CPI and Inflation Report September 2018
The consumer price index, (CPI) which measures inflation increased by 11.28 percent (year-on-year) in September 2018. This is 0.05 percent points higher than the rate recorded in August 2018 (11.23) percent.
Increases were recorded in all COICOP divisions that yielded the Headline index.
On month-on-month basis, the Headline index increased by 0.84 percent in September 2018, down by 0.21 percent points from the rate recorded in August 2018 (1.05) percent.
The percentage change in the average composite CPI for the twelve months period ending September 2018 over the average of the CPI for the previous twelve months period was 13.16 percent, showing 0.39 percent point from 13.55 percent recorded in August 2018.
Data source: National Bureau of Statistics