CPI October 2017

The Headline Inflation Rate measures inflation rate when all items in the fixed CPI basket are included.

The Annual Headline Inflation Rate for the month of October, 2017 has decreased to 5.1% from 5.3% recorded in September, 2017.

This decrease in headline inflation explains that, the speed of price change for commodities in the year ending October, 2017 has decreased compared to the speed of price change recorded in September, 2017.

The overall index went up to 108.41 in October, 2017 from 103.17 recorded in October, 2016. Food and Non Alcoholic Beverages Inflation Rate for the Month of October, 2017 has decreased to 8.8% from 9.3% recorded in September, 2017. 

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