Consumer prices in Portugal rose by 0.5 percent year-on-year in April of 2021, the same pace recorded in March and February, preliminary estimates showed. Such stability ends up hiding larger variations in inflation rates of goods, as prices of energy are expected to soar (8.06 percent vs 2.36 percent in March), thus offsetting an expected price drop for unprocessed food products (-1.11 percent vs 1.29 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices increased 0.4 percent, after having jumped by 1.41 in the prior month. source: Statistics Portugal

Inflation Rate in Portugal averaged 8.24 percent from 1961 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 53.90 percent in May of 1977 and a record low of -1.60 percent in June of 2009. This page provides - Portugal Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Portugal Inflation Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2021.

Inflation Rate in Portugal is expected to be 0.90 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Portugal to stand at 1.30 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Portugal Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 1.40 percent in 2022 and 1.60 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Portugal Inflation Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.50 0.50 53.90 -1.60 1961 - 2021 percent Monthly
2012=100


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-03-10 11:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Final Feb 0.5% 0.3% 0.5%
2021-03-31 08:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY Prel Mar 0.5% 0.5% 0.6%
2021-04-13 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Final Mar 0.5% 0.5% 0.5%
2021-04-30 08:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY Prel Apr 0.5% 0.5% 0.7%
2021-05-12 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Final Apr 0.5% 0.5%
2021-05-31 08:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY Prel May
2021-06-14 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Final May
2021-06-30 08:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY Prel Jun


News Stream
Portugal Inflation Rate Remains Stable for the 3rd Consecutive Month
Consumer prices in Portugal rose by 0.5 percent year-on-year in April of 2021, the same pace recorded in March and February, preliminary estimates showed. Such stability ends up hiding larger variations in inflation rates of goods, as prices of energy are expected to soar (8.06 percent vs 2.36 percent in March), thus offsetting an expected price drop for unprocessed food products (-1.11 percent vs 1.29 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices increased 0.4 percent, after having jumped by 1.41 in the prior month.
2021-04-30
Portugal Inflation Rate Confirmed at 0.5% in March
Consumer prices in Portugal increased 0.5 percent year-on-year in March of 2021, the same as in the previous month, and standing at levels not seen since January of 2020. Figures came in line with preliminary estimates. Main upward pressure came from a rebound in prices of transports (2.48 percent vs -0.70 percent in February), and a rise in inflation for leisure & culture (0.89 percent vs 0.15 percent). Conversely, food prices rose at a softer pace (0.77 percent vs 0.89 percent), while cost of housing & utilities was little changed (-0.09 percent vs -0.36 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices increased for the first time since October of 2020, having gone up by 1.4 percent, following a 0.5 percent drop in prior month.
2021-04-13
Portugal Inflation Rate Remains at 0.5%
Consumer prices in Portugal rose by 0.5 percent year-on-year in March of 2021, the same as in February, preliminary estimates showed. Energy prices rebounded (2.3 percent vs -3.0 percent in February) and cost of unprocessed food products also continued to increase (1.3 percent vs 1.4 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices jumped by 1.4 percent, after having edged down by 0.5 in the prior month.
2021-03-31
Portugal Inflation Rate Confirmed at 0.5% in February
Consumer prices in Portugal increased 0.5 percent year-on-year in February of 2021, 0.2 percentage points more than in the previous month, and in line with preliminary estimates. It is the highest inflation rate since January of 2020. Cost of food went up 1.4 percent (vs 1.7 percent in January) and energy decreased 3.0 percent (vs -4.4 percent). In addition, cost decreased at a slower pace for communications (-0.5 percent vs -1.2 percent) and transports (-0.7 percent vs -1.9 percent), as opposed to clothing and footwear (-2.4 percent vs -1.5 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went down 0.5 percent, following a 0.3 percent drop in January.
2021-03-10

Portugal Inflation Rate
In Portugal, the inflation rate measures a broad rise or fall in prices that consumers pay for a standard basket of goods. The most important categories in the Portuguese consumer price index are Food and non-alcoholic beverages (20.8 percent of the total weight), Transport (14 percent), Miscellaneous Goods and Services (10.4 percent) and Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (10.3 percent). Restaurants and Hotels account for 8.6 percent, Recreation and Culture for 7.2 percent and Clothing and Footwear for 6.9 percent. The index also includes: Health (6.3 percent) and Furnishings, household equipment and routine maintenance of the house (6.2 percent). Alcoholic beverages and tobacco, Communication and Education account for the remaining 9.4 percent.