CONSUMER PRICE INDEX MAY 2016
In May, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) which measures inflation recorded a relatively strong increase for the fourth consecutive month. The Headline index increased by 15.6% (year-on-year), 1.9% points higher from rates recorded in April (13.7%). The increase in rates in May relative to April reflects an overall increase in general price level across the economy as all divisions which contribute to the Headline index increased at a faster pace in May.
Data source: National Bureau of Statistics