Prices in Ireland are estimated to have risen by 6.3% in the 12 months to April 2023.
This is according to the latest figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO), which has published the flash estimates of inflation from the EU Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices (HICP) for Ireland for April 2023.
It said the EU HICP for Ireland increased by 6.3% in the 12 months to April 2023 and increased by 0.3% since March 2023.
This compares with HICP inflation of 7% in Ireland in the 12 months to March 2023 and an annual increase of 6.9% in the HICP for the Eurozone in the same period.
Looking at the components of the flash HICP for Ireland in April 2023, energy prices are estimated to have fallen by 1.3% in the month and risen by 12.1% over the 12 months to April 2023.
Food prices are estimated to have increased by 0.5% in the last month and are up by 12.8% in the last 12 months.
The HICP excluding energy and unprocessed food is estimated to have risen by 5.3% since April 2022.
Eurostat will publish flash estimates of inflation from the EU HICP for the Eurozone for April 2023 on 02 May 2023.