Current inflation rate
In December, CPI inflation (measured as the annual change in the consumer price index) stood at 3.5 per cent (3.3 per cent in November).
The underlying inflation rate CPIX (CPI excluding households' mortgage interest expenditure and the direct effects of changes in indirect taxes and subsidies) was 2.0 per cent in December (1.9 per cent in November).
The inflation is calculated monthly by Statistics Sweden.
Riksbank target: 2 per cent
The Riksbank's target is to maintain inflation at a rate of 2 per cent ±1 percentage point, when measured by CPI.