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CPI up 2.4 per cent last twelve months

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The Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased by 2.4 per cent from April 2017 to April 2018, while the CPI-ATE growth was 1.3 per cent. From March to April 2018 the CPI rose 0.4 per cent, while CPI-ATE increased 0.5 per cent.

Figure 1. Consumer price index. Percentage change from the same month one year before

CPI CPI-ATE
Apr. 2016 3.3 3.2
May 2016 3.4 3.2
June 2016 3.7 3.1
July 2016 4.4 3.7
Aug. 2016 4 3.3
Sep. 2016 3.6 3
Oct. 2016 3.7 3
Nov. 2016 3.6 2.6
Dec. 2016 3.5 2.5
Jan. 2017 2.8 2.1
Feb. 2017 2.5 1.6
Mar. 2017 2.4 1.7
Apr. 2017 2.2 1.7
May 2017 2.1 1.6
June 2017 1.9 1.6
July 2017 1.5 1.2
Aug. 2017 1.3 0.9
Sep. 2017 1.6 1
Oct. 2017 1.2 1.1
Nov. 2017 1.1 1
Dec. 2017 1.6 1.4
Jan. 2018 1.6 1.1
Feb. 2018 2.2 1.4
Mar. 2018 2.2 1.2
Apr. 2018 2.4 1.3

Figure 2. Monthly change in per cent. CPI, CPI-ATE, CPI by divisons

March 2018 - April 2018 March 2017 - April 2017
Miscellaneous goods and services 0 0.5
Restaurants and hotels 1.4 0.5
Education 0 0
Recreation and culture 0.8 1.4
Communications 0.5 -1
Transport 0.7 1.1
Health -0.2 -0.4
Furnishings, household equipment and routine maintenance 1.4 -0.2
Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels -0.5 0
Clothing and footwear 2.1 1.8
Alcoholic beverages and tobacco -0.1 -0.2
Food and non-alcoholic beverages 0.2 -2.1
CPI -ATE All-item index 0.5 0.3
CPI All-item index 0.4 0.2

Figure 3. 12-month rate. CPI, CPI-ATE, CPI by divisions. April 2017 – April 2018

April 2017 – April 2018
Miscellaneous goods and services 1.3
Restaurants and hotels 2.5
Education 6
Recreation and culture 1.9
Communications 2
Transport 3
Health 1.1
Furnishings, household equipment and routine maintenance 0.8
Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels 4
Clothing and footwear -5.3
Alcoholic beverages and tobacco 1.8
Food and non-alcoholic beverages 3.9
CPI -ATE All-item index 1.3
CPI All-item index 2.4