Latvia's annual inflation rose to 2.7 percent in June of 2021 from 2.6 percent in the previous month, reaching its highest level since August of 2019. Main upward pressure came from prices of transport (8.3 percent vs 11.4 percent in May); clothing & footwear (4 percent vs 2.6 percent); food & non-alcoholic beverages (2 percent vs 0.9 percent); alcoholic beverages & tobacco (2.1 percent vs 2 percent), health (2.8 percent vs 3 percent); restaurants & hotels (1.7 percent vs 0.7 percent) and miscellaneous goods & services (1.5 percent vs -0.3 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.3 percent, after increasing 0.5 percent in the prior month. source: Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia

Inflation Rate in Latvia averaged 3.41 percent from 1998 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 17.70 percent in May of 2008 and a record low of -4.30 percent in February of 2010. This page provides - Latvia Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Latvia Inflation Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2021.

Inflation Rate in Latvia is expected to be 2.80 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Latvia to stand at 2.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Latvia Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 2.00 percent in 2022 and 2.20 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Latvia Inflation Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.70 2.60 17.70 -4.30 1998 - 2021 percent Monthly
2015=100


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-04-09 10:00 AM Mar 0.3% -0.2% 0.1%
2021-05-10 10:00 AM Apr 1.7% 0.3% 1.7%
2021-06-08 10:00 AM May 2.6% 1.7% 2.6%
2021-07-08 10:00 AM Jun 2.7% 2.6% 2.7%
2021-08-09 10:00 AM Jul 2.7%
2021-09-08 10:00 AM Aug
2021-10-08 10:00 AM Sep
2021-11-08 11:00 AM Oct


News Stream
Latvia June Inflation Rate Highest since 2019
Latvia's annual inflation rose to 2.7 percent in June of 2021 from 2.6 percent in the previous month, reaching its highest level since August of 2019. Main upward pressure came from prices of transport (8.3 percent vs 11.4 percent in May); clothing & footwear (4 percent vs 2.6 percent); food & non-alcoholic beverages (2 percent vs 0.9 percent); alcoholic beverages & tobacco (2.1 percent vs 2 percent), health (2.8 percent vs 3 percent); restaurants & hotels (1.7 percent vs 0.7 percent) and miscellaneous goods & services (1.5 percent vs -0.3 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.3 percent, after increasing 0.5 percent in the prior month.
2021-07-08
Latvia Inflation Rate Rises to Over 2-½- Year High
Lativia’s annual inflation rose to 2.6 percent in May of 2021 from 1.7 percent in April 2021. It was the highest inflation rate since September 2019 due to accelerated inflation of transport (11.4 percent vs 9.7 percent), food and non-alcoholic beverages (0.9 percent vs 0.5 percent), recreation & culture (3.0 percent vs 1.9 percent), health care (3.0 percent vs 2.6 percent), alcoholic beverages and tobacco (2.0 percent vs 0.3 percent), clothing and footwear (2.6 percent vs 0.8 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.5 percent, from 0.9 increase in the previous month.
2021-06-08
Latvia April Inflation Rate at Over 1-Year High
Latvia's annual inflation quickened to 1.7 percent in April of 2021 from 0.3 percent in the previous month. It was the highest inflation rate since February of 2020, driven by prices of transport (9.7 percent vs 3.3 percent in March), of which fuels (24.8 percent vs 6.1 percent); recreation & culture (2.7 percent vs 2 percent); health (2.6 percent vs 2.4 percent) and food & non-alcoholic beverages (0.5 percent vs -0.6 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices inched up 0.9 percent, after rising 0.8 percent in the previous month.
2021-05-10
Latvia CPI Continues to Fall
Consumer prices in Latvia fell 0.2 percent year-on-year in February 2021, following a 0.5 percent decrease in the prior month and marking the 7th straight month of deflation. Main downward pressure came from lower prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages (-0.4 percent vs -0.1 percent in January); housing & utilities (-2.7 percent vs -2.6 percent); and transports (-1.2 percent vs -4.7 percent). On the other hand, main upward pressure came from cost of alcoholic beverages and tobacco (1 percent vs 0.7 percent); recreation and culture (2.8 percent vs 2.9 percent; and health (2.6 percent, the same as in January). On a monthly basis, consumer prices increased 0.4 percent, the same as in January.
2021-03-08

Latvia Inflation Rate
In Latvia, the most important category in the consumer price index is Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (23.7 percent of total weight). Housing and Utilities accounts for 16.2 percent; Transport for 13.6 percent; Alcoholic beverages and Tobacco for 8.2 percent; Recreation and Culture for 8 percent and Clothing and Footwear for 5.8 percent. Health; Miscellaneous Goods and Services; Furniture, Household Goods and Maintenance; Restaurants and Hotels; Communication and Education account for the remaining 24.5 percent of total weight.