26.Oct .2021 22:30

Annual Inflation Up to 3.6% in the EU

Annual Inflation Up to 3.6% in the EU
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The euro area annual inflation rate was 3.4% in September 2021, up from 3.0% in August.
 
A year earlier, the rate was -0.3%. European Union annual inflation was 3.6% in September 2021, up from 3.2% in August.
 
A year earlier, the rate was 0.3%. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
 
The lowest annual rates were registered in Malta (0.7%), Portugal (1.3%) and Greece (1.9%). The highest annual rates were recorded in Estonia, Lithuania (both 6.4%) and Poland (5.6%). Compared with August, annual inflation fell in one Member State, remained stable in one and rose in twenty-five.

In September, the highest contribution to the annual euro area inflation rate came from energy (+1.63 percentage points, pp), followed by services (+0.72 pp), non-energy industrial goods (+0.57 pp) and food, alcohol & tobacco (+0.44 pp).