The annual inflation rate in Sweden stood at 2.3 percent in October 2018, unchanged from the prior month and slightly below market expectations of 2.4 percent. It is the highest inflation rate since December 2011, as prices continued to climb mostly for housing & utilities (4.1% vs 3.9% in September) and transport (4.3% vs 3.8%). Also, inflation quickened for miscellaneous goods & services (1.7% vs 1.3%) and furnishings (1.6% vs 1.4%). Meanwhile, cost slowed for food & non-alcoholic beverages (2.3% vs 3.1%); recreation & culture (0.8% vs 1.6%) and restaurants & hotels (2.6% vs 2.9%). At the same time, the CPIF (consumer price index measured with a fixed interest rate) eased to 2.4 percent on a yearly basis (2.5% in September), below estimates of 2.6 percent. On a monthly basis, consumer prices dropped 0.1 percent, compared to a 0.5 percent gain in September and against market consensus of a 0.3 percent increase. 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.

Sweden Inflation Rate
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
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% 2.3% 2.4% 2.5%
2018-12-12 08:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.3% 2%


Sweden Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.30 2.30 15.50 -1.60 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.10 0.50 3.36 -1.34 percent [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 105.89 106.05 106.05 74.35 Index Points [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 330.72 331.14 331.14 27.70 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 216.58 216.83 216.83 98.21 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 2.40 2.50 12.70 -0.03 percent [+]
Producer Prices 129.70 128.20 129.70 76.40 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 10.10 9.30 10.81 -5.29 percent [+]
Export Prices 127.30 125.20 127.30 77.10 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 128.20 124.60 128.20 63.60 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 2.30 3.10 16.13 -7.74 percent [+]
Inflation Expectations 3.20 3.50 7.80 0.00 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 406.30 406.31 406.31 95.36 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 448.42 447.45 456.51 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 November of 2018.

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




Country Last
Argentina 45.50 Oct/18
Australia 1.90 Sep/18
Brazil 4.56 Oct/18
Canada 2.20 Sep/18
China 2.50 Oct/18
Euro Area 2.20 Oct/18
France 2.20 Oct/18
Germany 2.50 Oct/18
India 3.31 Oct/18
Indonesia 3.16 Oct/18
Italy 1.60 Oct/18
Japan 1.20 Sep/18
Mexico 4.90 Oct/18
Netherlands 2.10 Oct/18
Russia 3.50 Oct/18
Saudi Arabia 2.10 Sep/18
Singapore 0.70 Sep/18
South Africa 4.90 Sep/18
South Korea 2.00 Oct/18
Spain 2.30 Oct/18
Switzerland 1.10 Oct/18
Turkey 25.24 Oct/18
United Kingdom 2.40 Oct/18
United States 2.50 Oct/18


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