Due to some mistakes in statistical data on Consumer price indices, Slovenia, December 2019, published with the First Release on 30 December 2019 are published again. We apologize for the inconvenience.
In 2019 annual inflation at 1.8%
In 2019 annual inflation stood at 1.8% and average annual inflation at 1.6% (in 2018 they were 1.4% and 1.7%, respectively).
In one year, service prices went up on average by 2.9% and goods prices by 1.3%. Non-durable goods prices and semi-durable goods prices went up by 2.2% and 0.4%, respectively, while durable goods prices went down by 1.8%.
In 2019 the greatest impact on the annual inflation (0.5 of a percentage point) came from higher prices of food (by 3.5%). Additional 0.4 p.p. was added by 4.4% higher prices of miscellaneous goods and services. Additional 0.2 p.p. each was added by higher prices of water supply and miscellaneous services relating to dwelling (by 6.7%) and by higher prices of catering services (by 3.8%).
In 2019 there were no significant price decreases that would markingly affect the annual inflation; it was lowered the most (by 0.1 of a percentage point) by 2.3% lower prices of motor cars.
In December 2019 prices at the monthly level 0.2% lower
The monthly inflation rate was lowered (by 0.1 of a percentage point) by lower prices of package international holidays (by 4.1%), by lower prices of clothing and footwear (by 1.3% and 2.9%, respectively) and by cheaper purchase of vehicles (by 1.0%).
On the other hand, the monthly growth rate was pushed up by 0.1 of a percentage point by higher prices of package domestic holidays (by 3.6%) and by higher prices of services in the group electricity, gas and other fuels (by 0.6%).
Consumer price indices, Slovenia
Growth rates of harmonised consumer prices, Slovenia