Inflation in Spain
Harmonized consumer price inflation averaged 1.6% in the ten years to 2022. The 2022 average figure was 8.3%. For more inflation information, visit our dedicated page.
Spain Inflation Chart
Spain Inflation Data
|Inflation (HICP, ann. var. %, aop)||1.7||0.8||-0.3||3.0||8.3|
|Inflation (HICP, ann. var. %, eop)||1.2||0.8||-0.6||6.6||5.5|
|Inflation (Core, ann. var. %, aop)||0.9||0.9||0.7||0.8||5.2|
|Inflation (PPI, ann. var. %, aop)||3.0||-0.4||-4.3||17.3||35.5|
Harmonized inflation rises further in October
Harmonized inflation rose to 3.5% in October from September’s 3.3%. A softer fall in prices for electricity was mainly behind the acceleration. The trend declined, with annual average harmonized inflation coming in at 3.9% in October (September: 4.2%). Meanwhile, core inflation fell to 5.2% in October from 5.8% in September. Lastly, harmonized consumer prices rose 0.26% in October over the previous month, following the 0.58% increase seen in the previous month.
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