Official Statistics of Finland

Consumer price index

Producer: Statistics Finland

Latest release:
Inflation 2.1 per cent in April
14 May 2021
The year-on-year change in consumer prices calculated by Statistics Finland was 2.1 per cent in April. In March, inflation stood at 1.3 per cent. The increase in the inflation rate was particularly due to the rapid fall in fuel prices during spring 2020. Due to the fall, the increase in fuel prices from last April to this April was considerably larger than from March to March.

Description: The Consumer Price Index describes development in the prices of products and services purchased by households in Finland. The Consumer Price Index is used as a general measure of inflation.
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Change: Impact of the COVID-19 virus on the data collection, data processing and index calculation of the Consumer Price Index
14 Apr 2020

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Consumer price index [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-0254. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 16.5.2021].
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