Annual inflation rate in Lithuania increased to 2.1% in February of 2019 from 1.7% in the previous month. It was the highest inflation rate since November of 2018, as cost rose faster for recreation & culture (1.2% from 1.1% in January); health (5.2% from 5.1%); miscellaneous goods & services (3.8% from 2.5%) and furniture & household equipment (2.2% from 1.6%). In addition, prices rebounded for food & non-alcoholic beverages (0.8% from -0.3%) and communication (0.3% from -0.7%). Meanwhile, prices went up at a softer pace for housing & utilities (5.6% from 5.8%); alcoholic beverages & tobacco (2.4% from 2.6%) and restaurant & hotels (6.1% from 6.4%) while prices continued to fall for transport (-0.1%, the same as in January) and clothing & footwear (-2.9% from -2.2%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged up 0.1%, after a 0.2% gain in January. Inflation Rate in Lithuania averaged 17.38 percent from 1993 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 707.40 percent in June of 1993 and a record low of -2 percent in January of 2003.

Inflation Rate in Lithuania is expected to be 1.80 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Lithuania to stand at 2.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Lithuania Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 2.40 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-12-10 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.5% 2.9% 2.6%
2019-01-09 07:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.9% 2.5% 2.7%
2019-02-14 07:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.7% 1.9% 1.8%
2019-03-08 07:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.1% 1.7% 1.7%
2019-04-08 06:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.1% 1.8%
2019-05-09 06:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2%
2019-06-10 06:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY


Lithuania Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.10 1.70 707.40 -2.00 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.10 0.20 53.99 -1.30 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 108.42 108.28 108.90 0.20 Index Points [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 107.86 107.60 108.42 53.84 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 106.58 107.35 107.41 61.45 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 2.10 2.00 14.10 -2.90 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 123.93 121.27 123.93 66.79 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 105.90 104.20 121.70 55.50 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 101.00 107.00 118.20 79.00 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 101.00 107.80 115.40 86.00 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 2.80 0.20 26.20 -19.50 percent [+]
Food Inflation 0.80 -0.30 910.70 -7.30 percent [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 109.49 109.54 109.54 0.51 Index Points [+]
Cpi Transportation 102.83 103.03 113.33 2.70 Index Points [+]


Lithuania Inflation Rate

In Lithuania, the most important category in the consumer price index is Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (23 percent of total weight). Transport accounts for 12.9 percent; Housing and Utilities for 11.9 percent; Alcoholic beverages and Tobacco for 9.2 percent; Clothing and Footwear for 8 percent and Recreation and Culture for 7.1 percent. Health; Miscellaneous Goods and Services; Furniture, Household Goods and Maintenance; Restaurants and Hotels; Communication and Education account for the remaining 27.9 percent of total weight. This page provides - Lithuania Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Lithuania Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on March of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.10 1.70 707.40 -2.00 1993 - 2019 percent Monthly
2010=100




Country Last Previous
Argentina 50.70 Feb/19
Australia 1.80 Dec/18
Brazil 3.89 Feb/19
Canada 1.50 Feb/19
China 1.50 Feb/19
Euro Area 1.50 Feb/19
France 1.30 Feb/19
Germany 1.50 Feb/19
India 2.57 Feb/19
Indonesia 2.57 Feb/19
Italy 1.00 Feb/19
Japan 0.20 Feb/19
Mexico 3.94 Feb/19
Netherlands 2.60 Feb/19
Russia 5.20 Feb/19
Saudi Arabia -2.20 Feb/19
Singapore 0.40 Jan/19
South Africa 4.10 Feb/19
South Korea 0.50 Feb/19
Spain 1.10 Feb/19
Switzerland 0.60 Feb/19
Turkey 19.67 Feb/19
United Kingdom 1.90 Feb/19
United States 1.50 Feb/19


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