Spain Inflation Rate 1955-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The inflation rate in Spain was recorded at -0.60 percent in April of 2015. Inflation Rate in Spain averaged 7.05 percent from 1955 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 28.43 percent in August of 1977 and a record low of -1.37 percent in July of 2009. Inflation Rate in Spain is reported by the National Statistics Institute (INE).

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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.60 -0.70 28.43 -1.37 1955 - 2015 percent Monthly
2011=100
In Spain, the most important categories in the consumer price index are food and non-alcoholic beverages (20 percent of the total weight) and transport (15 percent). The index also includes: real estate (12 percent); hotels, coffee and restaurants (11.5 percent); clothing and footwear (9 percent) and entertainment and culture (7.5 percent). Health, communication, education and other goods and services account for the remaining 25 percent of total weight. This page provides - Spain Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Spain Inflation Rate - was last refreshed on Friday, May 22, 2015.

Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-04-14 08:00 AM Mar -0.7% -1.1% -0.7% -0.7%
2015-04-30 08:00 AM Apr -0.6% -0.7% -0.5%
2015-05-13 08:00 AM Apr -0.6% -0.7% -0.6% -0.6%
2015-05-29 08:00 AM May -0.6% -0.4%
2015-06-12 08:00 AM May -0.6%
2015-06-29 08:00 AM Jun -1.19%


Spain Deflation Eases in April


Spanish consumer prices declined 0.6 percent year-on-year in April of 2015 from a 0.7 percent drop in March, as transport, housing and communications cost fell. It is the tenth consecutive month that Spain reports a deflation.

The biggest price decreases were reported for: communications (-3.5 percent), transport (-3.4 percent); housing (-1.9 percent); and recreation and culture (-1.3 percent). In contrast, upward pressure came from: food and non-alcoholic beverages (+0.4 percent) restaurants, cafes and hotels (+0.6 percent); clothing and footwear (+0.1 percent); education (+1.3 percent); and alcoholic beverages and tobacco (+1.5 percent).

Core inflation was recorded at 0.3 percent, up from 0.2 percent in the previous three months.

On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 0.9 percent, lower than expected, after increasing 0.6 percent in March. Cost of transport; clothing and footwear; and housing went up by 0.6 percent, 10.6 percent and 0.1 percent, respectively. On the other hand, prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages fell 0.1 percent.

The EU-harmonized index decreased 0.7 percent year-on-year but rose 0.7 percent month-over-month.

INE | Joana Ferreira | joana.ferreira@tradingeconomics.com
5/13/2015 9:03:02 AM


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Spain Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate -0.60 -0.70 28.43 -1.37 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.90 0.60 4.58 -1.85 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 103.61 102.67 104.56 1.83 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 0.20 0.15 27.10 -0.10 percent [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 121.01 120.20 121.90 117.66 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 103.89 102.77 103.93 9.42 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 108.20 107.60 112.90 13.60 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change -1.20 -1.60 24.60 -6.70 percent [+]
Export Prices 109.80 108.70 113.40 13.70 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 104.30 102.00 116.80 12.20 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 0.40 0.40 7.20 -2.75 percent [+]


Inflation Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 1.30 Feb/15 1.70 23.90 -1.30 percent [+]
Brazil 8.17 Apr/15 8.13 6821.31 1.65 percent [+]
Canada 1.20 Mar/15 1.00 21.60 -17.80 percent [+]
China 1.50 Apr/15 1.40 28.40 -2.20 percent [+]
Euro Area 0.00 Apr/15 -0.10 5.00 -0.70 percent [+]
France 0.10 Apr/15 -0.10 18.80 -0.70 percent [+]
Germany 0.50 Apr/15 0.30 11.54 -7.62 percent [+]
India 4.87 Apr/15 5.25 11.16 4.38 percent [+]
Indonesia 6.79 Apr/15 6.38 82.40 -1.17 percent [+]
Italy -0.10 Apr/15 -0.09 25.64 -0.60 percent [+]
Japan 2.30 Mar/15 2.20 25.00 -2.52 percent [+]
Mexico 3.06 Apr/15 3.14 179.73 2.91 percent [+]
Netherlands 0.60 Apr/15 0.38 11.19 -1.30 percent [+]
Russia 16.40 Apr/15 16.90 2333.30 3.60 percent [+]
South Korea 0.40 Apr/15 0.40 32.50 0.20 percent [+]
Spain -0.60 Apr/15 -0.70 28.43 -1.37 percent [+]
Switzerland -1.10 Apr/15 -0.90 11.92 -1.37 percent [+]
Turkey 7.91 Apr/15 7.61 138.71 -4.01 percent [+]
United Kingdom -0.10 Apr/15 0.00 8.50 -0.10 percent [+]
United States -0.10 Mar/15 0.00 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]