15 Jun Consumer Price Index (CPI) May 2020
The monthly change, May 2020 compared to April 2020, was a decrease of 1.63 percent. This is compared to a monthly increase of 2.79 percent in the previous month of April 2020. The most significant monthly price increases were Clothing and Footwear (+13.84%) and Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (+1.43%). The increase for Clothing and Footwear was mainly due to increases in prices of garments (+12.59%), Shoes and other footwear (+18.63) due to Eid-ul Fitri holiday celebrations.
Change In The Price Indices For May 2020
|wdt_ID||COICOP Classification Group||CPI Weight||May 2019 Index||April 2020 Index||May 2020 Index||% change on previous month and current month||% change on same month of previous year (yr on yr)|
|1||All Groups CPI||100.00||116.81||119.80||121.76||1.63||4.24|
|2||Food & Non-Alcoholic Beverages||46.04||125.15||130.17||132.03||1.43||5.50|
|3||Tobacco & Narcotics||1.25||143.72||137.08||137.08||0.00||-4.62|
|4||Clothing & Footwear||5.03||121.50||121.89||138.76||13.84||14.21|
|5||Housing, Water, Electricity & Gas||23.41||104.30||103.88||104.75||0.84||0.43|
|6||Furnishing, Households and Maintenance||2.93||105.21||103.70||103.70||0.00||-1.43|
|10||Recreation & Culture||1.00||102.31||98.54||98.54||0.00||-3.68|
|COICOP Classification Group||CPI Weight||May 2019 Index||April 2020 Index||May 2020 Index||% change on previous month and current month||% change on same month of previous year (yr on yr)|
The rate of inflation for May 2020 is the percentage change in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) over the twelve-month period, from May 2019 to May 2020.