Consumer Prices

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Inflation describes the change in the price of a particular basket of goods over a certain period of time.

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) measures the price development on a monthly basis. Inflation is usually defined as the change in the annual average.

Average annual inflation rate

CPI all items, Change in % compared to the preceding year
  2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Change in %
0.0 -1.1 -0.4 0.5 0.9 0.4
FSO, Swiss Consumer Price Index (CPI)

The CPI measures the change in prices of goods and services which are representative of the private households'consumption in Switzerland. The weights of the basket are updated annually.

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