Domestic Economy

Rich-Poor Inflation Gap at 8.3%

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The average annual inflation gap measured by the Statistical Center of Iran among income deciles stood at 8.3% in the first Iranian month (March 21-April 20), indicating a 0.5 percentage point decrease compared with the previous month (8.8%). 
Income deciles are groupings that result from ranking either all households or all persons in the population in the ascending order according to income, and then dividing the population into 10 groups, each comprising approximately 10% of the estimated population. 
The inflation gap in “food, beverages and tobacco” group among income deciles increased by 0.3 percentage points and that of “non-food and services” group widened by 0.6 percentage point compared with the month before. 


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