Inflation in Croatia
Harmonized consumer price inflation in the Euro Area averaged 1.9% in the ten years to 2022, closely in line with the regional average of 1.8%. The 2022 average figure was notably higher at 10.7%. For more inflation information, visit our dedicated page.
Croatia Inflation Chart
Croatia Inflation Data
|Inflation (HICP, ann. var. %, aop)||1.6||0.8||0.0||2.7||10.7|
|Inflation (CPI, ann. var. %, eop)||0.9||1.4||-0.7||5.5||13.1|
|Inflation (CPI, ann. var. %, aop)||1.5||0.8||0.2||2.6||10.8|
|Inflation (HICP, ann. var. %, eop)||1.0||1.3||-0.3||5.2||12.7|
|Inflation (PPI, ann. var. %, aop)||0.0||0.7||-2.6||5.2||26.3|
Harmonized inflation drops to lowest level since February 2022 in October
Harmonized inflation fell to 6.7% in October, following September’s 7.4% reading. October's result marked the lowest inflation rate since February 2022. Looking at the details of the release, prices for food and non-alcoholic beverages and prices for transportation rose at softer rates in October. Accordingly, the trend pointed down, with annual average harmonized inflation coming in at 9.6% in October (September: 10.1%). Meanwhile, consumer price inflation fell to 5.8% in October, from September’s 6.7%. Finally, harmonized consumer prices increased 0.29% over the previous month in October, swinging from the 0.65% drop recorded in September.
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