The annual inflation rate in Sweden increased to 2.1 percent in April 2019 from 1.9 percent in the previous month and in line with market expectations. It was the highest inflation rate since October 2018, as prices advanced faster for housing & utilities (3.9 percent vs 3.3 percent in March) and transport (4.8 percent vs 2.4 percent). Meanwhile, inflation eased for food & non-alcoholic beverages (2.7 percent vs 3.2 percent); miscellaneous goods & services (2.5 percent vs 2.9 percent) furniture & household equipment (0.8 percent vs 1.4 percent) and health (2.2 percent vs 2.3 percent) while recreation & culture cost fell (-0.4 percent vs 0.5 percent). Also, hotels & restaurants inflation was steady (at 2.1 percent). The CPIF inflation, measured with a fixed interest rate, edged up to 2.0 percent from 1.8 percent in March. On a monthly basis, consumer prices increased 0.7 percent, following a 0.2 percent rise in the previous month. Inflation Rate in Sweden averaged 3.50 percent from 1980 until 2019, 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 1.70 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 2.20 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Sweden Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 3.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-02-19 08:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.9% 2% 2.2% 2.1%
2019-03-12 08:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.9% 1.9% 2% 2%
2019-04-11 07:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.9% 1.9% 1.8% 1.9%
2019-05-14 07:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.1% 1.9% 2.1% 1.9%
2019-06-14 07:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.1% 1.8%
2019-07-11 07:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.7%
2019-08-14 07:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.7%


Sweden Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.10 1.90 15.50 -1.60 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.70 0.20 3.36 -1.34 percent [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 106.82 106.10 106.82 74.35 Index Points [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 334.11 331.79 334.11 27.70 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 218.36 216.96 218.36 98.21 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 2.00 1.80 12.70 -0.03 percent [+]
Producer Prices 115.30 113.90 115.30 67.00 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 6.30 6.30 10.81 -5.29 percent [+]
Export Prices 116.70 114.10 127.30 77.10 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 115.00 112.40 128.20 63.60 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 2.70 3.20 16.13 -7.74 percent [+]
Inflation Expectations 3.40 3.10 7.80 0.00 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 414.64 414.15 415.07 95.36 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 461.30 445.44 461.30 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 May of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.10 1.90 15.50 -1.60 1980 - 2019 percent Monthly




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Argentina 55.80 Apr/19
Australia 1.30 Mar/19
Brazil 4.94 Apr/19
Canada 2.00 Apr/19
China 2.50 Apr/19
Euro Area 1.70 Apr/19
France 1.30 Apr/19
Germany 2.00 Apr/19
India 2.92 Apr/19
Indonesia 2.83 Apr/19
Italy 1.10 Apr/19
Japan 0.50 Mar/19
Mexico 4.41 Apr/19
Netherlands 2.90 Apr/19
Russia 5.20 Apr/19
Saudi Arabia -1.90 Apr/19
Singapore 0.60 Mar/19
South Africa 4.50 Mar/19
South Korea 0.60 Apr/19
Spain 1.50 Apr/19
Switzerland 0.70 Apr/19
Turkey 19.50 Apr/19
United Kingdom 1.90 Mar/19
United States 2.00 Apr/19


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