The annual inflation rate in Spain is expected to stood at 2.3 percent in October of 2018, unchanged from the previous month and matching market expectations, the preliminary estimates showed. Higher prices for gas should be offset by slowing prices of electricity. Inflation Rate in Spain averaged 6.71 percent from 1955 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 28.43 percent in August of 1977 and a record low of -1.37 percent in July of 2009.

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Spanish Inflation Rate Steady at 2.3% in October


The annual inflation rate in Spain is expected to stood at 2.3 percent in October of 2018, unchanged from the previous month and matching market expectations, the preliminary estimates showed. Higher prices for gas should be offset by slowing prices of electricity.

On a monthly basis, consumer prices are set to rise 0.2 percent, the same pace as in September and well below market expectations of a 0.9 percent increase.

The EU-harmonised index went up should increase 2.3 percent year-on-year in October, the same pace as in the previous month and slightly above market expectations of a 2.2 percent gain. Compared to the previous month, the index is expected to decrease 0.8 percent, following a 0.6 percent rise in September and against market consensus of a 0.6 percent gain.


INE | Luisa Carvalho | luisa.carvalho@tradingeconomics.com
10/30/2018 8:40:05 AM



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-09-28 07:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Prel 2.2% 2.2% 2.2% 2.3%
2018-10-11 07:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Final 2.3% 2.2% 2.2% 2.2%
2018-10-30 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Prel 2.3% 2.3% 2.3% 2.5%
2018-11-14 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Final 2.3% 2.3% 2.3%
2018-11-29 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Prel 2.2%
2018-12-14 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Final


Spain Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.30 2.30 28.43 -1.37 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.20 0.20 4.58 -1.90 percent [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 103.22 104.01 104.57 53.60 Index Points [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 105.03 104.03 105.03 1.83 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 101.85 101.84 102.61 9.42 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 0.80 0.80 27.10 -0.10 percent [+]
Producer Prices 106.20 105.40 106.20 12.60 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 5.20 5.10 24.60 -6.70 percent [+]
Export Prices 111.30 112.80 113.40 13.70 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 111.80 112.20 116.80 12.20 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.70 2.00 7.20 -2.75 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 108.57 107.41 108.57 66.03 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 109.55 109.11 110.76 71.87 Index Points [+]


Spain Inflation Rate

In Spain, the most important categories in the consumer price index are food and non-alcoholic beverages (20 percent of the total weight), transport (15 percent), housing and utilities (13 percent) and hotels, cafés and restaurants (12 percent). The index also includes: Recreation and culture (9 percent); miscellaneous goods and services (7 percent); and clothing and footwear (7 percent). Furnishings, household equipment and routine maintenance of the house; health; communications; alcoholic beverages and tobacco; and education account for the remaining 18 percent of total weight. This page provides the latest reported value for - Spain Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Spain 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 28.43 -1.37 1955 - 2018 percent Monthly
2011=100




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