Spain Inflation Rate  1955-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Spain's consumer price inflation was confirmed at 1.1 percent year-on-year in April 2018, slightly below the previous month's figure of 1.2 percent, as prices rose at a slower pace for housing & utilities and restaurants & hotels. In addition, cost of recreation & culture fell. Annual core inflation rate, which excludes volatile items such as food and energy, dropped to 0.8 percent in April from 1.2 percent in the previous month. Inflation Rate in Spain averaged 6.75 percent from 1955 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 28.43 percent in August of 1977 and a record low of -1.37 percent in July of 2009.

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Spain April Inflation Rate Confirmed at 1.1%


Spain's consumer price inflation was confirmed at 1.1 percent year-on-year in April 2018, slightly below the previous month's figure of 1.2 percent.

Year-on-year, prices rose at a slower pace for both housing & utilities (0.8 percent vs 1 percent in March), and restaurants & hotels (1.6 percent vs 2.2 percent). In addition, cost of recreation & culture fell 1.4 percent, following an increase of 1 percent in the previous month. On the other hand, inflation picked up for: food & non-alcoholic beverages (1.6 percent vs 1.4 percent); transport (2 percent vs 1.4 percent); miscellaneous goods & services (0.8 percent vs 0.7 percent); and clothing & footwear (0.8 percent vs 0.7 percent).

Annual core inflation, which excludes volatile items such as food and energy, dropped to 0.8 percent in April from 1.2 percent in the previous month.

On a monthly basis, consumer prices jumped 0.8 percent in April, after a 0.1 percent gain in March. Prices rose mostly for clothing & footwear (10.3 percent), transport (1.1 percent), communications (1.2 percent), restaurants & hotels (0.3 percent), and food & non-alcoholic beverages (0.1 percent).

The harmonised index of consumer prices advanced 1.1 percent from the previous year and 0.8 percent month-over-month.


INE | Joana Ferreira | joana.ferreira@tradingeconomics.com
5/11/2018 7:17:10 AM



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-04-13 07:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Final 1.2% 1.1% 1.2% 1.2%
2018-04-27 07:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Prel 1.1% 1.2% 1.2% 1.3%
2018-05-11 07:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Final 1.1% 1.2% 1.1% 1.1%
2018-05-30 07:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Prel 1.1% 1.1%
2018-06-13 07:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Final 1.1%
2018-06-28 07:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Prel 1.2%


Spain Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 1.10 1.20 28.43 -1.37 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.80 0.10 4.58 -1.90 percent [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 103.36 102.59 103.36 53.60 Index Points [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 103.20 102.33 103.20 1.83 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 102.18 101.35 102.18 9.42 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 0.80 1.20 27.10 -0.10 percent [+]
Producer Prices 102.30 101.60 104.60 12.60 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 1.90 1.30 24.60 -6.70 percent [+]
Export Prices 111.90 109.90 113.40 13.70 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 108.40 106.40 116.80 12.20 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.60 1.40 7.20 -2.75 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 103.37 103.46 107.89 66.03 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 106.80 105.60 110.76 71.87 Index Points [+]


Spain Inflation Rate

In Spain, the most important categories in the consumer price index are food and non-alcoholic beverages (20 percent of the total weight), transport (15 percent), housing and utilities (13 percent) and hotels, cafés and restaurants (12 percent). The index also includes: Recreation and culture (9 percent); miscellaneous goods and services (7 percent); and clothing and footwear (7 percent). Furnishings, household equipment and routine maintenance of the house; health; communications; alcoholic beverages and tobacco; and education account for the remaining 18 percent of total weight. This page provides the latest reported value for - Spain Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Spain Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.10 1.20 28.43 -1.37 1955 - 2018 percent Monthly
2011=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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