Swiss Consumer prices increased by 0.6 % in March 2022

The consumer price index (CPI) increased by 0.6% in March 2022 compared with the previous month, reaching 103.0 points (December 2020 = 100). Inflation was +2.4% compared with the same month of the previous year. These are the results of the Federal Statistical Office (FSO).

The 0.6 % increase compared with the previous month is due to several factors including rising prices for fuel. Heating oil also recorded a price increase, as did air transport. In contrast, prices for supplementary accommodation and hire of private means of transport decreased.