Consumer price index (CPI) increased by 1.03%
A rise in general index was realized in CPI (2003=100) on the previous month by 1.03%, on December of the previous year by 2.27%, on same month of the previous year by 19.71% and on the twelve months moving averages basis by 18.70% in March 2019.The highest monthly increase was 3.48% in health
In March 2019, the indices rose for food and non-alcoholic beverages 2.44%, for education 1.45%, for transportation 0.75% and for hotels, cafes and restaurants 0.67%.The only monthly decrease was 0.29% in communication
In March 2019, the indices declined only for communication amongst the main groups by 0.29%.The highest annual increase was 29.77% in food and non-alcoholic beverages
Miscellaneous goods and services with 27.94%, furnishing and household equipment with 26.98%, recreation and culture with 20.08% and health with 19.72% were the other main groups where high annual increases realized.The indicator for CPI having specified coverage (B) increased by 0.28%
A rise in CPI excluding unprocessed food, energy, alcoholic beverages, tobacco and gold was realized in CPI (2003=100) on the previous month by 0.28%, on December of the previous year by 0.31%, on same month of the previous year by 17.72% and on the twelve months moving averages basis by 18.15% in March 2019.
In March 2019 within average prices of 418 items in the index, average prices of 33 items remained unchanged while average prices of 270 items increased and average prices of 115 items decreased.Consumer price index, March 2019
The next release on this subject will be on May 03, 2019.