Numbers | November 17, 2014

percent fall in “Sinterklaas inflation” in the Netherlands in 2014 – due largely to a fall in the prices of books and DVDs. Calculated by the ING Economics Department in the Netherlands using Dutch CPI, the Sinterklaas inflation index tracks the price of a basket of goods that are popular holiday gifts, including jewellery, fragrance, chocolate and toys. It compares to overall inflation of +1.1%

Source: ING Economics Department