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Consumer Price Index (Dec 2008=100) October 2010


The year-on-year inflation rate (annual percentage change) for the month of October 2010 as measured by the all items Consumer Price Index stood at 3.6 percent,
shedding 0.6 percentage points on the September 2010 rate of 4.2 percent.
The month-on-month inflation rate (monthly percentage change) in October 2010 was 0.2 percent, gaining 0.1 percent on the
September 2010 rate of 0.1 percent.
This means that prices as measured by the all items CPI increased by an average of 0.2 percent from September 2010 to October 2010.
The month-on-month Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages inflation stood at 0.40 percent in October 2010 against the September 2010 rate of -0.04 percent.
The month-on-month non-food inflation stood at 0.14 percent, showing no change on the September 2010 rate of 0.40 percent.
The CPI for the month ending October 2010 stood at 95.3 compared to 95.1 in September 2010 and 92.0 in October 2009.

The month-on-month inflation rate is given by the percentage change in the index of the relevant month of the current year
compared with the index of the previous month in the current year.
Food and non
Alcoholic
alcoholic
beverages and
beverages
tobacco

Clothing and Housing water


footwear
electricity gas
and other fuels

Furniture,
household
equipment and
maintenance

Health

Transport

Communicatio
n

Recreation
and culture

Education

Restaurants
and hotels

Miscellaneous
goods and
services

All Items

1.0
100.0
91.2

5.7
100.0
102.7

2.9
104.4

1.5
100.0
90.5

3.9
100.0
97.9

100.0
100.0
92.1

106.8
94.8
103.6
103.4
104.8
105.4
105.4
105.8
110.6

92.2
88.6
92.2
88.4
87.1
90.3
89.0
88.9
91.6
91.5
92.4
94.2

100.0
99.8
97.6
96.9
98.3
98.9
98.9
97.4
97.5
96.8
96.7
95.9

97.7
94.6
91.7
90.7
89.9
90.4
91.3
91.7
91.2
92.0
91.9
92.3

-2.3
-3.1
-3.0
-1.1
-1.0
0.6
1.0
0.4
-0.5
0.8
-0.1
0.5

-7.7

114.1
112.0
110.0
110.0
110.0
110.8
110.1
110.0
110.0
110.0

95.3
96.1
99.6
99.6
99.9
99.9
99.3
100.0
100.0
100.4

96.5
96.7
97.7
97.0
96.8
97.2
96.9
96.8
96.9
97.5

93.0
93.9
95.0
95.1
95.3
95.2
95.1
95.0
95.1
95.3

0.7
1.0
1.1
0.1
0.3
-0.1
-0.1
-0.1
0.1
0.2

-4.8
-0.7
3.3
4.8
6.1
5.3
4.1
3.6
4.2
3.6

31.9
100.0
87.1

4.9
100.0
91.3

5.7
100.0
85.6

16.2
100.0
106.9

15.1
100.0
97.0

1.3
100.0
92.5

9.8
100.0
101.0

2009 Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
June
July
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec

98.2
94.5
89.1
86.5
85.8
84.7
84.9
85.0
84.0
84.2
84.3
84.9

100.0
94.9
89.1
86.8
86.6
91.2
89.6
90.5
90.1
92.8
91.5
92.7

100.1
96.7
91.1
88.1
82.3
81.3
81.8
81.6
81.1
81.2
82.3
81.9

100.0
99.8
99.6
106.1
106.3
106.0
106.5
109.8
109.8
113.6
113.6
113.8

100.4
98.9
98.3
97.8
94.3
95.2
96.7
96.8
96.6
96.9
96.8
95.9

100.0
92.2
92.0
89.3
90.2
92.6
91.8
93.3
93.4
93.4
90.8
91.5

94.6
91.6
91.7
92.9
94.7
101.5
109.8
109.0
106.5
107.1
106.9
108.9

93.4
93.2
93.8
90.9
90.7
89.9
89.6
89.7
89.3

100.4
102.8
102.3
102.4
103.0
101.5
102.0
101.7
105.8
105.4
102.8
102.7

2010 Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
June
July
Aug
Sep
Oct

86.5
88.0
90.2
91.0
91.6
91.0
91.0
91.0
91.0
91.4

93.4
97.1
101.0
101.9
103.1
102.7
101.5
101.7
101.5
102.9

81.3
81.7
81.2
79.7
79.7
79.9
79.8
79.6
79.7
79.6

113.7
113.7
116.4
115.8
115.2
116.5
115.9
115.9
115.4
116.3

95.6
95.5
94.6
95.8
95.8
95.8
95.8
95.4
95.9
95.9

92.5
92.1
93.4
93.1
93.4
93.2
93.1
92.7
93.2
93.1

107.7
108.9
106.2
105.3
105.7
105.2
105.4
105.2
105.2
105.2

89.3
89.3
88.8
86.2
86.2
86.1
86.3
86.2
86.1
85.7

104.5
103.2
102.1
99.9
100.2
99.8
100.1
99.6
99.7
99.5

Weights
2008 Dec
2009 Average

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