Average inflation measured by CPI reached 1.64 % in 2019 in Sweden, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 19.5 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, average inflation measured by CPI in Sweden reached an all time high of 17.5 % in 1980 and an all time low of 0.209 % in 2014. When compared to Sweden's main peers, average inflation measured by CPI in Denmark amounted to 0.729 %, 1.14 % in Finland, 2.17 % in Norway and 4.47 % in Russia in 2019.
Sweden has been ranked 110th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of average inflation measured by CPI, 2 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Inflation as measured by the consumer price index (CPI) reflects the annual percentage change in the cost to the average consumer of acquiring a basket of goods and services that may be fixed or changed at specified intervals, such as yearly.