Poland skyline at golden hour

Poland Inflation May 2019

Poland: Inflation inches up in May

According to data released by the Central Statistical Office (GUS), consumer prices ticked up 0.2% month-on-month in May, following April’s 1.1% jump. The strongest price increases were recorded for food and non-alcoholic beverages, and fuels for personal transport equipment. Core consumer prices in April (the latest month for which data is available) rose 1.0% in month-on-month terms, above March’s 0.4% rise.

Inflation inched up to 2.3% in May from 2.2% in April, marking the fastest increase in one-and-a-half years but nonetheless remaining below the midpoint of the Central Bank’s target range of 2.5% plus or minus 1.0 percentage point. For its part, core inflation in April increased to an over six-year high of 1.7% (March: 1.4%).

All told, annual average inflation inched up to 1.7% in May from April’s 1.6%.

Free sample report

Access essential information in the shortest time possible. FocusEconomics provide hundreds of consensus forecast reports from the most reputable economic research authorities in the world.
Close Left Media Arrows Left Media Circles Right Media Arrows Right Media Circles Arrow Quote Wave Address Email Telephone Man in front of screen with line chart Document with bar chart and magnifying glass Application window with bar chart Target with arrow Line Chart Stopwatch Globe with arrows Document with bar chart in front of screen Bar chart with magnifying glass and dollar sign Lightbulb Document with bookmark Laptop with download icon Calendar Icon Nav Menu Arrow Arrow Right Long Icon Arrow Right Icon Chevron Right Icon Chevron Left Icon Briefcase Icon Linkedin In Icon Full Linkedin Icon Filter Facebook Linkedin Twitter Pinterest