CPI and Inflation Report September 2016
In September, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) which measures inflation increased by 17.9 percent (year-on-year), 0.24 percentage points higher than the rate recorded in August 2016 (17.6 percent). Increases were recorded all COICOP divisions which contribute to the Headline Index. Communication and Restaurants and Hotels recorded the lowest rates of increase of the 12 divisions, growing by 5.6 percent and 9.6 percent respectively.
Data source: National Bureau of Statistics