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Services Producer Price Index, 4th quarter 2019

Service prices unchanged in fourth quarter 2019

Statistical news from Statistics Sweden 2020-02-07 9.30

The Service Producer Price Index remained unchanged from the third to the fourth quarter of 2019. Since the fourth quarter of 2018, the Service Producer Price Index has increased by 2.3 percent. The corresponding annual rate in the previous quarter was 2.5 percent.

Changes during the last quarter

The main downward contribution was lower prices on travel agency and tour operator services, down by 0.3 percentage points. Rental and operating services of own or leased real estate and management consulting services each provided an upward contribution of 0.1 percentage point.

Changes during the last year

The annual rate on travel agency and tour operator services was 7.2 percent, on rental and operating services of own or leased real estate it was 3.5 percent, and on accommodation services, the annual rate was 3.1 percent in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Service Producer Price Indices by sections
 Service Producer
Price Indices by
sections
Weight
2019
IndexQuarterly
change,
percent
Annual
change,
percent
Effect*
*Section   Q4 2019,
2015=100
Q3 2019–
Q4 2019
Q4 2018–
Q4 2019
Q3 2019–
Q4 2019
 
SPPI
1 000.0 106.2 0.0 2.3 0.0
H
Transport and storage services
202.6 108.1 0.0 2.6 0.0
I
Hotel and restaurant services
66.9 112.1 0.2 3.2 0.0
J
Information and communication services
223.9 98.6 ‑0.3 0.8 ‑0.1
L
Real estate services
144.8 107.5 0.8 3.4 0.1
M
Professional, scentific and technical services
212.5 107.5 0.9 2.5 0.2
N
Administrative and support services
139.0 110.4 ‑2.0 3.0 ‑0.3
R+S
Other services
10.3 106.4 ‑0.1 1.2 0.0

H includes (49-53), I includes (55-56), J includes (58-63), L includes (68), M includes (69-75), N includes (77-82), R+S includes (93+95-96). *Contribution to quarterly change in percentage points to total SPPI

Next publishing will be

Service Producer Price Index for the first quarter 2020 will be published on 2020-05-08 at 9:30.

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