In May 2020, a month still marked by COVID-19 containment measures, euro area annual inflation rate was 0.1%, down from 0.3% in April. A year earlier, the rate was 1.2%. The European Union annual inflation was 0.6% in May 2020, down from 0.7% in April. A year earlier, the rate was 1.6%. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.