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Leisure Group Shows Lowest Monthly Price Rise

Leisure Group Shows Lowest Monthly Price RiseLeisure Group Shows Lowest Monthly Price Rise

The Consumer Price Index of "leisure and culture" group stood at 265.8 in the third month (May 21-June 20) of the current fiscal year, indicating a 3.6% rise compared to the month before – the lowest monthly growth among 12 groups in the basket of consumer goods and services purchased by households.
The index, with a coefficient of 1.65%, registered a year-on-year increase of 26.5%.
Average CPI of the group in the 12-month period ending June 20, which marks the end of the third Iranian month, Khordad, increased by 34.9% compared to last year’s corresponding period, the Statistical Center of Iran reported.
Overall average goods and services Consumer Price Index in the 12-month period ending June 20 increased by 27.8% compared to the corresponding period last year. 
SCI had put the average annual inflation rate for the preceding Iranian month, which ended on May 20, 2020, at 29.8%. 
Consumer inflation for the month under review registered a year-on-year increase of 22.5% compared with the same  month of the previous Iranian year. The year-on-year inflation of the month ending May 20 was 21%.
The overall CPI (using the Iranian year to March 2017 as base year) stood at 214.2 for the month -- up 2% compared with the month before. 
The overall CPI registered a year-on-year increase of 22.7% for urban areas and 21.1% for rural areas in the month ending June 20. 
It was 212.8 for urban households and 221.9 for rural households, indicating a month-on-month increase of 2% and 2.2% for urban and rural areas, respectively.
SCI put average annual inflation for urban and rural areas at 27.7% and 28.2% respectively. 

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