflation has been measured in the Caribbean Netherlands that inflation on the islands was negative.

According to the consumer price index (CPI), inflation in the Netherlands climbed to 0.4 percent in March. In February the consumer price increase was 0.2 percent. Statistics Netherlands announced today that - after a substantial decline in January - inflation rose for the second month in a row.

In February 2015, selling prices of products manufactured in the Netherlands were 8.8 percent down from February 2014. In January 2015, prices were 10.6 percent down from twelve months previously.

Prices of owner-occupied houses, excluding new constructions, were on average 2.4 percent higher in February 2015 than in February 2014.

In January 2015, selling prices of products manufactured in the Netherlands were 10.7 percent down from January 2014. In December 2014, prices were 8.0 percent down from twelve months previously.

Prices of owner-occupied houses, excluding new construction, were on average 2.1 percent higher in January 2015 than in January 2014. Year-on-year house prices have been higher than one year previously for ten months now.

Selling prices of products manufactured in the Netherlands were 8.0 percent down in December from December 2013. In November, prices were 3.7 percent down from twelve months previously. According to Statistics Netherlands, prices of manufactured products are seriously affected by price developments on the oil market.

Prices of owner-occupied houses, excluding new constructions, were on average 2.0 percent higher in December 2014 than in December 2013. House prices have been higher than twelve months previously for nine months now.

Statistics Netherlands announced today that inflation has fallen on the three islands collectively referred to as Caribbean Netherlands. The rate on Bonaire fell from 1.5 to 0.9 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014, mainly as a result of price developments for clothes and petrol.

Statistics Netherlands announced today that the average inflation rate over the year 2014 was 1 percent. The price increase for products and services Dutch consumers bought last year is the smallest increase in more than 25 years.

The inflation fell from 1.0 percent in November to 0.7 percent in December, the lowest level since October 2009.

Selling prices of products manufactured in the Netherlands were 3.7 percent down in November from November 2013. In October, prices were 2.1 percent down from twelve months previously. According to Statistics Netherlands,prices of manufactured products are seriously affected by price developments on the oil market.

Prices of own homes, excluding new construction, were on average 2.3 percent higher in November 2014 than in November 2013. Year-on-year house prices have been higher than twelve months previously for more than six months now.

According to figures released today Dutch inflation fell to 1 percent in November, from 1.1 percent in October.

Selling prices of products manufactured in the Netherlands were 2.1percent down in October from October 2013. In September, prices were 1.7 percent down from twelve months previously.

Prices of own homes, excluding new constructions, were on average 2.2 percent higher in October 2014 than in October 2013. The price increase in October was marginally higher than in September.

The inflation rate climbed to 1.1 percent in October.

According to figures released by Statistics Netherlands today, selling prices of products manufactured in the Netherlands were 1.7 percent down in September 2014 from September 2013. In August, prices were 1.4 percent down from twelve months previously. Prices of manufactured products are seriously affected by oil prices developments.

Prices of own homes, excluding new construction, were on average 1.7 percent higher in September 2014 than in September 2013. This is the same increase as in August, and the sixth consecutive monthly year-on-year increase.

According to figures released by Statistics Netherlands today, inflation on Bonaire was 1.5 percent in the third quarter of 2014. This is lower than the 2.2 percent measured in the second quarter. Prices of clothes and mobile telephony tempered inflation on Bonaire. On St Eustatius and Saba, on the other hand, inflation rose strongly: to 3.4 percent and 2.6 percent respectively. Higher food prices pushed up inflation on these two islands.

Inflation in the Netherlands fell to 0.9 percent in September. In August it was still 1 percent.

According to figures released by Statistics Netherlands today, selling prices of Dutch manufactured products were 1.3 percent lower in August 2014 than in August 2013.

Prices of owner-occupied homes, excluding new constructions, were on average 1.7 percent higher in August 2014 than in August 2013. This was the fifth month in a row with increasing year-on-year prices.

Residential property rents were raised by an average of 4.4 percent in July 2014. High-income tenants living in dwellings intended to provide affordable housing for low-income households faced the most substantial rent increase.

In August, the inflation rate rose to 1 percent. In July, the rate stood at 0.9 percent.

In July, selling prices of Dutch manufacturing industry were 0.7 percent below the level of July 2013. In June, prices were 0.3 percent up from twelve months previously. Prior to the increase in June, prices of manufactured products had fallen continually for a long period of time.

Prices of owner-occupied homes, excluding new constructions, were on average 1.9 percent higher in July 2014 than in July 2013. This was the fourth month in a row with increasing year-on-year prices.Dutch house prices up for the fourth month in a row

The inflation rate was 0.9 percent in July 2014, i.e. the same as in June. For the third consecutive month, the average year-on-year increase in consumer prices was below 1 percent.

Prices of day trips have risen by a quarter over the period July 2009-July 2014. Entrance fees for cinemas, theatres, zoos and amusement parks, but transport costs too, have risen considerably. Prices for eating out have risen less rapidly.

Selling prices of Dutch manufacturing industry were 0.4 percent up in June 2014 from June 2013. For the first time since more than a year, prices of manufactured products are higher than twelve months previously.

Prices of owner-occupied houses, excluding new constructions, were on average 2.2 percent higher in June 2014 than in June 2013. This was the third month in a row with increasing year-on-year prices.

Prices of frequently bought goods and services have increased less rapidly since July 2013 than prices of goods and services Dutch consumers buy only rarely. In the prior four years the situation was the other way round.

The inflation rate over June 2014 was 0.9 percent, i.e. marginally higher than in May.

The inflation rate in the Caribbean Netherlands increased substantially in the second quarter of 2014, just as in the first quarter. Following a period of extremely high inflation in 2011, the rate began to slow down in 2012, but picked up again during the first six months of this year.

Selling prices of Dutch manufacturing industry were 0.5 percent lower in May 2014 than in May 2013. Prices of manufactured products have been down from twelve months previously for well over a year now, but price differences have become smaller in recent months.

Prices of owner-occupied houses, excluding new constructions were on average 1.4 percent higher in May 2014 than in May 2013. In April 2014, the first year-on-year price increase (0.1 percent) in 5 years was recorded.

The natural gas price for private sector companies was raised considerably over the last three years. Companies with a small to medium-sized consumption level faced the most substantial price increase. The price increase in this category is mainly caused by changes in tax legislation.

Today, Statistics Netherlands announced that the Dutch inflation rate was 0.8 percent in May. After going up in April, the rate is now back at the level of March. Cheaper holidays and food products contributed to the lower inflation rate. Motor fuel prices rose in May.

Selling prices of Dutch manufacturing industry were 0.8 percent lower in April 2014 than in April 2013. In February and March, prices of manufactured products were respectively 2.9 and 2.7 percent down from twelve months previously.

Prices of owner-occupied houses, excluding new constructions were on average 0.1 percent higher in April 2014 than in April 2013. This is the first price increase in 5 years.

