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SCI: Inflation Inequality Worsens

SCI: Inflation Inequality WorsensSCI: Inflation Inequality Worsens

The average annual inflation gap measured by the Statistical Center of Iran among income deciles stood at 4.7% in the fourth Iranian month (June 21-July 21), indicating a 0.5 percentage point increase compared with the previous month. 
The inflation gap in “food, beverage and tobacco” group among income deciles decreased by 0.9 percentage points, while that of “non-food and services” group increased by 0.1 percentage point compared with the month before. 
The average goods and services Consumer Price Index in the 12-month period ending July 21 increased 24.2% for the first decile (those with the lowest income) while it grew 28.9% for the 10th decile (those with the highest income). 

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