Slovakia Inflation Rate  2002-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Inflation rate in Slovakia rose to 2.9 percent year-on-year in April of 2018, up from 2.4 percent in March and well above market consensus of 2.4 percent. It was the highest inflation rate since December of 2012, as prices grew faster for: housing & utilities (1.7% vs 1.6%); food & non-alcoholic beverages (5.8% vs 5.7% in March); miscellaneous goods & services (3% vs 2.9%) and transport (5.3% vs 2.2%). Additional upward pressure came from: restaurants & hotels (3.4% vs 3.1%); alcoholic beverages & tobacco (1.6% vs 0.3%); clothing & footwear (2.7% vs 2.5%); health (2.1% vs 1.7%). In contrast, cost slowed for recreation & culture (1.4% vs 1.5%). Annual core inflation, which excludes volatile items such as food and energy, picked up to 3.3 percent, from 2.7 percent in March and also above market estimates of 2.7 percent. On a monthly basis, consumer prices inched up 0.6 percent, after a 0.2 percent increase in the prior month and beating market expectations of a 0.1 percent gain. Inflation Rate in Slovakia averaged 2.86 percent from 2002 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 9.80 percent in November of 2003 and a record low of -0.90 percent in July of 2016.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-03-14 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.1% 2.4% 2.2% 2.1%
2018-04-13 07:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.4% 2.1% 2.3% 2.2%
2018-05-14 07:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.9% 2.4% 2.4% 2.2%
2018-06-14 07:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.9% 2%
2018-07-14 07:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2%
2018-08-14 07:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.90%


Slovakia Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.90 2.40 9.80 -0.90 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.60 0.20 26.30 -0.40 percent [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 103.56 102.95 103.56 40.42 Index Points [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 169.00 168.00 169.00 49.70 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 122.30 121.40 122.30 101.30 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 3.30 2.70 7.30 -0.80 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 104.60 104.29 104.60 59.21 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 105.40 105.40 107.40 93.10 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 100.10 100.00 153.90 65.40 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 100.00 100.50 182.00 72.80 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 3.30 3.10 9.60 -6.00 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 238.60 238.20 246.40 48.00 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 131.70 127.70 135.70 100.20 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 5.80 5.70 26.50 -5.70 percent [+]


Slovakia Inflation Rate

In Slovakia, the most important category in the consumer price index is Housing and Utilities (27.1 percent of total weight). Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages accounts for 16.6 percent; Recreation and Culture for 8.7 percent; Miscellaneous Goods and Services for 8 percent; Transport for 7.4 percent and Furniture, Household Goods and Maintenance for 6.7 percent. Restaurants and Hotels; Alcoholic beverages and Tobacco; Health; Clothing and Footwear; Communication and Education account for the remaining 25.5 percent of total weight. This page provides - Slovakia Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Slovakia Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.90 2.40 9.80 -0.90 2002 - 2018 percent Monthly
2005=100




inflation rate by Country
Country Last
Australia 1.90 Mar/18
Brazil 2.76 Apr/18
Canada 2.20 Apr/18
China 1.80 Apr/18
Euro Area 1.20 Apr/18
France 1.60 Apr/18
Germany 1.60 Apr/18
India 4.58 Apr/18
Indonesia 3.41 Apr/18
Italy 0.50 Apr/18
Japan 0.60 Apr/18
Mexico 4.55 Apr/18
Netherlands 0.90 Apr/18
Russia 2.40 Apr/18
South Korea 1.60 Apr/18
Spain 1.10 Apr/18
Switzerland 0.80 Apr/18
Turkey 10.85 Apr/18
United Kingdom 2.40 Apr/18
United States 2.50 Apr/18


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