Finland Inflation Rate


Consumer prices in Finland increased by 1.2 percent year-on-year in February 2017, after rising by 0.8 percent in the previous month. It was the highest inflation rate since September 2014 with the biggest upward pressure coming from: Transport (4.5 percent from 3.7 percent in January); housing and utilities (1.4 percent from 1.7 percent); alcoholic beverages and tobacco (3.5 percent, the same as in January); health (2.6 percent from 3.2 percent); restaurants and hotels (1.4 percent, the same as in January); and clothing and footwear (1.8 percent from -0.5 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices increased by 0.5 percent, recovering from a 0.6 percent drop in January. Inflation Rate in Finland averaged 4.87 percent from 1961 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 19.31 percent in January of 1975 and a record low of -1.54 percent in October of 2009.


Finland Inflation Rate

Please Paste this Code in your Website


In Finland, the most important category in the consumer price index is housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (24.6 percent of total weight). Food and non-alcoholic beverages accounts for 13.5 percent; transport for 13.4 percent and recreation and culture for 11.5 percent. Consumer price index in Finland also includes miscellaneous goods and services (7.4 percent); restaurants and hotels (6.8 percent) and furnishings, household equipment and routine household maintenance (5.4 percent). Health; alcoholic beverages and tobacco; clothing and footwear; communication and education account for remaining 17.3 percent of total weight. This page provides the latest reported value for – Finland Inflation Rate – plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Finland Inflation Rate – actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases – was last updated on March of 2017.