According to the most recent figures released by Statistics Netherlands today, the inflation rate rose to 1.2 percent in April after three months of decline.

Selling prices of Dutch manufacturing industry were 2.6 percent lower in March 2014 than in March 2013. In February, prices of manufactured products were 2.8 percent down. Prices of manufactured products have been below the level of one year previously for more than twelve months now.

Existing owner-occupied houses were on average 2.1 percent cheaper in March 2014 than in March 2013, versus 1.7 percent in February 2014 relative to February 2013.

Inflation was up on all three islands of the Caribbean Netherlands in the first quarter of 2014. On Bonaire it was 1.3 percent, on St Eustatius 2.5 percent and on Saba 1.4 percent.

According to the most recent figures released by Statistics Netherlands (CBS), March’s inflation rate eased further to 0.8 percent, the lowest level since June 2010. In February, consumer prices were on average 1.1 percent higher than one year previously.

Selling prices of Dutch manufacturing industry were 3.0 percent lower in February 2014 than in February 2013. In January, prices of manufactured products were 2.2 percent down.

Existing owner-occupied dwellings were on average 1.7 percent cheaper in February 2014 than in February 2013. This year-on-year price drop was more substantial than in January when house prices fell by 0.5 percent.

The most recent figures released by Statistics Netherlands show that inflation fell further in February 2014 to 1.1 percent. In January, consumer prices were on average 1.4 percent higher than one year previously. Inflation fell by 0.3 percentage points for the second month in a row.

Selling prices of Dutch manufacturing industry were 2.2 percent lower in January 2014 than in January 2013. In December, prices of manufactured products were 1.7 percent down. Prices of manufactured products have been below the level of one year previously for nearly one year now.

Prices of existing owner-occupied dwellings were on average 0.5 percent lower in January 2014 than in January 2013. The price drop relative to one year previously is less substantial than in in December, when residential property prices fell by 3.8 percent.

The most recent figures released by Statistics Netherlands show that inflation fell to 1.4 percent in January 2014, the lowest level since June 2010. In December 2013

Selling prices of the Dutch manufacturing industry were 1.7 percent lower in December 2013 than in December 2012. The price fall was less substantial than in November, when manufactured products were 2.7 percent cheaper.

Prices of existing owner-occupied dwellings were on average 3.7 percent lower in December 2013 than in December 2012. The price drop relative to one year previously is less substantial than in in November, when residential property prices fell by 4.7 percent. Although prices of existing owner-occupied homes were still below the level of the same month last year, the price level has remained fairly stable over the past six months.

Bonaire’s inflation rate over the fourth quarter of 2013 was 1.2 percent, i.e. considerably below the level recorded in the third quarter.

The considerable price rises in 2013 were mainly caused by changes in tax legislation. The price of rolling tobacco and stamps increased most rapidly, whereas the price of telephones decreased most rapidly.

The most recent figures released by Statistics Netherlands show that the inflation rate in December was 1.7 percent. In November, consumer prices were 1.5 percent higher than one year previously.

Selling prices of the Dutch manufacturing industry were 2.8 percent lower in November 2013 than in November 2012. The price drop was smaller than in October, when manufactured products were 3.5 percent cheaper.

Prices of existing owner-occupied dwellings were on average 4.7 percent lower in November 2013 than in November 2012. The price drop is more substantial than in the preceding month, when house prices fell by 4.0 percent.

According to the most recent figures published by Statistics Netherlands, inflation fell marginally in November to 1.5 percent. In October, consumer prices were on average 1.6 percent higher than one year previously.

Selling prices of the Dutch manufacturing industry were 3.4 percent lower in October 2013 than in October 2012. Prices fell for the fourth consecutive month.

Prices of existing owner-occupied dwellings were on average 4.0 percent lower in October 2013 than in October 2012. The price drop is slightly less substantial than in the preceding month.

The latest figures released by Statistics Netherlands show that the inflation rate dropped to 1.6 percent in October, the lowest level since November 2010.

Selling prices of the Dutch manufacturing industry were 2.9 percent lower in September 2013 than in September 2012. In August, prices were 2.4 percent down from twelve months previously.

Asking prices for homes for sale in the Netherlands were 4.5 percent lower on average in the third quarter of 2013 than twelve months previously. In Utrecht, prices were 2.0 percent lower, the smallest decrease of the four largest cities. The relative fall in the number of homes sold in Utrecht in the first three quarters of 2013 was larger than in The Hague, Rotterdam and Amsterdam.

Prices of existing owner-occupied dwellings were on average 4.1 percent lower in September 2013 than in September 2012. The price drop is less substantial than in the preceding month, when house prices fell by 4.4 percent.

In the third quarter of 2013, inflation was 1.8 percent on Bonaire and 1.4 percent on Saba. These rates were higher than in the previous quarter. On St Eustatius, inflation was down slightly, at 1.7 percent.

According to the most recent figures released by Statistics Netherlands, the inflation rate fell to 2.4 percent in September. The rate has not been this low during the past twelve months. In August, consumer prices were 2.8 percent up from one year previously.

Selling prices of Dutch manufacturing industry were 2.3 percent lower in August 2013 than in August 2012. In the preceding two months, prices were approximately at the same level as one year previously.

Prices of existing owner-occupied dwellings were on average 4.4 percent lower in August 2013 than in August 2012. The price drop is less substantial than in the preceding month.

Residential property rents were raised by an average of 4.7 percent in July 2013, the most substantial increase since 1994. Tenants in the highest income category in dwellings owned by social housing corporations faced the highest increase.

The most recent figures released by Statistics Netherlands show that the inflation rate in August was 2.8 percent. In July, consumer prices were still 3.1 percent higher than one year previously.

Selling prices in Dutch manufacturing industry were approximately at the same level in July 2013 as in July 2012 (-0.1 percent). In June, manufacturing prices had also remained fairly stable relative to the same month last year.

Prices of existing owner-occupied dwellings were on average 5.0 percent lower in July 2013 than in July 2012. The price drop is much smaller than in the preceding month when house prices fell by 9.6 percent.

The Dutch inflation rate climbed to 3.1 percent in July, the highest level since September 2008.

Selling prices in Dutch manufacturing industry were the same in June 2013 as in June 2012. In the preceding three months, prices had continuously been below the level of twelve months previously.

Prices of own homes were 8.5 percent lower on average in the second quarter of this year than in the same quarter last year. The price drop was largest for detached houses.

Prices of existing owner-occupied dwellings were on average 9.6 percent lower in June 2013 than in June 2012. The price drop is more substantial than in the preceding month when house prices fell by 8.2 percent.

Inflation on all three islands of the Dutch Caribbean fell further in the second quarter of 2013. On Bonaire it fell to 1.5 percent, on St Eustatius to 1.8 percent and on Saba to 1.0 percent. The largest decrease was on St Eustatius, where inflation is still the highest of the three islands.

