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, 2019 has increased to 3.6% from 3.4% recorded in September, 2019. The increase of the headline inflation explains that, the speed of price change for commodities for the year ended October, 2019 has increased compared to the speed of price change recorded for the year ended September, 2019. The overall index went up to 115.84 in October, 2019 from 111.83 recorded in October, 2018.

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