Denmark Inflation April 2021


Denmark: Inflation increases to over three-year high in April

May 10, 2021

Consumer prices increased a seasonally-adjusted 0.38% over the previous month in April, accelerating from March’s 0.10% rise. Looking at the details of the release, April’s result was chiefly due to higher prices for food and clothing. That said, the overall increase was capped by lower prices for diesel.

Meanwhile, inflation came in at 1.5% in April, up from March’s 1.0%. April’s print was the highest inflation rate since October 2017. Consequently, the trend pointed up, with annual average inflation coming in at 0.6% in April (March: 0.4%). Lastly, core inflation inched up to 0.9% in April from March’s 0.8%.

FocusEconomics Consensus Forecast panelists expect inflation to average 1.0% in 2021, which is unchanged from last month’s forecast. For 2022, panelists project inflation to average 1.1%.

Author:, Junior Economist

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Note: Year-on-year and month-on-month variation of consumer price index in %.
Source: Statistics Denmark (DST).

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