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CPI by Provinces in the Month of Azar of the Year 1398

CPI by Provinces in the Month of Azar of the Year 1398[1]

All Households

In the month of Azar[2] of the year 1398, the national households general index (1395=100) reached 193.8 which increased by 3.2 percent compared with the previous month. In this month, the province of West Azarbayejan saw the highest monthly inflation rate of the national households with a 6.3 percent increase and the lowest monthly inflation rate went to Kordestan province with a 1.2 percent rise. Percentage change in general index for the national households was 27.8 percent in contrast to the corresponding month of the previous year (point to point inflation). The highest point to point inflation rate was for Ilam province with 33.9 percent and the lowest one was for Kordestan province with 23.1 percent. The twelve-month inflation rate ending the month of Azar of the year 1398 for the national households stood at 40.0 percent. The highest twelve-month inflation rate went to Ilam province with 48.6 percent and the lowest one was for Qom province with 35.2 percent.


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[1]- It is the Iranian year which usually begins on the day of 21 March of the Gregorian calendar. To find the corresponding year of the Gregorian calendar, add 621 or 622 (depending on the time of the year) to a solar Hijri year.  For example the corresponding year of the year 1398 in the Gregorian calendar is (21 March 2019-19 March 2020).

2- Iranian months and their equivalent in Gregorian calendar

Farvardin (21 March-20April)                                                           Azar (23 September-22 October)

Ordibehesht (21 April-21 May)                                                         Azar (23 October-21 November)  

Khordad (22 May-21 June)                                                                Azar (22 November-21 December)

Tir (22 June-22 July)                                                                          Dey (22 December-20 January)

Mordad  (23 July-22 August)                                                             Bahman (21 January-19 February)

Shahrivar (23 August-22 September)                                                 Esfand (20 February-20 March)



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