Headline inflation rate decreases to 2.4% in October 2019
18 November 2019
Headline inflation rate decreased to 2.4% in October 2019 from 3.0% in September 2019. Inflation rate decreased for Transport and Education indices, from 6.2% to 2.7% and from 3.2% to 3.1% respectively. Inflation increased for other group indices, Miscellaneous Goods & Services, Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco, Clothing & Footwear, Restaurants & Hotels, Food & Non-alcoholic Beverages, Communication, Recreation & Culture and Furnishing, Household Equipment & Routine Maintenance. Inflation remained unchanged for  Housing, Water, Electricity, Gas and Other Fuels (1.6%) and Health (0.9%). Trimmed mean measure of core inflation also decreased to 2.1% from 2.7% in September 2019 while inflation excluding administered prices was unchanged at 2.3%.