Poland's consumer price inflation rate is expected to increase to 4.3 percent year-on-year in April 2021, the highest since last March and above market expectations of 3.7 percent, a preliminary estimate showed. Main upward pressure should come from a surge in the price of fuels for personal transport equipment (28.1 percent vs 7.6 in March), but also from rises in the cost of electricity, gas and other fuels (3.9 percent vs 4.2 percent), and food and non-alcoholic beverages (1.2 percent vs 0.5 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices are expected to advance 0.7 percent, also beating market forecasts of 0.3 percent. source: Central Statistical Office of Poland (GUS)

Inflation Rate in Poland averaged 7.96 percent from 1992 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 46.50 percent in April of 1992 and a record low of -1.60 percent in February of 2015. This page provides the latest reported value for - Poland Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Poland Inflation Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2021.

Inflation Rate in Poland is expected to be 4.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Poland to stand at 2.90 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Poland Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 2.50 percent in 2022 and 2.20 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Poland Inflation Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.30 3.20 46.50 -1.60 1992 - 2021 percent Monthly
1998=100, NSA


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-03-15 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Feb 2.4% 2.6% 2.6% 2.5%
2021-03-31 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Prel Mar 3.2% 2.4% 2.9%
2021-04-15 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Final Mar 3.2% 2.4% 3.2% 3.2%
2021-04-30 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Prel Apr 4.3% 3.2% 3.7%
2021-05-14 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Final Apr 3.2% 4.3% 4.3%
2021-05-28 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Prel May
2021-06-15 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Final May
2021-06-30 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Prel Jun


News Stream
Poland Inflation Rate Rises Above Market Expectations
Poland's consumer price inflation rate is expected to increase to 4.3 percent year-on-year in April 2021, the highest since last March and above market expectations of 3.7 percent, a preliminary estimate showed. Main upward pressure should come from a surge in the price of fuels for personal transport equipment (28.1 percent vs 7.6 in March), but also from rises in the cost of electricity, gas and other fuels (3.9 percent vs 4.2 percent), and food and non-alcoholic beverages (1.2 percent vs 0.5 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices are expected to advance 0.7 percent, also beating market forecasts of 0.3 percent.
2021-04-30
Poland Inflation Rate Picks Up to 3.2% in March
Poland's consumer prices rose 3.2 percent year-on-year in March of 2021, following a 2.4 increase in the previous month, and in line with preliminary estimates. It was the highest reading since September of 2020, as prices rebounded significantly for transport (5.4 percent vs -1.6 percent in February), and quickened for communications (7.4 percent vs 5.1 percent) and recreation & culture (4.9 percent vs 4.1 percent). In addition, inflation edged down for both food and non-alcoholic beverages (0.5 percent vs 0.6 percent) and housing & utilities (6.0 percent vs 6.1 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 1.0 percent, from a 0.5 percent increase in the month prior.
2021-04-15
Poland Inflation Rate Rises to 6-Month High
Poland's consumer price inflation rate is expected to pick up to 3.2 percent year-on-year in March 2021, the highest since last September and above market expectations of 2.9 percent, a preliminary estimate showed. Upward pressure should come from fuels for personal transport equipment (7.6 percent), electricity, gas and other fuels (4.2 percent), and food and non-alcoholic beverages (0.5 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices are expected to increase 1.0 percent, also beating market forecasts of 0.7 percent.
2021-03-31
Poland Inflation Rate Slows More than Expected
The annual inflation rate in Poland eased to 2.4 percent in February 2021 from a downwardly revised 2.6 percent in the previous month and below market expectations of 2.6 percent, preliminary estimates showed. Prices advanced slower for housing & utilities (6.1 percent vs 7.6 percent in January); alcoholic beverages & tobacco (2.1 percent vs 3.4 percent); and food & non-alcoholic beverages (0.6 percent vs 0.8 percent); while transport prices were unchanged at 4.5 percent. On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged up 0.5 percent, following a 1.3 percent gain in January and also missing expectations of 0.6 percent.
2021-03-15

Poland Inflation Rate
In Poland, the most important categories in the consumer price index are: Food and non-alcoholic beverages (24 percent of the total weight); Housing energy/maintenance (21 percent); Transport (9 percent); Recreation and Culture (7 percent). Alcohol and tobacco, Health, Other goods and services, and Clothing account for 6 percent each. Communication, Restaurants and Hotels, Household Equipment and Education account for the remaining 17 percent of total weight.