Dutch inflation rose to 2.9 percent in June. In May consumer prices were on average 2.8 percent higher than a year ago.

Selling prices in manufacturing industry were 1.5 percent lower in May 2013 than in May 2012. Prices have been lower than twelve months previously for three consecutive months now. This is predominantly due to prices of petroleum derivatives.

Food is slightly cheaper in the Netherlands than the EU average. Cigarettes cost slightly more and alcohol slightly less than the EU average.

Prices of existing owner-occupied dwellings were on average 8.2 percent lower in May 2013 than in May 2012. The price drop is larger than in the previous month when house prices fell by 7.6 percent.

According to the most recent figures released by Statistics Netherlands, the inflation rate has risen to 2.8 percent in May. In April, consumer prices were on average 2.6 percent up from one year previously.

In April 2013, the price of cigarettes was twice as high as a decade ago, mainly due to tax increases. Currently, taxes account for nearly three quarters of the price of a packet of cigarettes.

Selling prices of Dutch manufacturing industry were 2.2 percent lower in April 2013 than in April 2012. In March, manufacturers charged 0.9 percent less for their products than twelve months previously. The decrease in both months is predominantly due to prices of petroleum derivatives.

Prices of existing owner-occupied dwellings were on average 7.6 percent lower in April 2013 than in April 2012. The price drop is larger than in the previous month when house prices dropped by 7.0 percent.

Dutch producer prices have increased faster since mid-2009 than on average across the European Union (EU) and the Netherlands’ neighbouring countries. The chemical industry had a substantial effect on the stronger price developments in the Netherlands.

The Dutch inflation rate fell substantially in April to 2.6 percent, reaching the lowest level over the past six months.

Output prices of Dutch manufacturing industry were 0.9 percent lower in March 2013 than in March 2012.

Prices of owner-occupied dwellings were on average 8 percent lower in the first quarter of this year than in the first quarter of 2012. The price drop occurred across all provinces, but prices fell most in the western part of the country and in the province of Drenthe.

Prices of existing owner-occupied dwellings were on average 7.0 percent lower in March 2013 than in March 2012. The price drop is less substantial than in the previous month, when house prices dropped by 8.3 percent.

Inflation on Bonaire was 2.5 percent in the first quarter of 2013, slightly down on the fourth quarter of 2012. On St Eustatius, inflation was 3.9 percent in the first quarter, on Saba it was 1.2 percent. Year-on-year price rises were much smaller on these two islands than in the fourth quarter of 2012. This was mainly the result of a reduction in electricity prices.

The latest figures released by Statistics Netherlands show that inflation fell marginally in March to 2.9 percent. In January and February, consumer prices were 3.0 percent up from one year previously.

Output prices of the Dutch manufacturing industry were 0.3 percent higher in February 2013 than in February 2012. The price increase has become gradually less substantial in recent months.

Since October 2012, the Netherlands is among the countries with the highest inflation in the eurozone. This is largely due to increases in VAT, insurance tax and energy tax rates effective since last year.

Prices of existing owner-occupied dwellings were on average 8.3 percent lower in February 2013 than in February 2012. The price drop is less substantial than in the previous month when the house prices were 9.6 percent lower.

The latest figures show that inflation was stable in February. In January as well as in February, consumer prices were 3 percent up from one year previously

The average level of house prices in the European Union (EU) has been stable for three years, although there are great differences in price developments between the countries. In the Netherlands and Spain house prices have been falling since the financial crisis of 2008. In the United Kingdom house prices have recovered since then, while in Germany they were barely affected by the crisis.

Output prices of Dutch manufacturing industry were 0.4 percent higher in January 2013 than in January 2012. The price increase was smaller than in December, when manufacturing prices were 2.0 percent up from twelve months previously.

Prices of existing owner-occupied dwellings sold in January 2013 were on average 9.6 percent lower than in January 2012, the most substantial price drop relative to twelve months previously since the price index of existing residential property was first recorded in 1995.

January’s inflation rate climbed to 3.0 percent, the highest rate in more than four years.

Output prices of Dutch manufacturing industry were nearly 3 percent higher in December 2012 than in December 2011. The price increase was somewhat smaller than in November.

Inflation on Bonaire rose to 2.7 percent in the fourth quarter of 2012. In the third quarter consumer prices were 2.3 percent higher than in the third quarter of 2011. On St Eustatius inflation remained unchanged at 4.6 percent. On Saba it fell from 3.0 to 2.4 percent.

Prices of existing owner-occupied dwellings sold in December 2012 were on average 6.3 percent lower than in December 2011. The price drop relative to one year previously is again less substantial than in the preceding month.

Last year’s inflation rate averaged 2.5 percent. Motor fuel prices increased substantially. Consumer electronics and water became much cheaper. The average price increase of food products was 2.0 percent.

The Dutch inflation rose slightly in December, to 2.9 percent. This is 0.1 of a percent point higher than in November.

Output prices of the Dutch manufacturing industry were more than 3 percent higher in November 2012 than in November 2011. In August, September and October, prices increased by just over 4 percent.

Prices of existing owner-occupied dwellings sold in November 2012 were on average 6.8 percent lower than in November 2011. The price drop is less substantial than in the previous four months.

The inflation rate in the Netherlands fell marginally to 2.8 percent in November. Consumer prices in October were still 2.9 percent higher than one year previously.

Output prices of the Dutch manufacturing industry were 4 percent higher in October 2012 than in October 2011. The increase in manufacturing prices was in the same order of magnitude as in August and September.

The present index series are generally based on 2005 = 100. To keep these index series up to date, a base shift is introduced every fives years. In 2013 the base year 2005 will be replaced by base year 2010 (2010 = 100).

As a result of the prolonged crisis on the Dutch housing market, fees of estate agents, surveyors and notaries in the Netherlands continue to decrease.

Inflation in the Netherlands rose to 2.9 percent in October. This is the highest rate of inflation in the last four years.

Output prices of the Dutch manufacturing industry were more than 4 percent higher in September 2012 than in September 2011. The increase in manufacturing prices was about the same as in August.

Prices of existing owner-occupied dwellings sold in September 2012 were on average 7.9 percent lower than in September 2011. That is about the same price decrease as in July and August, when house prices fell by 8.0 percent relative to twelve months previously.

On all three islands making up the Dutch Caribbean, inflation was lower in the third quarter of 2012 than in the previous quarter. On Bonaire inflation was 2.3 percent, on St Eustatius it was 4.6 percent and on Saba it was 3.0 percent. The main causes of the decreases are lower prices for electricity on St Eustatius and Saba and lower food price increases on Bonaire and Saba.

According to the most recent figures, Dutch inflation remained unchanged in September.

On 1 October 2012, the general VAT rate was raised from 19 to 21 percent, the highest rate ever in the Netherlands. Yet, a vast majority of Dutch entrepreneurs do not consider price rises in the next three months. Many consumers anticipate higher prices next year.

