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Statistical news from Statistics Sweden

2011-10-11 9:30 AM Nr 2011:258


Consumer Price Index (CPI), September 2011:

Inflation rate 3.2 percent

The inflation rate was 3.2 percent in September (3.4 percent in August). Swedish consumer prices increased by 0.7 percent from August to September. The CPI for September of 2011 was 313,41 (1980=100).

Seasonally normal price increases for clothing and footwear (12.2 percent) contributed upwards by 0.6 percentage points from August to September 2011. Increased interest costs for owner occupied housing (1.1 percent), as well as higher prices for fuels (2.1 percent) and public transport (4.8 percent) contributed by 0.1 percentage point each. The price increases were counteracted by lower prices for food and non-alcoholic beverages (-0.7 percent) and electricity (-2.2 percent), which contributed downwards by 0.1 percentage point each.

The inflation rate according to CPIF was 1.5 percent and according to CPIX 1.3 percent in September. Both CPIF and CPIX increased by 0.7 percent from August 2011 to September 2011. HICP increased by 0.7 percent from August 2011 to September 2011 and increased by 1.5 percent since September of 2010.

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