The inflation rate in the eurozone remained at 1.5% in September 2017. It rose to 1.8% in the EU as a whole, up from 1.7% in August.
Compared with August 2017, annual inflation rose in eleven member states, remained stable in seven and fell in nine. The largest upward impacts to the euro area annual inflation came from fuels for transport up 0.20 percentage points, restaurants & cafés up 0.15 pp and tobacco up 0.10 pp, while social protection, telecommunication and vegetables had the biggest downward impacts.
The lowest annual rates were registered in Cyprus (0.1%), Ireland (0.2%) and Finland (0.8%). The highest annual rates were recorded in Lithuania (4.6%), Estonia (3.9%) and Latvia (3.0%).