Selling prices in Dutch manufacturing industry were more than 4 percent higher in August 2012 than in August 2011. In July, prices for manufactured products were nearly 2 percent up from twelve months previously.

Prices of existing owner-occupied dwellings sold in August 2012 were on average 8.0 percent down from August 2011. Prices also plummeted 8.0 percent in July relative to twelve months previously.

Inflation remained stable in August. Just like in July, consumer prices were on average 2.3 percent up from one year previously.

Selling prices in Dutch manufacturing industry were 1.7 percent higher in July 2012 than in July 2011. The price increase was somewhat more substantial than in June, when prices of manufactured products had increased by 1.2 percent relative to one year previously.

Prices of existing owner-occupied dwellings sold in July 2012 were on average 8.0 percent down from July 2011. This is the most substantial price drop since the price index of existing residential property was first recorded in 1995.

The price of cigarettes and hand-rolled cigarette tobacco rose by 38 percent over the last 5 years. This is substantially more than the 10 percent inflation rate in this period.

Figures published that Dutch inflation rose to 2.3 percent in July, 0.2 of a percent point up on June.

Selling prices in Dutch manufacturing industry were 1.3 percent higher in June 2012 than in June 2011. In May, prices of manufactured products increased by 2.2 percent relative to one year previously.

Prices of existing owner-occupied dwellings sold in June 2012 were on average 4.4 percent down on June 2011. The drop in house prices is less substantial than in the preceding months.

The inflation rate on the Dutch Caribbean islands was substantially lower in the second quarter of 2012 than in the first quarter.

According to the latest figures, inflation remained stable in June. Just as in May, consumer prices were on average 2.1 percent up from one year previously .

Selling prices in Dutch manufacturing industry were 2.1 percent higher in May 2012 than in May 2011. In April, prices of manufactured products increased by 2.6 percent relative to one year previously.

Prices of existing owner-occupied dwellings sold in May 2012 were on average 5.5 percent down on May 2011. According to the price index of existing residential property – a joint publication by Statistics Netherlands and the Land Registry Office – the drop in house prices is more substantial than in the preceding months.

Inflation rate fell to 2.1 percent in May, the lowest rate in more than twelve months.

Selling prices in Dutch manufacturing industry were 2.6 percent higher in April than twelve months previously.

Prices of existing owner-occupied dwellings sold in April 2012 were on average 5.2 percent down on April 2011.

Inflation in the Netherlands fell to 2.4 percent in April 2012. In March inflation was 2.5 percent.

Selling prices in Dutch manufacturing industry were 3.8 percent higher in March than twelve months previously.

Prices of existing owner-occupied dwellings sold in March 2012 were on average 4.7 percent down on March 2011. According to the price index of existing residential property – a joint publication by Statistics Netherlands and the Land Registry Office – the price drop was more substantial than in the preceding month, when residential property prices were 3.4 percent down on one year previously.

The litre price of Euro95 averaged 1.776 euro in March 2012. Consumers can obtain cheaper petrol at self-service stations.

For the third in a row, the inflation rate was stable at 2.5 percent in March 2012.

Selling prices in Dutch manufacturing industry were 4.8 percent higher in February than twelve months previously versus a 5.5 percent price increase in January. Over the past six months, selling prices have increased less rapidly.

Prices of existing owner-occupied dwellings sold in February 2012 were on average 3.4 percent down on February 2011.

Inflation was 2.5 percent in February 2012, the same as in January. Inflation has been quite stable since July 2011.

The average Dutch household spent 156 euro on gas and electricity in January 2012, i.e. 13 euro more than one year previously.

Prices of crude oil, natural gas and coal were significantly higher in 2011 than in 2010. The price increase is partly caused by the rising global demand for energy, the Japan earthquake in 2011 and the less favourable exchange rate of the euro against the dollar.

Prices of existing owner-occupied houses sold in January 2012 were on average 3.3 percent down on January 2011.

Dutch companies quoted at the Amsterdam Stock Exchange paid out nearly 12 billion euro in dividends to their shareholders in 2011, an increase by 600 million euro relative to 2010. Nearly all dividends were paid out by non-financial companies.

Consumer prices for bread, meat and fresh vegetables were raised across the retail sector last year. In the past five years, price increases were most noticeable in specialist shops.

The inflation rate in the Netherlands rose to 2.5 percent in January. In December, consumer prices were 2.4 percent higher than one year previously.

Selling prices in Dutch manufacturing industry were 6 percent higher in December 2011 than in December 2010. The price increases were less substantial than in November, when prices were nearly 8 percent up on one year previously.

Average consumer prices in the Dutch Caribbean rose dramatically in 2011 relative to one year previously.

Prices of existing owner-occupied houses were on average 4.0 percent lower in December 2011 than in December 2010.

In January 2012, it is ten years ago that euro coins and banknotes were introduced in twelve European countries. Throughout the past decade, inflation in the Netherlands and the eurozone has been stable and low.

The most recent figures released by Statistics Netherlands show that inflation was 2.4 percent in December, i.e. below the level of the preceding months when inflation varied around 2.6 percent lag.

Selling prices in the Dutch manufacturing industry were nearly 8 percent higher in November 2011 than in November 2010. The price increase was in the same order of magnitude as in October.

Prices of existing owner-occupied houses were on average 3.3 percent lower in November 2011 than in November 2010.

In November the Dutch inflation rate was 2.6 percent, just like October’s inflation rate.

Selling prices in the Dutch manufacturing industry were 8 percent higher in October 2011 than in October 2010. The price increase was less substantial than in preceding months. In August and September manufacturing prices were nearly 10 percent higher than one year previously.

Prices of existing owner-occupied houses were on average 2.8 percent lower in October 2011 than in October 2010

October’s inflation rate dropped marginally to 2.6 percent.

Selling prices in Dutch manufacturing industry were nearly 10 percent higher in September 2011 than in September 2010. The price increase is the same as in August.

Prices of existing owner-occupied houses were on average 2.9 percent lower in September 2011 than in September 2010.

Inflation on St Eustatius rose to 11.2 percent in the third quarter of 2011. On Bonaire inflation was with 5.9 percent also higher than in the second quarter. On Saba inflation decreased to 6.6 percent.

The Dutch inflation rose to 2.7 percent in September. It was up from 2.6 percent in August.

Selling prices in Dutch manufacturing industry were nearly 10 percent higher in August 2011 than in August 2010. The price increase is somewhat less substantial than in July, when selling prices were slightly less than 10 percent up on the same month last year.

Prices of existing owner-occupied dwellings in the Netherlands have dropped almost continually since mid-2008.

Prices of existing owner-occupied houses were on average 2.8 percent lower in August 2011 than in August 2010.

