The annual inflation rate in Lithuania increased to 2.9 percent in October 2018 from a downwardly revised 2.1 percent in the prior month. It was the highest inflation rate since May, amid rising prices of transport (9.3% vs 7.5% in September), such as fuel and lubricants (16.7%); and housing & utilities (5.7% vs 2.4%). Also, inflation quickened for alcoholic beverages & tobacco (2.8% vs 1.9%). Meanwhile, cost eased for food and non-alcoholic beverages (0.2 percent vs 1.0 percent); recreation & culture (1.4% vs 2.1%); health (2.6% vs 2.8%); restaurants & hotels (5.8% vs 6.1) and miscellaneous goods & services (1.9% vs 2.4%).. On a monthly basis, consumer prices were up 0.6 percent, after a downwardly revised 0.4 percent drop in September. Inflation Rate in Lithuania averaged 17.58 percent from 1993 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 707.40 percent in June of 1993 and a record low of -2 percent in January of 2003.

Inflation Rate in Lithuania is expected to be 2.70 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Lithuania to stand at 2.40 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Lithuania Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 2.40 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-09-10 08:45 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.1% 2.5% 2.8%
2018-10-08 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.4% 2.1% 2.7%
2018-11-09 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.9% 2.1% 2.7%
2018-12-10 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.9% 2.6%


Lithuania Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.90 2.10 707.40 -2.00 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.60 -0.40 53.99 -1.30 percent [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 108.42 107.85 108.42 53.84 Index Points [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 108.90 108.20 108.90 0.20 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 107.41 107.00 107.41 61.45 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.70 1.70 14.10 -2.90 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 122.26 117.04 122.26 66.79 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 109.70 109.20 122.10 55.70 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 103.50 100.70 118.20 79.00 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 105.30 101.90 115.40 86.00 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 9.10 8.90 26.20 -19.50 percent [+]
Food Inflation 0.20 1.00 910.70 -7.30 percent [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 102.64 100.83 107.35 0.51 Index Points [+]
Cpi Transportation 108.57 108.54 113.33 2.70 Index Points [+]


Lithuania Inflation Rate

In Lithuania, the most important category in the consumer price index is Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (23 percent of total weight). Transport accounts for 12.9 percent; Housing and Utilities for 11.9 percent; Alcoholic beverages and Tobacco for 9.2 percent; Clothing and Footwear for 8 percent and Recreation and Culture for 7.1 percent. Health; Miscellaneous Goods and Services; Furniture, Household Goods and Maintenance; Restaurants and Hotels; Communication and Education account for the remaining 27.9 percent of total weight. This page provides - Lithuania Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Lithuania Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.90 2.10 707.40 -2.00 1993 - 2018 percent Monthly
2010=100




Country Last
Argentina 45.50 Oct/18
Australia 1.90 Sep/18
Brazil 4.56 Oct/18
Canada 2.20 Sep/18
China 2.50 Oct/18
Euro Area 2.20 Oct/18
France 2.20 Oct/18
Germany 2.50 Oct/18
India 3.31 Oct/18
Indonesia 3.16 Oct/18
Italy 1.60 Oct/18
Japan 1.20 Sep/18
Mexico 4.90 Oct/18
Netherlands 2.10 Oct/18
Russia 3.50 Oct/18
Saudi Arabia 2.10 Sep/18
Singapore 0.70 Sep/18
South Africa 4.90 Sep/18
South Korea 2.00 Oct/18
Spain 2.30 Oct/18
Switzerland 1.10 Oct/18
Turkey 25.24 Oct/18
United Kingdom 2.40 Oct/18
United States 2.50 Oct/18


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