The annual inflation rate in Croatia accelerated to 9.4 percent in April of 2022, the highest on record, from 7.3 percent in the previous month as the war in Ukraine continued to pressure prices for energy and agricultural commodities. Main upward pressure came from food and non-alcoholic beverages (12.8 percent vs 10.8 percent), housing and utilities (8.8 percent vs 3.8 percent), and transportation (16.4 percent vs 14.4 percent). Prices also picked up for furnishings and household maintenance (9.9 percent vs 8.4 percent), restaurants and hotels (11.1 percent vs 7.9 percent), and clothing and footwear (7.5 percent vs 5.2 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose by 2.6 percent, also the steepest increase on record, accelerating from a 2.1 percent increase in the prior month. source: Croatian Bureau of Statistics

Inflation Rate in Croatia averaged 2.21 percent from 1999 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 9.40 percent in April of 2022 and a record low of -1.80 percent in May of 2016. This page provides the latest reported value for - Croatia Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Croatia Inflation Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2022.

Inflation Rate in Croatia is expected to be 6.10 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Croatia Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 2.50 percent in 2023 and 1.40 percent in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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Croatia Inflation Rate



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-04-15 09:30 AM Mar 7.3% 6.3% 6.8%
2022-05-16 09:00 AM Apr 9.4% 7.3% 7.5%
2022-06-15 09:00 AM May 9.4% 10.6%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Inflation Rate 9.40 7.30 percent Apr 2022
Inflation Rate Mom 2.60 2.10 percent Apr 2022
Consumer Price Index CPI 114.30 111.30 points Apr 2022
Core Consumer Prices 114.00 111.30 points Apr 2022
Core Inflation Rate 6.70 5.20 percent Mar 2022
Producer Prices 123.20 121.20 points Apr 2022
Producer Prices Change 21.90 19.30 percent Apr 2022
Harmonised Consumer Prices 114.94 111.93 points Apr 2022
Food Inflation 12.80 10.80 percent Apr 2022
CPI Transportation 120.40 118.40 points Apr 2022
CPI Housing Utilities 109.30 103.80 points Apr 2022

Croatia Inflation Rate
In Croatia, the most important category in the consumer price index is Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (27.9 percent of total weight) followed by Housing and Utilities (16.2 percent), Transport (12.6 percent), Miscellaneous Goods and Services(7.5 percent); Clothing and Footwear (6.5 percent) and Recreation and Culture (6 percent). Communication; Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco; Furniture, Household Goods and Maintenance; Restaurant and Hotels; Health and Education account for the remaining 23.3 percent of total weight.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
9.40 7.30 9.40 -1.80 1999 - 2022 percent Monthly
2010=100, NSA

News Stream
Croatia Inflation Rate at Record High
The annual inflation rate in Croatia accelerated to 9.4 percent in April of 2022, the highest on record, from 7.3 percent in the previous month as the war in Ukraine continued to pressure prices for energy and agricultural commodities. Main upward pressure came from food and non-alcoholic beverages (12.8 percent vs 10.8 percent), housing and utilities (8.8 percent vs 3.8 percent), and transportation (16.4 percent vs 14.4 percent). Prices also picked up for furnishings and household maintenance (9.9 percent vs 8.4 percent), restaurants and hotels (11.1 percent vs 7.9 percent), and clothing and footwear (7.5 percent vs 5.2 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose by 2.6 percent, also the steepest increase on record, accelerating from a 2.1 percent increase in the prior month.
2022-05-16
Croatia Inflation Rate Rises the Most Since 2008
The annual inflation rate in Croatia accelerated to 7.3 percent in March of 2022 from 6.3 percent in the previous month. It was the highest inflation rate since August of 2008, mainly due to higher prices of transport (14.4 percent from 10.7 percent) and food & non-alcoholic beverages (10.8 percent from 10 percent). Also, cost rose at a faster pace for clothing & footwear (5.2 percent from 3.5 percent); housing & utilities (3.8 percent from 3.3 percent); furniture & household equipment (8.4 percent from 6.5 percent); health (0.8 percent from 0.5 percent); communication (0.7 percent from 0.6 percent); recreation & culture (4.7 percent from 4 percent); restaurant & hotels (7.9 percent from 6.2 percent) and miscellaneous goods & services (4.5 percent from 3.4 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices increased 2.1 percent, following a 0.9 percent gain in February.
2022-04-15
Croatia Inflation Rate at 13-1/2-Year High
Croatia’s annual inflation rate rose for the eighth consecutive month to 6.3 percent in February of 2022, from 5.7 percent in the previous month. It was the highest rate since September of 2008, led by soaring prices of food & non-alcoholic beverages (10 percent vs 9.4 percent in January); housing & utilities (3.3 percent vs 2.7 percent); restaurants & hotels (6.2 percent vs 4.7 percent); and alcoholic beverages and tobacco (6.4 percent vs 6.2 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 0.9 percent, the most in 4 months, and advancing from a 0.3 percent uptick in January.
2022-03-16