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CPI by Provinces in the Month of Aban 1397

CPI by Provinces in the Month of Aban 1397[1]

Total Households

In the month of Aban[2] of the year 1397, the nation’s household general index (1395=100) stood at 147.8 which increased by 2.6 percent compared to the previous month. In this month, the province of East Azarbayejan sees the highest monthly inflation rate of the nation’s household with a 4.3 percent increase and the lowest monthly inflation rate belongs to Hamedan province with a 1.4 percent rise. Percentage change of general index for the nation’s households is 34.9 percent compared to the corresponding month of the previous year (point to point inflation). The highest point to point inflation rate is for Sistan & Baluchestan province with 42.6 percent and the lowest one was for Kerman province with 28.8 percent. That is to say that the households residing in Sistan & Baluchestan province, on average, would spend 7.7 percent more than the nation's total mean, and the households living in Kerman province, on average, would spend 6.1 percent less than the nation’s total mean compared to the month of Aban of the year 1396 if thesame range of goods and services” was purchased by these households in both provinces. The twelve month inflation rate ending to the month of Aban of the year 1397 for the nation’s households stood at 15.6 percent. The highest twelve month inflation rate goes to Lorestan province with 19.2 percent and the lowest one is for Kerman province with 12.2 percent. The twelve-month inflation rate gap of provinces in the month of Aban is 7 percent indicating a 1 percentage point rise compared to the previous month.

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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 1397 in the Gregorian calendar is (21 March 2018-20 March 2019).

2- Iranian months and their equivalent in Gregorian calendar

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

Ordibehesht (21 April-21 May)                                                           Aban (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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