Latvia Inflation Rate  1998-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Consumer prices in Latvia rose 2.2 percent year-on-year in March of 2018, the most since December and compared to 1.8 percent in the previous month. Cost increased faster for: housing & utilities (2.9 percent vs 2.4 percent in February); transport (2.7 percent vs 2.5 percent); alcoholic beverages & tobacco (4.2 percent vs 0.3 percent); health (4.2 percent vs 3.9 percent) and restaurants & hotels (2.8 percent vs 2.2 percent). Meanwhile, inflation was steady for food & non-alcoholic beverages (1.2 percent) and slowed for recreation & culture (1.6 percent vs 1.9 percent) and miscellaneous goods & services (6.8 percent vs 8 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices inched up 1.2 percent, following a 0.2 percent gain in January. Inflation Rate in Latvia averaged 3.68 percent from 1998 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 17.70 percent in May of 2008 and a record low of -4.30 percent in February of 2010.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-02-12 11:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2% 2.2% 2.3%
2018-03-08 11:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.8% 2% 1.9%
2018-04-10 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.2% 1.8% 2%
2018-05-11 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.2% 2%
2018-06-08 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.9%
2018-07-10 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.1%


Latvia Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.20 1.80 17.70 -4.30 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 1.20 0.20 3.50 -1.10 percent [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 105.05 103.72 105.05 44.44 Index Points [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 105.30 104.00 109.00 22.60 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 104.10 102.43 104.15 50.26 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.90 1.90 14.30 -5.20 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 1.18 1.19 1.19 0.42 percent [+]
Producer Prices 115.70 115.10 115.70 69.10 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 3.50 3.40 17.70 -9.30 percent [+]
Export Prices 103.10 102.60 119.20 43.70 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 97.60 97.90 121.20 52.40 Index Points [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 101.90 101.50 102.10 35.10 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 104.10 103.50 111.60 55.30 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.20 1.20 21.60 -7.80 percent [+]


Latvia Inflation Rate

In Latvia, the most important category in the consumer price index is Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (23.7 percent of total weight). Housing and Utilities accounts for 16.2 percent; Transport for 13.6 percent; Alcoholic beverages and Tobacco for 8.2 percent; Recreation and Culture for 8 percent and Clothing and Footwear for 5.8 percent. Health; Miscellaneous Goods and Services; Furniture, Household Goods and Maintenance; Restaurants and Hotels; Communication and Education account for the remaining 24.5 percent of total weight. This page provides - Latvia Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Latvia Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.20 1.80 17.70 -4.30 1998 - 2018 percent Monthly
2015=100




inflation rate by Country
Country Last
Australia 1.90 Mar/18
Brazil 2.68 Mar/18
Canada 2.30 Mar/18
China 2.10 Mar/18
Euro Area 1.30 Mar/18
France 1.60 Mar/18
Germany 1.60 Mar/18
India 4.28 Mar/18
Indonesia 3.40 Mar/18
Italy 0.80 Mar/18
Japan 1.10 Mar/18
Mexico 5.04 Mar/18
Netherlands 1.00 Mar/18
Russia 2.40 Mar/18
South Korea 1.30 Mar/18
Spain 1.20 Mar/18
Switzerland 0.80 Mar/18
Turkey 10.23 Mar/18
United Kingdom 2.50 Mar/18
United States 2.40 Mar/18


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