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.