The latest figures show that the inflation rate remained stable in August. Consumer prices were on average 2.6 percent higher than one year previously, just as in July.

Selling prices in Dutch manufacturing industry were 10 percent higher in July 2011 than in July 2010. The price increase is more substantial than in June, when selling prices were 9 percent up on the same month last year.

Prices of products frequently bought by Dutch consumers have risen twice as fast over the past five years as less frequently bought products.

Prices of existing owner-occupied houses were on average 2.3 percent lower in July 2011 than in July 2010.

Inflation on the islands making up the Dutch Caribbean was substantially higher in the second quarter of 2011 than in the first quarter. The rate was highest on St Eustatius, at 10.5 percent, up from 7.0 percent in the first quarter.

July’s inflation rate was 2.6 percent versus 2.3 percent in June.

Dutch Manufacturers raised their prices by 9 percent in June 2011 relative to June 2010. For the third month running, the price increase was less substantial than in the preceding month.

Prices of existing owner-occupied houses were on average 1.9 percent lower in June 2011 than in June 2010.

With 2.3 percent, June’s inflation rate was the same as in May. According to the most recent figures, the rate has risen from 0.8 percent in June 2010 to 2.3 percent in June 2011.

Factory gate prices in the Dutch manufacturing industry were over 10 percent higher in May than twelve months previously.

Prices of existing owner-occupied houses were on average 1.8 percent lower in May 2011 than in May 2010.

The inflation rate in the Netherlands rose to 2.3 percent in May, the highest figure in thirty months. The rate in April was 2.1 percent.

Factory gate prices in the Dutch manufacturing industry were almost 12 percent higher in April than twelve months previously. The price increase was slightly less substantial than in March and February, when prices were nearly 13 percent up on one year previously.

Prices of existing owner-occupied houses were on average 2.1 percent lower in April 2011 than in April 2010. According to the price index of existing residential property – a joint publication by Statistics Netherlands and the Land Registry Office – house prices dropped more dramatically in April than in March, when they were 1.1 percent lower than one year previously.

The Dutch inflation rate reached 2.1 percent in April, exceeding the 2.0 percent barrier for the first time since November 2008. The rate in March was 2.0 percent.

The Dutch inflation rate in March 20100 was one of the lowest in the EU.

Factory gate prices in the Dutch manufacturing industry were almost 13 percent up in March on twelve months previously.

Prices of existing owner-occupied houses were on average 1.1 percent lower in March 2011 than in March 2010.

Dutch consumer prices were 2.0 percent up in March versus 1.9 percent in February relative to the same month last year.

Prices of metals in their primary form like iron, steel or copper were nearly 20 percent higher in February 2011 from one year previously. For the twelfth consecutive month, selling prices have risen relative to the same month in the preceding year, but prices are still below the level of mid-2008.

The growth rateof prices of manufactured products has accelerated in the past months. February’s selling prices were almost 13 percent up on twelve months previously.

Over the past four years, the inflation rate was below average for households relying on benefits, because they have a spending pattern different from other types of households.

Prices of existing owner-occupied houses were on average 1.5 percent lower in February 2011 than in February 2010. According to the price index of existing residential property – a joint publication by Statistics Netherlands and the Land Registry Office – house prices dropped more substantially in February than in January, when they were 1.1 percent down on one year previously.

The inflation rate in the Netherlands dropped marginally to 1.9 percent in February 2011. In January this year, consumer prices were 2.0 percent up on January 2010.

Prices in manufacturing industry increased further in January. Selling prices were more than 11 percent up on twelve months previously, i.e. half a percentage point higher than in December 2010.

January’s inflation rate has climbed to 2.0 percent whereas in December, consumer prices were on average 1.9 percent higher than one year previously.

Factory gate prices in Dutch manufacturing industry were almost 11 percent higher in December than in December 2009. In November, prices rose by over 9 percent compared with one year previously.

Prices of existing owner-occupied houses sold in December 2010 were on average 0.8 percent lower than in December 2009.

Inflation was 1.9 percent in December, versus 1.6 percent in November. December’s rate is the second highest after March 2009.

Factory gate prices in the Dutch manufacturing industry were almost 10 percent higher in November than in November 2009.

Prices of existing owner-occupied houses sold in November 2010 were on average 1.1 percent lower than in November 2009.

The inflation rate in November stood at 1.6 percent. The inflation rate has been fairly constant since July.

Factory gate prices in the Dutch manufacturing industry were 9 percent higher in October than in the same month last year. The price rise was the same as in September.

Prices of existing owner-occupied houses sold in October 2010 were on average 1.1 percent lower than in October 2009

The Dutch inflation rate stayed the same in October. Consumer prices were on average 1.6 percent higher than the year before, as was the case in September.

The financial crisis in the autumn of 2008 ended a long period of rising house prices.

In September, factory gate prices in the Dutch manufacturing industry were nearly 9 percent higher than in September 2009. In August, manufactured products were nearly 8 percent more expensive than the year before. After a few months in which the price increases gradually slowed down, the price increase started to increase on the preceding month again.

Prices of existing owner-occupied houses sold in September 2010 were on average 0.6 percent lower than in September 2009.

“You can only govern a country, if you know the figures”, is a slogan used by Statistics Netherlands. The slogan also applies to the islands of Bonaire, Saint. Eustatius and Saba, together constituting the Dutch Caribbean.

One of the cornerstones in the description of the economy is the measurement of price increases, or inflation. Alongside actually observed inflation, economists are also confronted by perceived inflation.

Since several months, food prices are rising again after a year of sometimes sharp price falls.

September’s inflation rate was 1.6 percent, versus 1.5 percent in August.

In August, factory gate prices in the Dutch manufacturing industry were nearly 8 percent higher than one year previously. The increase was 1.2 percent point less than in July.

Prices of existing owner-occupied residential property sold in August 2010 were on average 0.4 percent lower than in August 2009. Since February 2009, house prices have been continuously lower than twelve months previously but the downward trend has levelled off in the course of 2010.

The Dutch inflation rate dropped marginally in August to 1.5 percent, i.e. 0.1 percentage points lower than in July. Prices of clothes and petrol had a downward effect on inflation.

In July, factory gate prices in Dutch manufacturing industry were 9 percent higher than one year previously. The increase was slightly less significant than in June.

In June 2010, companies in the sectors manufacturing industry and energy paid 2 percent less for natural gas than in June 2009, whereas the oil price soared by 24 percent.

The amount of rent Dutch tenants pay for their homes was 1.6 percent higher on 1 July 2010 than one year previously. This is the equivalent of an average increase of 7 euro per month. It is the second smallest rent increase since 1960.

According to the price index of existing private residential property – a joint publication by Statistics Netherlands and the Land Registry Office – prices of houses sold in July 2010 were down by an average of 0.9 percent compared to July 2009.

The inflation rate in July rose to 1.6 percent. The rate has not been this high since May 2009. The most recent figures show that natural gas prices had a considerable upward effect on inflation.

