Consumer price indices, June 2022

Consumer prices are still rising: 10.4% per year, 8.2% in the first half of the year and 2.7% per month

Annual inflation was influenced the most by higher prices of petroleum products, food and electricity, and monthly inflation by higher prices of electricity, package holidays and food.

  • 30 June 2022 at 10:30
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High annual inflation rate

In one year, consumer prices went up by 10.4%. Goods and service prices increased on average by 13.1% and 5.3%, respectively. As regards goods, non-durable goods prices went up by 16.5%, durable goods prices by 10.5%, and semi-durable goods prices by 2.9%.

The largest upward impact on the annual inflation, 2.1 percentage points, came from higher prices of electricity, gas and other fuels (gas prices went up by 49.4%, heat energy prices by 43.6% and electricity prices by 29.4%), followed by price jumps of petroleum products and food (food prices increased by 12.8%), which contributed 1.9 p.p., each. Liquid fuel prices increased by 54.6% and the prices of fuels and lubricants for personal transport equipment by 34.5%. Among food, the prices of bread and cereals increased by 16.2% and of meat by 12.9%.

Annual inflation was offset by 0.2 p.p. by 5.3% cheaper services from the group communication.

The price movement in the first half of the year

In the first six months of 2022, consumer prices increased by 8.2% (in the same period last year by 2.8%).

The prices in the group housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels went up the most (by 16.9%). They were followed by higher prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages (by 10.5%), transport (by 10.1%) and recreation and culture (by 9.5%).

In the first half of the year, prices decreased only in the group communication, on average by 1.4%.

Monthly inflation 2.7%

As expected, after most measures to mitigate the effects of high energy prices have expired, electricity prices increased the most (by 53.9%), and pushed inflation up by 1.6 p.p. The prices of package holidays increased by 10.4% and raised inflation by 0.4 p.p., while 1.6% higher food prices contributed 0.3 p.p. Additional 0.1 p.p. each was added by price jumps of liquid fuels (by 9.7%), new motor cars (by 2.1%), household furniture (by 2.4%), other services in respect of personal transport equipment (by 3.9%), restaurants and hotels (by 1%), and miscellaneous goods and services (by 0.9%).

Monthly inflation was partially offset (by 0.1 p.p. each) by price reductions of clothing and footwear (by 1%) and diesel (by 2.5%).

Harmonised indices of consumer prices

Measured with the harmonised index of consumer prices, the annual growth of consumer prices was 10.8% (in June 2021 it was 1.7%). The monthly price growth was 2.3% (in May 2022 it was 2%).

On average, goods prices went up by 13.4% and service prices by 5.8%. As regards goods, non-durable goods prices went up by 17.2%, durable goods prices by 9.1%, and semi-durable goods prices by 3.6%.

Measured with the harmonised index of consumer prices, in May 2022 the annual inflation rate in the EMU countries was 8.1% (up from 7.4% in April). In the EU-27 Member States it was 8.8% (up from 8.1% in April). The lowest annual inflation rate was recorded in France (5.8%) and the highest in Estonia (20.1%); in Slovenia it stood at 8.7%.

Table with the latest data is available in the SiStat Database.
Annual growth rates of consumer prices, Slovenia
Annual growth rates of consumer prices, Slovenia
Consumer price indices, Slovenia
VI 2022
VI 2021
VI 2022
V 2022 
VI 2022 
XII 2021
I–VI 2022
I–VI 2021
VI 2022
Ø 2015 
Total110.4102.7108.2107.3118.27
01 Food and non-alcoholic beverages112.5101.6110.5108.4125.28
02 Alcoholic beverages and tobacco105.3100.5104.0103.9116.16
03 Clothing and footwear102.099.0100.7103.1105.41
04 Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels123.9112.4116.9111.0140.16
05 Furnishing, household equipment and routine household maintenance112.3101.5107.7109.3115.95
06 Health103.2100.5101.9103.6110.77
07 Transport117.2101.1110.1114.7114.37
08 Communications94.7101.098.695.6100.47
09 Recreation and culture105.7103.7109.5105.0110.06
10 Education100.4100.2100.2100.4113.39
11 Restaurants and hotels109.5101.0107.1108.1124.69
12 Miscellaneous goods and services103.1100.9105.1101.7113.53
  Goods113.1103.1109.2108.9118.64
  Services105.3102.0106.3104.1117.65
Growth rates of harmonised consumer prices, Slovenia
VI 2022
VI 2021
VI 2022
V 2022 
VI 2022 
XII 2021
I–VI 2022
I–VI 2021
VI 20221)
Ø 2015 
Total10.82.38.07.7118.61
01 Food and non-alcoholic beverages12.21.610.48.3124.49
02 Alcoholic beverages and tobacco5.30.53.83.9116.14
03 Clothing and footwear2.5-0.9-0.13.3103.37
04 Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels25.813.318.711.6142.18
05 Furnishing, household equipment and routine household maintenance10.71.26.78.3112.83
06 Health5.00.93.75.2113.44
07 Transport18.80.611.116.4117.32
08 Communications-4.61.30.6-4.3101.69
09 Recreation and culture3.91.04.63.9108.16
10 Education0.40.10.10.4112.04
11 Restaurants and hotels10.31.17.68.4126.53
12 Miscellaneous goods and services3.81.13.62.1113.76
  Goods13.42.89.39.3117.95
  Services5.81.25.24.4118.49
1) Indices.
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