The monthly inflation in October 2021 was 1.8% compared to September 2021


Consumer price index (CPI)

The consumer price index in October 2021 compared to September 2021 was 101.8%, i.e. the monthly inflation was 1.8%. The inflation rate since the beginning of the year (October 2021 compared to December 2020) has been 5.4% and the annual inflation in October 2021 compared to October 2020 was 6.0%. The annual average inflation, measured by CPI, in the last 12 months (November 2020 - October 2021) compared to the previous 12 months (November 2019 - October 2020) was 2.1%.

In October 2021 compared to the previous month the prices of goods and services in the main consumer groups changed as follows:
· Food and non-alcoholic beverages - an increase of 1.6%;
· Alcoholic beverages and tobacco - an increase of 0.3%;
· Clothing and footwear - an increase of 8.3%;
· Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels - an increase of 3.0%

· Furnishings, household equipment and routine maintenance of the house - an increase of 1.1%;
· Health - an increase of 0.2%;
· Transport - an increase of 2.5%;
· Communications - a decrease of 0.2%;
· Recreation and culture - an increase of 3.2%;
· Education - a decrease of 0.2%;
· Restaurants and hotels - an increase of 0.8%;
· Miscellaneous goods and services - an increase of 0.3%.