Finland's annual inflation rate fell to 1.1 percent in March 2019 from a three-month high of 1.3 percent in the previous month. Cost advanced at a softer rate for both restaurants & hotels (2.4 percent vs 2.6 percent in February) and alcoholic beverages & tobacco (3.1 percent vs 3.2 percent), while cost was flat for furnishings & household equipment (vs 0.5 percent in February). In addition, cost fell faster for both recreation & culture (-1.1 percent vs -0.3 percent) and clothing & footwear (-1.8 percent vs -1.3 percent). In contrast, inflation was steady for both health (at 1.3 percent) and education (at 1.3 percent). Meantime, cost rose slightly faster for both housing & utilities (2.4 percent vs 2.3 percent) and miscellaneous goods & services (1.2 percent vs 1.1 percent). At the same time, prices of transport increased much faster (1.3 percent vs 0.2 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices increased by 0.1 percent in March, following a 0.5 percent rise in February. Inflation Rate in Finland averaged 4.73 percent from 1961 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 19.31 percent in January of 1975 and a record low of -1.54 percent in October of 2009.

Inflation Rate in Finland is expected to be 1.40 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Finland to stand at 1.60 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Finland Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 1.80 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-01-14 07:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.2% 1.3% 1.3%
2019-02-19 07:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.1% 1.2% 1.1%
2019-03-14 07:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.3% 1.1% 1.1%
2019-04-15 06:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.1% 1.3% 1.2%
2019-05-14 06:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.1%
2019-06-14 06:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY
2019-07-15 06:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.4%


Finland Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 1.10 1.30 19.31 -1.54 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.10 0.50 0.63 -0.70 percent [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 103.20 103.00 103.20 71.20 Index Points [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 102.90 102.80 102.90 5.10 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 102.25 102.16 102.48 74.18 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 0.50 0.70 5.70 0.00 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 116.05 116.26 116.26 25.92 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 2046.00 2043.00 2063.00 106.00 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 3.00 3.20 7.80 -9.70 percent [+]
Export Prices 106.40 106.30 118.20 93.70 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 108.40 107.70 112.60 76.00 Index Points [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 146.55 146.28 146.55 96.47 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 102.50 101.90 104.80 97.50 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 0.90 2.00 10.70 -6.20 percent [+]


Finland Inflation Rate

In Finland, the most important category in the consumer price index is housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (24.6 percent of total weight). Food and non-alcoholic beverages accounts for 13.5 percent; transport for 13.4 percent and recreation and culture for 11.5 percent. Consumer price index in Finland also includes miscellaneous goods and services (7.4 percent); restaurants and hotels (6.8 percent) and furnishings, household equipment and routine household maintenance (5.4 percent). Health; alcoholic beverages and tobacco; clothing and footwear; communication and education account for remaining 17.3 percent of total weight. This page provides the latest reported value for - Finland Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Finland Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.10 1.30 19.31 -1.54 1961 - 2019 percent Monthly
2015=100; NSA




Country Last Previous
Argentina 54.70 Mar/19
Australia 1.80 Dec/18
Brazil 4.58 Mar/19
Canada 1.90 Mar/19
China 2.30 Mar/19
Euro Area 1.40 Mar/19
France 1.10 Mar/19
Germany 1.30 Mar/19
India 2.86 Mar/19
Indonesia 2.48 Mar/19
Italy 1.00 Mar/19
Japan 0.50 Mar/19
Mexico 4.00 Mar/19
Netherlands 2.80 Mar/19
Russia 5.30 Mar/19
Saudi Arabia -2.20 Feb/19
Singapore 0.50 Feb/19
South Africa 4.50 Mar/19
South Korea 0.40 Mar/19
Spain 1.30 Mar/19
Switzerland 0.70 Mar/19
Turkey 19.71 Mar/19
United Kingdom 1.90 Mar/19
United States 1.90 Mar/19


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