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Rich-Poor Inflation Gap at 6.5%

Rich-Poor Inflation Gap at 6.5%Rich-Poor Inflation Gap at 6.5%

The average annual inflation gap measured by the Statistical Center of Iran among income deciles stood at 6.5% in the sixth Iranian month (Aug. 22-Sept. 21), indicating a 1.1 percentage point increase compared with the previous month. 
The inflation gap in “food, beverages and tobacco” group among income deciles increased by 0.5 percentage points and that of “non-food and services” group widened by 1.8 percentage point compared with the month before. 
The average goods and services Consumer Price Index in the 12-month period ending Sept. 21 increased 23.4% for the first decile (those with the lowest income) while it grew 29.9% for the 10th decile (those with the highest income). 


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