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

The Annual Headline Inflation Rate for the month of August, 2022 has slightly increased to 4.6% from 4.5% recorded in July, 2022.

The increase of headline inflation explains that, the speed of price change for commodities for the year ended August, 2022 has increased compared to the speed recorded for the year ended July, 2022. The overall index went up from 103.80 recorded in August, 2021 to 108.63 in August, 2022.

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