Consumer Prices

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The CPI measures the change in prices of goods and services which are representative of the private households'consumption in Switzerland. It indicates how much consumers have to increase or to decrease their expenditure to maintain the same volume of consumption, despite the variations in prices.

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Annual change

CPI all items, Change in % compared to the preceding year
  2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Change in %
0.0 -1.1 -0.4 0.5 0.9

Swiss CPI on all basis

CPI all items, Index on the basis (=100 points)
  04/19 05/19 06/19 07/19 08/19 09/19
December 2015 102.4 102.7 102.7 102.1 102.1 102.0
December 2010 99.6 99.9 99.9 99.4 99.4 99.3
December 2005 103.8 104.1 104.1 103.6 103.5 103.4
May 2000 109.2 109.6 109.5 109.0 109.0 108.9
May 1993 115.9 116.2 116.2 115.6 115.6 115.5
December 1982 160.5 161.0 160.9 160.1 160.1 159.9
September 1977 200.1 200.7 200.6 199.6 199.6 199.4
September 1966 337.3 338.4 338.3 336.5 336.5 336.1
August 1939 762.1 764.4 764.2 760.3 760.2 759.3
June 1914 1'045.5 1'048.7 1'048.4 1'043.0 1'042.9 1'041.7
FSO, Consumer Price Index
CPI all items, Percentage change with respect to the
  04/19 05/19 06/19 07/19 08/19 09/19
previous month 0.2 0.3 0.0 -0.5 0.0 -0.1
same month last year 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.3 0.3 0.1
FSO, Consumer Price Index

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Statistical sources and concepts

On this topic

Consumer Prices

Swiss CPI, Inflation, Purchasing Power

Producer and Import Prices

Production, Wholesale, Importation, PPI, IPI, KBOB

Harmonized Consumer Prices

Comparing inflation internationally

Contact

Federal Statistical Office Section Prices
Espace de l'Europe 10
CH-2010 Neuchâtel
Switzerland
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+41 58 463 69 00

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