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

The inflation rate in Spain was recorded at -0.70 percent in March of 2015. Inflation Rate in Spain averaged 7.06 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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Spain Inflation Rate


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.70 -1.10 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 Sunday, April 19, 2015.


Spain Reports Deflation for Nine Straight Month


Consumer prices in Spain fell 0.7 percent year-on-year in March of 2015 from a 1.1 percent drop in February and matching preliminary estimates. Final figures showed the decline in the cost of fuel and lubricants eased, cost of housing decreased and prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages were higher.

Year-on-year, cost of transport decreased by 3.5 percent, compared to a 5.6 percent decline reported in February. Cost of leisure and culture also declined by 0.4 percent. Prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages increased by 0.4 percent, following a 0.2 percent rise in the previous month. In contrast, housing cost decreased by 2.0 percent from a 1.9 percent decline in February, due to lower prices of gas, electricity and other services.

Core inflation was recorded at 0.2 percent for the third consecutive month.

On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 0.6 percent in March after increasing 0.2 percent in February. Price increases were reported for: transport (+2.2 percent); clothing and footwear (+4.3 percent); leisure and culture (+0.8 percent) and hotels, cafe and resturants (+0.3 percent). In contrast, prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages declined by 0.5 percent.

The EU-harmonized index decreased 0.8 percent year-on-year but rose 2.0 percent month-over-month.

INE l Rida Husna l rida@tradingeconomics.com
4/14/2015 12:15:53 PM


Recent Releases

Spanish Deflation Eases Slightly
Consumer prices in Spain are expected to fall 0.7 percent year-on-year in March of 2015, less than a 1.1 percent drop in February. Published on 2015-03-30

Spain Reports Deflation For Eight Consecutive Month
Consumer prices in Spain fell 1.1 percent year-on-year in February of 2015, slowing from a 1.3 percent drop in January and matching preliminary estimates. Final figures showed the decline in the cost of fuel and lubricants eased while food prices increased. Published on 2015-03-12


Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-03-12 08:00 AM
Inflation Rate YoY Final  Feb
-1.1% -1.3% -1.1% -1.1%
2015-03-30 08:00 AM
Inflation Rate YoY Prel  Mar
-0.7% -1.1% -1.03%
2015-04-14 08:00 AM
Inflation Rate YoY Final  Mar
-0.7% -1.1% -0.7% -0.7%
2015-04-30 08:00 AM
Inflation Rate YoY Prel  Apr
-0.7% -1.09%
2015-05-13 08:00 AM
Inflation Rate YoY Final  Apr
-0.7%
2015-05-29 08:00 AM
Inflation Rate YoY Prel  May
-1.15%


Spain Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate -0.70 -1.10 28.43 -1.37 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.60 0.20 4.58 -1.85 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 102.67 102.02 104.56 1.83 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 0.20 0.15 27.10 -0.10 percent [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 120.20 117.83 121.90 117.66 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 102.77 102.24 103.93 9.42 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 107.60 107.40 112.90 13.60 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change -1.60 -2.80 24.60 -6.70 percent [+]
Export Prices 108.70 109.10 113.40 13.70 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 102.00 109.00 116.80 12.20 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 0.40 0.20 7.20 -2.75 percent [+]


Inflation Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 1.70 Nov/14 2.30 23.90 -1.30 percent [+]
Brazil 8.13 Mar/15 7.70 6821.31 1.65 percent [+]
Canada 1.20 Mar/15 1.00 21.60 -17.80 percent [+]
China 1.40 Mar/15 1.40 28.40 -2.20 percent [+]
Euro Area -0.10 Mar/15 -0.30 5.00 -0.70 percent [+]
France -0.10 Mar/15 -0.30 18.80 -0.70 percent [+]
Germany 0.30 Mar/15 0.09 11.54 -7.62 percent [+]
India 5.17 Mar/15 5.37 11.16 4.38 percent [+]
Indonesia 6.38 Mar/15 6.29 82.40 -1.17 percent [+]
Italy -0.09 Mar/15 -0.09 25.64 -0.60 percent [+]
Japan 2.20 Feb/15 2.40 25.00 -2.52 percent [+]
Mexico 3.14 Mar/15 3.00 179.73 2.91 percent [+]
Netherlands 0.38 Mar/15 0.20 11.19 -1.30 percent [+]
Russia 16.90 Mar/15 16.70 2333.30 3.60 percent [+]
South Korea 0.40 Mar/15 0.50 32.50 0.20 percent [+]
Spain -0.70 Mar/15 -1.10 28.43 -1.37 percent [+]
Switzerland -0.90 Mar/15 -0.80 11.92 -1.37 percent [+]
Turkey 7.61 Mar/15 7.55 138.71 -4.01 percent [+]
United Kingdom 0.00 Mar/15 0.00 8.50 0.00 percent [+]
United States -0.10 Mar/15 0.00 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]