In the second quarter of 2010, prices of existing owner-occupied dwellings in the municipality of Amsterdam were 0.7 percent higher than in the same period in 2008.

In June, factory gate prices in Dutch manufacturing were more than 9 percent up on June 2009. The increase was less substantial than in the two preceding months, when prices rose by nearly 11 percent relative to one year previously.

According to the house price index of existing own homes, prices of houses sold in June 2010 were down by an average of 1.4 percent on June 2009.

Inflation fell to 0.8 percent in June. This is 0.2 of a percent point lower than in May.

In May, factory gate prices in Dutch manufacturing were 10.5 percent up on one year previously. The increase was in the same order of magnitude as in April. In the preceding months, price rises accelerated rapidly.

In the last three years it has become a lot more expensive to have lunch in a company canteen. Prices of simple lunch products rose by 24 percent between May 2007 and May 2010.

According to the house price index of existing own homes – a joint publication by Statistics Netherlands and the Land Registry Office – prices of houses sold in May 2010 were on average 2.2 percent down on May 2009.

In the first quarter of 2010, sea shipping rates were 12 percent higher than In the previous quarter.

Dutch inflation dropped to 1.0 percent in May, i.e. 0.1 percentage points lower than in April. At the same time, the inflation rate in the eurozone has risen.

In April, marketing prices in Dutch manufacturing were nearly 11 percent up on April 2009.

According to the price index of existing owner-occupied houses – a joint publication by Statistics Netherlands and the Land Registry Office – prices of houses sold in April 2010 were on average 2.2 percent down on April 2009.

Dutch inflation rose to 1.1 percent in April 2010. This is 0.1 of a percent point higher than in March.

In March, factory gate prices in Dutch manufacturing were nearly 8 percent up on March 2009. The price increase was somewhat more substantial than in February, when prices were 6 percent higher than in February 2009.

According to the price index of existing owner-occupied houses prices of houses sold in March 2010 were on average 3.5 percent down on March 2009.

The Dutch inflation rate in March 2010 was 1.0 percent, i.e. 0.2 percentage points higher than in February.

In February, factory gate prices in Dutch manufacturing were over 6 percent up on February 2009. In January, prices of manufactured products were nearly 5 percent higher than twelve months previously.

According to the price index of existing owner-occupied houses – a joint publication by Statistics Netherlands and the Land Registry Office – prices of houses sold in February 2010 were on average 4.2 percent down on February 2009.

In February 2010, the average price of eggs was 11 percent higher than one year ago.

Dutch inflation stood at 0.8 percent in February 2010.

Factory gate prices in Dutch manufacturing were nearly 5 percent higher in January than one year previously. In December, prices of manufactured products were 1 percent higher. After a year of price cuts, prices are rising again.

According to the price index of existing owner-occupied houses, a joint publication by Statistics Netherlands and the Land Registry Office, prices of houses sold in January 2010 were on average 5.3 percent lower than in January 2009.

The Dutch inflation rate in January 2010 was 0.8 percent. This is 0.3 percent point lower than in December. Inflation fell for the first time in five months.

In 2009, prices of existing owner-occupied dwellings were on average 3.3 percent down on 2008, although they were still 8.4 percent higher in 2009 than in 2005. There are considerable differences between the municipalities in the Netherlands.

Factory gate prices in Dutch manufacturing were 1 percent higher in December 2009 than one year previously. Prices rose for the first time after a year of price cuts.

According to the European definition, inflation in the Netherlands was 1.0 percent in 2009. This is the same as the average for the European Union.

Prices of existing owner-occupied houses sold in December were on average 5.3 percent lower than in December 2008.

December’s inflation rate was 1.1 percent, that is 0.1 percent points up on November.

Factory gate prices in Dutch manufacturing were 4 percent lower in November 2009 than one year previously.

Prices of existing owner-occupied houses sold in November were on average 4.7 percent down on November 2008. The price drop is less substantial than in October, when houses were 5.2 percent cheaper than one year previously.

Houses prices (excl. new construction) were 20 thousand euro lower on average in October 2009 than twelve months previously. This substantial drop was the result of lower prices for the houses themselves; added to this, however, relatively fewer expensive houses were sold.

In the third quarter of 2009, fees charged by estate agents and surveyors were more than 2 percent down on one year previously. This is due to declining sales of residential property, fewer assignments on the property market and fierce competition.

Inflation in the Netherlands was 1.0 percent in November 2009, an increase by 0.3 percentage points relative to October.

The consumer price index shows the price changes of goods and services in the Netherlands.

Factory gate prices in Dutch manufacturing were nearly 9 percent lower in October 2009 than in October 2008. The price drop was much less substantial than in September, when manufactured products were 12.5 percent cheaper than one year previously.

In the third quarter of 2009, international road haulage rates were more than 4 percent down on last year’s third quarter. International courier services were 3.5 percent cheaper.

Prices of Dutch existing owner-occupied houses sold in October 2009 were on average 5.2 percent down on October 2008.

Inflation was 0.7 percent in October 2009. In September, consumer prices were 0.4 percent higher than one year previously.

Factory gate prices in Dutch manufacturing were 12.5 percent lower in September 2009 than in September 2008.

Prices of Dutch houses (excl. new construction) sold in September 2009 were on average 5.3 percent lower than in September 2008.

Bread is one of our basic food products. The Dutch spend nearly 4 times as much on bread as on potatoes, rice and pasta together.

The inflation rate in the Netherlands rose marginally in September 2009 to 0.4 percent, i.e. 0.1 percentage points higher than last month and 0.2 percentage points higher than in July.

Factory gate prices in Dutch manufacturing industry were 12.5 percent lower in August 2009 than in August 2008. The price drop was less substantial than in July, when prices of manufactured products were 15 percent lower than one year previously.

The decrease in house prices continued unabated in August 2009, as prices of existing houses sold in that month were 5.6 percent lower on average than twelve months previously.

Dutch inflation was 0.3 percent in August 2009, i.e. 0.1 percentage points higher than in July, when the lowest level since 1987 was reached.

Factory gate prices in Dutch manufacturing industry were 15 percent lower in July than in July 2008. In June, manufactured products were 14 percent cheaper than one year previously

Rents of residential property were raised by 2.8 percent on 1 July 2009, the most substantial increase since July 2004. The harmonisation accounts for 0.4 percentage points of the rent increase.

Prices of existing houses sold in July 2009 were on average 4.4 percent lower than twelve months previously. For the sixth month in a row, prices of residential property were lower than one year previously.

As from July, the average Dutch household pays 25 euro less on gas and electricity each month than in the first six months of 2009, mainly as a result of the lower gas price. The monthly energy bill is now down to 139 euro.

The Dutch inflation rate was 0.2 percent in July 2009, the lowest since December 1987. In June, inflation was still 1.4 percent.

