Spain Inflation Rate  1955-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Consumer prices in Spain rose 2.6 percent year-on-year in April, compared to a 2.3 percent increase in the previous month and matching preliminary estimates. Higher inflation rate was mainly driven by faster rise in cost of housing and utilities and cafes, hotels and restaurants and rebound in prices of recreation and culture. Inflation Rate in Spain averaged 6.83 percent from 1955 until 2017, 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.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-04-12 07:00 AM Mar 2.3% 3% 2.3% 2.3%
2017-04-27 07:00 AM Apr 2.6% 2.3% 2.5% 2.5%
2017-05-12 07:00 AM Apr 2.6% 2.3% 2.6% 2.6%
2017-05-30 07:00 AM May 2.6% 2.79%
2017-06-13 07:00 AM May
2017-06-29 07:00 AM Jun 2.90%




Spain Inflation Rate Confirmed At 2.6% In April


Spanish consumer prices rose 2.6 percent year-on-year in April, compared to a 2.3 percent increase in the previous month and marching preliminary estimates. Higher inflation rate was mainly driven by faster rise in cost of housing and utilities and cafes, hotels and restaurants and rebound in prices of recreation and culture.

Year-on-year, consumer prices advanced faster for housing (5.4 percent vs 4.3 percent in March), hotels, cafes and restaurants (2 percent vs 1.2 percent) and recovered for recreation and culture (3.4 percent vs -0.3 percent). Meanwhile, cost eased for transport (6.2 percent vs 6.5 percent) and food and non-alcoholic beverages (1.1 vs 1.4 percent).

Annual core inflation, which strips out volatile food and energy prices, was 1.2 percent, higher than 0.9 percent a month earlier.

On a monthly basis, consumer prices increased 1 percent compared to a flat reading in March.

The EU-harmonised index rose 2.6 percent year-on-year, higher than 2.1 percent in February. The monthly rate went up 0.9 percent from 1.1 percent in March.


INE |Luisa Carvalho | luisa.carvalho@tradingeconomics.com
5/12/2017 7:31:31 AM



Spain Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.60 2.30 28.43 -1.37 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 1.00 0.00 4.58 -1.90 percent [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 102.60 99.25 102.60 53.60 Index Points [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 102.60 100.47 102.60 1.83 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 101.30 100.19 101.30 9.42 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.20 0.86 27.10 -0.10 percent [+]
Producer Prices 108.40 109.30 112.90 13.60 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 6.00 7.40 24.60 -6.70 percent [+]
Export Prices 107.70 108.70 113.40 13.70 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 106.30 107.20 116.80 12.20 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.10 1.40 7.20 -2.75 percent [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 102.58 102.46 107.89 66.03 Index Points [+]
Cpi Transportation 104.69 104.17 110.76 71.87 Index Points [+]


Spain Inflation Rate Notes

In Spain, the most important categories in the consumer price index are food and non-alcoholic beverages (20 percent of the total weight), transport (15 percent), housing and utilities (13 percent) and hotels, cafés and restaurants (12 percent). The index also includes: Recreation and culture (9 percent); miscellaneous goods and services (7 percent); and clothing and footwear (7 percent). Furnishings, household equipment and routine maintenance of the house; health; communications; alcoholic beverages and tobacco; and education account for the remaining 18 percent of total weight. This page provides the latest reported value for - Spain Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Spain Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.60 2.30 28.43 -1.37 1955 - 2017 percent Monthly
2011=100



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