Annual inflation rate in Sweden was at 1.9 percent in February 2019, unchanged from the previous month and slightly below market expectations of 2 percent. Prices rose further for food & non-alcoholic beverages (2.7 percent from 1.6 percent in February); transport (2.7 percent from 1.7 percent); restaurant & hotels (2.0 percent from 1.5 percent); miscellaneous goods & services (2.9 percent from 2.7 percent); health (1.5 percent from 0.3 percent) and alcoholic beverages & tobacco (1.8 percent from 1.7 percent). On the other hand, prices eased for housing & utilities (4.1 percent from 4.8 percent); recreation & culture (a flat reading from 0.5 percent); and furniture & household equipment (0.2 percent from 0.9 percent). Also, cost of communication fell at a faster pace (-7.0 percent from -6.3 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.7 percent, after declining 1.0 percent in the prior 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 1.80 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Sweden to stand at 2.30 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Sweden Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 2.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-12-12 08:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2% 2.3% 2% 2.5%
2019-01-14 08:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2% 2% 2% 2%
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% 1.8%
2019-05-14 07:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.9%
2019-06-14 07:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.8%


Sweden Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 1.90 1.90 15.50 -1.60 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.70 -1.00 3.36 -1.34 percent [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 105.88 105.13 106.29 74.35 Index Points [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 331.02 328.56 331.87 27.70 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 216.56 215.09 217.37 98.21 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.90 2.00 12.70 -0.03 percent [+]
Producer Prices 113.70 112.80 113.80 67.00 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 5.60 5.60 10.81 -5.29 percent [+]
Export Prices 113.40 112.60 127.30 77.10 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 111.40 111.00 128.20 63.60 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 2.70 1.60 16.13 -7.74 percent [+]
Inflation Expectations 3.50 3.40 7.80 0.00 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 415.07 415.02 415.07 95.36 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 444.02 438.49 456.51 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 March of 2019.

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




Country Last Previous
Argentina 50.70 Feb/19
Australia 1.80 Dec/18
Brazil 3.89 Feb/19
Canada 1.40 Jan/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 Jan/19
Mexico 3.94 Feb/19
Netherlands 2.60 Feb/19
Russia 5.20 Feb/19
Saudi Arabia -1.90 Jan/19
Singapore 0.40 Jan/19
South Africa 4.00 Jan/19
South Korea 0.50 Feb/19
Spain 1.10 Feb/19
Switzerland 0.60 Feb/19
Turkey 19.67 Feb/19
United Kingdom 1.80 Jan/19
United States 1.50 Feb/19


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