Prices of entrance fees for zoos, amusement parks, theatres and museums have been raised considerably over the past eighteen months. Entrance fees of museums and zoos were raised by no less than 10 percent.

Dutch manufactured products were nearly 14 percent cheaper in June 2009 than in June 2008. The price drop was virtually the same as in May. In June, factory gate prices were over 1 percent up on May 2009.

Prices of existing houses sold in June 2009 were on average 3.7 percent lower than twelve months previously. For the fifth month in a row, prices of residential property were lower than one year previously.

The Dutch inflation rate was 1.4 percent in June 2009, i.e. 0.2 percentage points lower than in May. The eurozone inflation rate dropped by 0.1 percentage points to -0.1 percent.

Pet owners have faced substantial increases in the costs of their animals in recent years. Since  2006 prices of pets and pet-related products and services have risen by more than inflation

The Dutch inflation rate in May 2009 was 1.6 percent.

Prices in Dutch sea shipping were 15.5 percent lower in the first quarter of this year compared with the previous quarter. Shipping companies have substantially reduced rates for container transport in particular.

The inflation rate in April 2009 was 1.8 percent. This is 0.2 percent point lower than in March.

Consumer goods and services cost on average 30 percent more in 2008 than in 1996. Not all goods cost more than twelve years ago, however.

In the first quarter of 2009, lease car prices were 4.3 percent higher than one year previously. This is mainly due to a steep drop in prices for second-hand cars.

Since the summer of 2007, prices of used cars have fallen continuously.

Dutch inflation stood at 2.0 percent in March 2009, the same as in February.

The Dutch spend 11 times as much on cars as they do on public transport, but public transport rates rise faster. In January 2009, public transport prices increased by 3.5 percent, the largest price increase since January 2004.

In the fourth quarter of 2008, fees of estate agents and surveyors were 1.1 percent down on one year previously.

Inflation in the Netherlands was 2.0 percent in February, i.e. 0.1 percentage points up on January.

Dutch container shipping to and from the Netherlands cost nearly 4 percent less in the fourth quarter of 2008 than in the previous quarter. The main reasons for this were decreasing demand, excess capacity and lower fuel prices.

Early 2009, the energy bill for households is considerably higher than one year previously. On the basis of the rates of January 2009, a household with an average gas and electricity consumption will annually spend 1,964 euro on energy, 239 euro more than in January 2008.

Inflation in the Netherlands was 1.9 percent in January, the same as in December 2008.

The average price increase of manufactured products was 7.2 percent last year relative to 2007. This is the most substantial price increase in the span of 8 years.

In the third quarter of 2008, prices of commercial services were 2.7 percent up on one year previously, the largest price increase in two years.

The inflation rate in the Netherlands averaged 1.9 percent in December, i.e. 0.4 percentage points down on November. For the fourth month running, the rate was lower than in the preceding month.

Dutch inflation was 2.3 percent in November 2008. This is substantially lower than a few months earlier, when steadily increasing oil and food prices threatened to push up inflation. In July and August inflation reached 3.2 percent.

Although the excise on cigarettes went up in July 2008, smokers only started paying more in November.

The annual inflation rate in the Netherlands averaged 3.2 percent over the twentieth century. There were peaks and troughs in the past century.

The Dutch inflation rate over November stood at 2.3 percent, 0.5 percentage points down on October. For the third month running, inflation declined relative to the previous month.

Prices in the hotel and restaurant sector have risen by more than 40 percent since 1998.

Consumers have been confronted by strong price increases in the shops in the last six months. In spite of this they have been spending less and less of their total spending on food in recent decades.

Consumer price index put Dutch inflation at 3.1 percent in September. This is slightly down on August’s 3.2 percent. The decrease was mainly the result of developments in petrol prices.

Inflation was 3.2 percent in August.

In July 2008, prices of basic metal products were 5 percent up o none year previously reaching an unprecedented price level.

Dutch inflation stood at 3.2 percent in July, i.e. 0.6 percentage points higher than in June. For the first time since 2002, the rate crossed the 3 percent mark.

In the second quarter of 2008, selling prices of existing owner-occupied houses were 12.5 percent above the average house value based on the Act on Property Assessment (WOZ) with reference date 1 January 2005.

In the first quarter of 2008 coal used to produce electricity cost 40 percent more than in the same period last year. Coal prices have been rising substantially since the second quarter of 2007.

The inflation rate in June was 2.6 percent, i. e. 0.3 percentage points up on May. The increase is mainly caused by surging petrol prices.

Since September 2007, Dutch consumers have been paying more for their groceries every month. The 6.3 percent increase in food prices in May 2008 was the largest since 2002.

The consumer price index shows that in May 2008 Dutch inflation was 2.3 percent, i.e. 0.3 percentage points up on April. The increase is mainly caused by higher food and fuel prices.

Statistics Netherlands and the Land Registry Office together publish the price index existing owner-occupied dwellings (PBK). The Land Registry Office also publishes the average purchase price of residential property sold. Occasionally, the average dwelling purchase price drops, whereas the PBK rises. How is this possible and what is true?

Consumer prices index, inflation in the Netherlands was 2.0 percent in April. This is 0.2 of a percent point lower than in March.

Services of notaries in the Netherlands cost 1.8 percent less in the fourth quarter of 2007 than in the previous quarter. This is the lowest price level since the fourth quarter of 2003.

In the first quarter of 2008, car lease rates dropped by nearly 2 percent relative to the previous quarter.

The website of Statistics Netherlands now comprises a personal inflation calculator. Everyone in the Netherlands can work out his or her personal inflation by filling in the amounts they spend on various categories of consumption.

March’s inflation rate of 2.2 percent was the same as in February. Since September 2007, food prices have forced up inflation.

Food manufacturers been raising the prices of their products on the domestic market almost continuously since mid-2006.

Dutch inflation was 2.2 percent in February. This is 0.2 of a percentage point up on January’s 2.0 percent.

An average Dutch households paid 1.5 percent more for its gas and electricity in January 2008 than in the previous month.

January’s inflation rate was 2.0 percent, an increase by 0.1 percentage points relative to December, when the annual price increase was 1.9 percent.

In December 2007, prices of existing owner-occupied homes were 4.1 percent higher than twelve months previously. This price increase is at about the same level as the average increase in the four preceding years.

The average inflation rate in the Netherlands over 2007 was 1.6 percent.

Dutch inflation was 1.9 percent in December, the same as in the previous month

Dutch inflation rose to 1.9 percent in November 2007.

Dutch inflation was 1.6 percent in October 2007, i.e. 0.3 percentage points up on September.

Dutch inflation was 1.3 percent in September 2007, i.e. 0.2 percentage points higher than in August.

Dutch inflation was 1.1 percent in August 2007, i.e. 0.4 percentage points lower than in July, when consumer prices were on average 1.5 percent higher than one year previously.

