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A Report on Consumer Price Indices for Goods and Services of Households in the Total Country in the Month of Azar of the Year 1396 (Base year 1395)

A report on Consumer Price Indices for Goods and Services of Households in the Total Country in the Month of Azar of the Year 1396[1] (Base year 1395)

1. The general index (base year 1395=100) for households in the total country, urban areas and rural areas in the month of Azar (22 November-21 December 2017) of the year 1396 shows the figures of 110.4, 110.3 and 111.0, respectively, which increased by 0.7 percent for the total country and urban areas and 1.0 percent for rural areas in contrast to the preceding month. The increase in the general index for the total country and urban areas was 8.9 percent, and 9.0 percent for rural areas compared to the corresponding month of the previous year (point-to-point inflation), which has not changed for the total country and urban areas, but has decreased by 0.2 percentage point for rural areas over the same information in the previous month. Percentage changes in the general index (inflation rate of consumer goods and services for households) for the 12 months ending to the month of Azar of the year 1396 were 8.0 percent for the total country, 7.8 percent for urban areas and 9.2 percent for rural areas in contrast to the corresponding period of the previous year, which grew by 0.2 percentage point for the total country and rural areas and 0.3 percentage point for urban areas over the same information in the previous month (Aban).

2-The CPI for the major group of "Foods, Beverages and Tobaccos" in this month for the total country, urban and rural areas reached the figures of 114.7, 114.9 and 114.1, respectively, which increased by 2.4 percent for the total country and urban areas, and 2.3  percent for rural areas, compared to the previous month. The index of the major group of “Foods, Beverages and Tobacco " increased by 13.0 percent for the total country, 13.3 percent for urban areas and 11.9 percent for rural areas, in contrast to the corresponding month of the previous year. Percentage changes in this group for the 12 months ending to the month of Azar of the year 1396 were 12.4 percent for the total country, 12.5 percent for urban areas, and 12.3 percent for rural areas compared to the corresponding period of the previous year. The index of the major group of “Foods” for the total country, urban and rural areas in the mentioned month reached the figures of 115.0, 115.1 and 114.5, respectively, which increased by 2.5 percent for the total country, urban and rural areas compared to the previous month. The index of the major group of “foods” for the total country, urban areas and rural areas increased by 13.3, 13.6 and 12.2 percent, respectively compared to the corresponding month of the previous year. The 12- month inflation rates of this group for the total country, urban areas and rural areas were 12.6, 12.7 and 12.5 percent respectively.

3- The index of the major group of "non-foods and services" in the month of the Azar of the year 1396 reached 108.8 for the total country and urban areas, and 109.0 for rural areas, which increased by 0.1 percent for the total country and urban areas, and 0.2 percent for rural areas compared to the previous month. Moreover, the index of the major group of "non-foods and services" rose by 7.4 percent for the total country and urban areas and 7.1 percent for rural areas compared to the corresponding month of the previous year. The inflation rates of this group for the 12 months ending to the month of Azar of the year 1396 were 6.4, 6.3 and 7.2 percent respectively for the total country, urban areas and rural areas compared to the corresponding period of the previous year.

 

[1] . It is the Iranian year which usually begins within a 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 1396 in the Gregorian calendar is (21 March 2017-20 March 2018).

 

 

 

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