Sweden Inflation Rate  1980-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The annual inflation rate in Sweden increased to 2.3 percent in September 2018 from 2.0 percent in the previous month and beating market consensus of 2.2 percent. It was the highest inflation rate since December 2011, as prices advanced faster for food & non-alcoholic beverages (3.1% vs 2.2% in August), namely vegetables (11.4% vs 5.1%); recreation & culture (1.6% vs a flat reading); miscellaneous goods & services (1.3% vs 0.9%) and alcoholic beverages & tobacco (1.7% vs 1.4%). Also, cost fell less for clothing & footwear (-0.6% vs -2.5%) and inflation was steady for transport (3.8%, the same as in the prior month). Contrarily, prices eased for housing & utilities (3.9% vs 4.3%) and restaurants & hotels (2.9% vs 3.1%); and declined further for health (-0.9% vs -0.2%) and communication (-3.5% vs -2.6%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.5 percent, following a 0.2 percent drop in August, and above market expectations of a 0.3 percent gain. Inflation Rate in Sweden averaged 3.52 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.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-08-10 07:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.1% 2.1% 2% 2%
2018-09-14 07:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.0% 2.1% 2.1% 2%
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% 2.1%
2018-12-12 08:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2%


Sweden Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.30 2.00 15.50 -1.60 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.50 -0.20 3.36 -1.34 percent [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 106.05 105.53 106.05 74.35 Index Points [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 331.14 329.63 331.14 27.70 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 216.83 215.81 216.83 98.21 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 2.50 2.20 12.70 -0.03 percent [+]
Producer Prices 128.20 128.20 128.20 76.40 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 9.30 8.40 10.81 -5.29 percent [+]
Export Prices 125.20 125.10 125.20 77.10 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 124.60 125.10 125.10 63.60 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 3.10 2.20 16.13 -7.74 percent [+]
Inflation Expectations 3.50 3.40 7.80 0.00 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 406.31 405.96 406.31 95.36 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 447.45 448.60 456.51 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 October of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.30 2.00 15.50 -1.60 1980 - 2018 percent Monthly




inflation rate by Country
Country Last
Argentina 40.50 Sep/18
Australia 2.10 Jun/18
Brazil 4.53 Sep/18
Canada 2.20 Sep/18
China 2.50 Sep/18
Euro Area 2.10 Sep/18
France 2.20 Sep/18
Germany 2.30 Sep/18
India 3.77 Sep/18
Indonesia 2.88 Sep/18
Italy 1.40 Sep/18
Japan 1.20 Sep/18
Mexico 5.02 Sep/18
Netherlands 1.90 Sep/18
Russia 3.40 Sep/18
Saudi Arabia 2.20 Aug/18
Singapore 0.70 Aug/18
South Africa 4.90 Aug/18
South Korea 1.90 Sep/18
Spain 2.30 Sep/18
Switzerland 1.00 Sep/18
Turkey 24.52 Sep/18
United Kingdom 2.40 Sep/18
United States 2.30 Sep/18


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