Dutch inflation was down to 1.5 percent in July 2007.

Inflation fell to 1.7 percent in June 2007. In May consumer prices were on average 1.8 percent higher than twelve months previously.

Inflation remained stable in May. Just like in March and April consumer prices were on average 1.8 percent higher than one year previously.

Dutch inflation remained unchanged in April. The consumer price index shows that, just as in March, consumer prices were on average 1.8 percent higher than twelve months ago.

In March 2007, Dutch inflation was 1.8 percent.

Inflation in the Netherlands was 1.5 percent in February 2007.

In January 2007, inflation in the Netherlands was 1.4 percent. The rate was higher than in December, when prices were 1.1 percent up on one year previously, as the consumer price index.

The inflation rate over 2006 averaged 1.1 percent, unprecedented since 1989.

The inflation rate stood at 0.9 percent in October 2006, the lowest result since March 1989.

The Dutch inflation rate reached 1.1 percent in September 2006. In August consumer prices were 1.4 percent up on the year before.

The Dutch inflation rate in August 2006 reached 1.4 percent. This is slightly higher than in July.

The Dutch inflation rate in July 2006 was unchanged.

Inflation in the Netherlands was 1.3 percent in June 2006.

The Dutch inflation rate in May 2006 was 1.3 percent. This is a slight increase on April, when prices were up by 1.2 percent on April 2005.

The Dutch inflation rate in April 2006 reached 1.2 percent. This is 0.2 percent points higher than in March.

In March 2006, the Dutch inflation rate was 1.0 percent. This is 0.1 percent point lower than in February. Then consumer prices were 1.1 percent higher than the year before.

Inflation in the Netherlands fell to 1.1 percent in February. This is 0.2 of a percent point down on January. In that month consumer prices were 1.3 percent higher than twelve months previously.

The inflation rate in the Netherlands was 1.3 percent in January 2006. This is a sharp drop from December, when prices were 2.0 percent up on twelve months previously.

Inflation in the Netherlands was 1.7 percent on average in 2005. This is 0.5 of a percent point higher than in 2004, when consumer prices were 1.2 percent higher than one year previously on average.

The Dutch inflation rate in October 2005 decreased to 1.6 percent. In September consumer prices were 1.8 percent higher than in September 2004.

The inflation rate did not change in September 2005. Just as in August consumer prices were 1.8 percent higher than the year before.

The Dutch inflation rate in August 2005 reached 1.8 percent, up 0.2 percent point on June and July. Then prices were 1.6 percent higher than the year before.

Inflation remained stable in July 2005. Just like in June, consumer prices were 1.6 percent higher than twelve months ago, according to Statistics Netherlands’ consumer price index. The annual residential rent increase, effective from 1 July 2005, averaged 2.0 percent.

Dutch consumer prices were 1.6 percent higher in June 2005 than in the same month last year. Inflation is thus 0.3 of a percent point higher than in May, when prices were 1.3 percent higher than twelve months previously. Consumer price index, the increase in inflation in June was caused by higher prices for motor fuels.

The rate of inflation in the Netherlands was 1.3 percent in May. This is 0.2 of a percent point lower than in April, when consumer prices were 1.5 percent higher than twelve months previously.

Dutch inflation fell to 1.5 percent in April 2005. This is 0.3 of a percent point lower than in March, when prices were 1.8 percent higher than twelve months previously. The decrease was mainly caused by price developments for fresh vegetables and tobacco products.

Inflation in the Netherlands was 1.8 percent in March 2005. This is 0.2 of a percent point higher than in February, when prices were 1.6 percent higher than twelve months previously. Fresh vegetables in particular cost more in March.

Inflation in the Netherlands was 1.6 percent in February 2005. This is 0.1 of a percent point higher than in January, when prices were 1.5 percent higher than twelve months previously. The increase in inflation in February was mainly caused by higher prices for car fuels and fresh vegetables. Dutch inflation according to the European harmonised index was 1.5 percent in February.

According to the latest consumer price index (CPI), the average inflation rate in the Netherlands in 2004 was 1.2 percent, a record low since 1989. The low rate is mainly caused by falling prices for food and drinks. The inflation rate according to the European harmonised method (HICP) averaged 1.4 percent in 2004.

The Dutch inflation rate rose to 1.4 percent in October. That is 0.4 percent points higher than in September. The increase is mainly due to price developments in car fuels, fresh vegetables and fruit, clothing and shoes, and flowers and plants. This sharp increase in the inflation rate in October follows a long period of decreases. Last month Statistics Netherlands reported that the inflation rate was at a fifteen year record low.

Dutch consumer prices were on average 1.0 percent higher in September 2004 than in September 2003. This brings the inflation rate down to the lowest level since June 1989. Compared to August 2004 the inflation rate was down by0.1 percent point. This decrease was caused by price developments in food, clothing, flowers and plants.

Consumer price index, consumer prices were on average 1.1 percent higher in August 2004 than in August 2003. This is the same rate as in July. Cheaper potatoes, vegetables and petrol curbed inflation while prices of clothes pushed it up.

Consumer price index, inflation in July 2004 was 1.1 percent, 0.3 of a percent point down on June. The average rent increase, effective from 1 July 2004, was 3.1 percent.

Inflation in the Netherlands was 1.4 percent in June 2004, 0.1 of a percent point lower than in May. Lower petrol prices pushed down inflation in June.

De inflation rate in May 2004 reached 1.5 percent. This is 0.1 percentage point higher than in April. The rising inflation rate in May was entirely due to price developments in car fuels.

In April 2004 the rate of inflation was 1.4 percent, 0.3 of a percent point higher than in March. The increase follows a period of three years when inflation was almost continually falling. The April increase was mainly caused by higher prices for motor fuels and tobacco.

Factory gate prices of Dutch manufactured products were 0.6 percent higher in the first quarter of 2004 than in the fourth quarter of 2003. Prices of imported products hardly changed. The base of the index was shifted from 1995 to 2000 for figures from January 2004 onwards.

Inflation fell further in March 2004, to 1.1 percent . This is the lowest value since August 1989. The decrease was mainly caused by lower prices for food, non-alcoholic drinks and clothes and shoes. Petrol and tobacco had an upward effect on inflation.

Consumer price index, inflation in the Netherlands fell further in February, to 1.2 percent. This is the lowest level since October 1995. The decease was mainly caused by lower prices for food and motor fuels.

Latest consumer price index puts the rate of inflation in the Netherlands at 1.4 percent in January 2004. This is the lowest rate since October 1995. In December 2003 inflation was 1.7 percent.

According to the latest consumer price index the Dutch inflation rate reached 1.7 percent in December 2003. This is the lowest level since 1998. In November the inflation rate was 2.0 percent. The decrease was mainly due to price developments in food and beverages. According to the European harmonised index Dutch inflation was 1.6 percent, which is 0.5 percentage points lower than the Eurozone average.