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

Sweden's annual inflation rate increased to 1.9 percent in May 2018, up from 1.7 percent in the previous month, as expected. Prices rose faster mainly for food & non-alcoholic beverages (3.1% vs 2.5% in April), namely oils and fats (12.7% vs 12.6%) and fruit (11.3% vs 7.1%); and transport (2.6% vs 0.2%), mostly fuels (13.0% vs 5.6%). On the other hand, inflation slowed for: housing & utilities (2.9% vs 3.4%); recreation & culture (0.6% vs 1.4%); restaurants & hotels (2.6% vs 3.7%) and miscellaneous goods & services (2.1% vs 2.2%). Meantime, the CPIF (consumer price index measured with a fixed interest rate) rose to 2.1 percent on a yearly basis (1.9 percent in April), in line with market consensus, reaching its highest level since September. On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.2 percent, after a 0.4 percent increase in April and matching market expectations. Inflation Rate in Sweden averaged 3.53 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
2018-04-12 07:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.9% 1.6% 2% 1.7%
2018-05-09 07:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.7% 1.9% 1.7% 2.1%
2018-06-14 07:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.9% 1.7% 1.9% 2%
2018-07-12 07:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.4%
2018-08-10 07:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.5%
2018-09-14 07:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.6%


Sweden Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 1.90 1.70 15.50 -1.60 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.20 0.40 3.36 -1.34 percent [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 104.95 104.66 104.95 74.35 Index Points [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 327.86 327.10 327.86 27.70 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 214.52 213.98 214.52 98.21 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 2.10 1.90 12.70 -0.03 percent [+]
Producer Prices 124.30 123.60 124.30 76.40 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 4.90 4.00 10.81 -5.29 percent [+]
Export Prices 120.40 118.40 120.40 77.10 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 119.50 117.30 119.50 63.60 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 3.10 2.50 16.13 -7.74 percent [+]
Inflation Expectations 3.40 3.10 7.80 0.00 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 397.48 399.04 400.76 95.36 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 442.96 440.12 442.96 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 June of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.90 1.70 15.50 -1.60 1980 - 2018 percent Monthly




inflation rate by Country
Country Last
Australia 1.90 Mar/18
Brazil 2.86 May/18
Canada 2.20 May/18
China 1.80 May/18
Euro Area 1.90 May/18
France 2.00 May/18
Germany 2.20 May/18
India 4.87 May/18
Indonesia 3.23 May/18
Italy 1.00 May/18
Japan 0.70 May/18
Mexico 4.51 May/18
Netherlands 1.70 May/18
Russia 2.40 May/18
South Korea 1.50 May/18
Spain 2.10 May/18
Switzerland 1.00 May/18
Turkey 12.15 May/18
United Kingdom 2.40 May/18
United States 2.80 May/18


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