Annual inflation rate in Sweden came in at 2 percent in December of 2018, the same as in the previous month and in line with market expectations, as inflation was steady for alcoholic beverages & tobacco (1.6 percent, the same as in November). Prices advanced faster for housing & utilities (4.5 percent from 4.3 percent); transport (2.5 percent from 2.3 percent); recreation & culture (1.5 percent from 1 percent) and miscellaneous goods & services (1.9 percent from 1.6 percent). On the other hand, cost slowed for food & non-alcoholic beverages (1.9 percent from 2.2 percent); restaurant & hotels (2.8 percent from 3.2 percent) and furniture & household equipment (1 percent from 1.2 percent). Meanwhile, prices continued to decline for health (-1.8 percent from -1.7 percent) and communication (-6.1 percent from -5.7 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.4 percent, after a 0.1 percent fall in November. Inflation Rate in Sweden averaged 3.51 percent from 1980 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 15.50 percent in October of 1980 and a record low of -1.60 percent in September of 2009.

Inflation Rate in Sweden is expected to be 2.30 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Sweden to stand at 2.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Sweden Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 2.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-10-11 07:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.3% 2% 2.2% 2%
2018-11-14 08:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.3% 2.3% 2.4% 2.5%
2018-12-12 08:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2% 2.3% 2% 2.5%
2019-01-14 08:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2% 2% 2% 2%
2019-02-19 08:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY
2019-03-12 08:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY
2019-04-11 07:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.2%


Sweden Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.00 2.00 15.50 -1.60 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.40 -0.10 3.36 -1.34 percent [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 106.29 105.77 106.29 74.35 Index Points [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 331.87 330.40 331.87 27.70 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 217.37 216.40 217.37 98.21 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 2.20 2.10 12.70 -0.03 percent [+]
Producer Prices 129.40 129.40 129.70 76.40 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 7.90 9.50 10.81 -5.29 percent [+]
Export Prices 125.40 126.30 127.30 77.10 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 124.20 127.20 128.20 63.60 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.90 2.20 16.13 -7.74 percent [+]
Inflation Expectations 3.40 3.30 7.80 0.00 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 409.84 409.01 409.84 95.36 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 447.82 442.04 456.51 94.60 Index Points [+]


Sweden Inflation Rate

In Sweden, the most important category in the consumer price index is Housing and Utilities (23 percent of total weight). Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages accounts for 14 percent; Transport for 14 percent; Recreation and Culture for 12 percent; Restaurants and Hotels for 7 percent and Miscellaneous Goods and Services for 7 percent. Furniture, Household Goods and Maintenance; Clothing and Footwear; Alcoholic beverages and Tobacco; Health; Communication and Education account for the remaining 22.5 percent of total weight. This page provides - Sweden Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Sweden Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.00 2.00 15.50 -1.60 1980 - 2018 percent Monthly




Country Last Previous
Argentina 47.10 Dec/18
Australia 1.90 Sep/18
Brazil 3.75 Dec/18
Canada 1.70 Nov/18
China 1.90 Dec/18
Euro Area 1.60 Dec/18
France 1.60 Dec/18
Germany 1.70 Dec/18
India 2.19 Dec/18
Indonesia 3.13 Dec/18
Italy 1.10 Dec/18
Japan 0.80 Nov/18
Mexico 4.83 Dec/18
Netherlands 2.00 Dec/18
Russia 4.30 Dec/18
Saudi Arabia 2.80 Nov/18
Singapore 0.30 Nov/18
South Africa 5.20 Nov/18
South Korea 1.30 Dec/18
Spain 1.20 Dec/18
Switzerland 0.70 Dec/18
Turkey 20.30 Dec/18
United Kingdom 2.10 Dec/18
United States 1.90 Dec/18


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