Dictionary of inflation
Inflation, biflation, stagflation… Learn what the different concepts linked to the evolution of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) mean. Media are using them more and more.
This year we have experienced the highest inflation rates since 1985, with increases of up to 10% per year. As a consequence, the purchasing power of the population is shrinking. And the situation in Catalonia is not very different from that in neighbouring countries.
It is becoming increasingly common to find a series of concepts related to the evolution of prices that you should be aware of. We present you our particular inflation dictionary.
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The March CPI stood at 9.8%, the highest rate since 1985.