Lithuania's annual inflation increased to 2.5 percent in April of 2021, the highest level since February 2020, from 1.6 percent in the previous month, due mainly to a faster rise in transport prices (7.2 percent vs 5.1 percent), while housing & utilities prices rebounded (0.6 percent vs -1.7 percent in March). At the same time, prices advanced more for both recreation & culture (3.5 percent vs 2.2 percent) and miscellaneous goods & services (2.6 percent vs 1.6 percent), while those of clothing & footwear recovered (0.5 percent vs -1.6 percent). Meantime, prices of alcoholic beverages & tobacco continued to increase (0.8 percent vs 1.7 percent). By contrast, prices fell further for food & non-alcoholic beverages (-0.1 percent, the same pace as in March). On a monthly basis, consumer prices were up 0.9 percent in April, following an 1.0 percent rise in March. source: Statistics Lithuania

Inflation Rate in Lithuania averaged 16.17 percent from 1993 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 707.40 percent in June of 1993 and a record low of -2 percent in January of 2003. This page provides - Lithuania Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Lithuania Inflation Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2021.

Inflation Rate in Lithuania is expected to be 2.10 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 2.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Lithuania Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 1.90 percent in 2022 and 2.20 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Lithuania Inflation Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.50 1.60 707.40 -2.00 1993 - 2021 percent Monthly
2010=100


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-02-12 07:00 AM Jan 0.3% 0.2% 0.5%
2021-03-08 07:00 AM Feb 0.6% 0.3% 0.7%
2021-04-09 06:00 AM Mar 1.6% 0.6% 1.2%
2021-05-10 06:00 AM Apr 2.5% 1.6% 2.4%
2021-06-08 06:00 AM May 2.5%
2021-07-09 06:00 AM Jun
2021-08-09 06:00 AM Jul
2021-09-08 06:00 AM Aug


News Stream
Lithuania Inflation Rate at 14-Month High of 2.5%
Lithuania's annual inflation increased to 2.5 percent in April of 2021, the highest level since February 2020, from 1.6 percent in the previous month, due mainly to a faster rise in transport prices (7.2 percent vs 5.1 percent), while housing & utilities prices rebounded (0.6 percent vs -1.7 percent in March). At the same time, prices advanced more for both recreation & culture (3.5 percent vs 2.2 percent) and miscellaneous goods & services (2.6 percent vs 1.6 percent), while those of clothing & footwear recovered (0.5 percent vs -1.6 percent). Meantime, prices of alcoholic beverages & tobacco continued to increase (0.8 percent vs 1.7 percent). By contrast, prices fell further for food & non-alcoholic beverages (-0.1 percent, the same pace as in March). On a monthly basis, consumer prices were up 0.9 percent in April, following an 1.0 percent rise in March.
2021-05-10
Lithuania Inflation Rate at A-Year High of 1.6%
Lithuania's annual inflation increased to 1.6 percent in March of 2021, the highest level since March 2020, from 0.6 percent in the previous month, due mainly to a rebound sharply in prices of transport (5.1 percent vs -0.9 percent). Also, prices rose faster for both recreation & culture (2.2 percent vs 0.2 percent in February) and miscellaneous goods & services (1.6 percent vs 1.4 percent). Meanwhile, prices of alcoholic beverages & tobacco continued to increase (1.7 percent vs 3.7 percent). In addition, prices fell less for food & non-alcoholic beverages (-0.1 percent vs -0.5 percent), housing & utilities (-1.7 percent vs -3.8 percent). On the other hand, clothing & footwear prices fell further (-1.6 percent vs -0.2 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices were up 1.0 percent in March, the highest level since September 2018, after increasing by 0.2 percent in February.
2021-04-09
Lithuania Inflation Rate at 3-Month High of 0.6%
Lithuania's annual inflation increased to 0.6 percent in February of 2021, the highest level since last November, from 0.3 percent in the previous month, mainly due to a faster rise in prices of alcoholic beverages & tobacco (3.7 percent vs 3.3 percent) while transport prices fell much less (-0.9 percent vs -3.8 percent). Prices rose further for both recreation & culture (0.2 percent vs 1.1 percent in January) and miscellaneous goods & services (1.4 percent vs 2.0 percent). By contrast, prices continued to drop for food & non-alcoholic beverages (-0.5 percent vs -0.2 percent), housing & utilities (-3.8 percent vs -3.8 percent), and clothing & footwear (-0.2 percent vs -1.1 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices were up 0.2 percent in February, after increasing by 0.5 percent in January.
2021-03-08
Lithuania Inflation Rate Edges Up to 0.3%
Lithuania's annual inflation inched up to 0.3 percent in January of 2021 from 0.2 percent in December 2020, mainly due to a faster rise in prices of recreation & culture (1.1 percent vs 0.4 percent), alcoholic beverages & tobacco (3.3 percent vs 3.0 percent), and miscellaneous goods & services (2.0 percent vs 1.1 percent). By contrast, prices fell for food & non-alcoholic beverages (-0.2 percent vs 0.2 percent in December), housing & utilities (-3.8 percent vs -2.7 percent), transport (-3.8 percent vs -3.8 percent) and clothing & footwear (-1.1 percent vs -4.8 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices were up 0.5 percent in January, after a flat reading in December.
2021-02-12

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.