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Transportation Sees Highest Inflation

Transportation Sees Highest Inflation
Transportation Sees Highest Inflation

The average goods and services Consumer Price Index of “transportation” in the 12-month period ending May 21, which marks the end of the second Iranian month of fiscal 2021-22, increased by 65.1% compared with the similar period of the year before
According to the Statistical Center of Iran, this marked the highest inflation among 12 groups of the basket of consumer goods and services purchased by households.
With a coefficient of 9.41%, CPI of “transportation” stood at 387.3 for the month to May 21, indicating a 2% increase compared with the month before. 
The transportation index registered a year-on-year increase of 46.9%. 
Apart from “transportation”, the 12 groups of the basket of consumer goods and services purchased by households surveyed by SCI include “food and beverages” with a coefficient of 26.64%, “tobacco" with 0.59%, "clothing and shoes" with 4.78%, "housing, water, electricity, natural gas and other fuels" with 35.5% (highest), "furniture, home appliances and their maintenance" with 3.93%, "health and treatment" with 7.14%, "communications" with 2.87%, "leisure and culture" with 1.65%, "education" with 1.86%, "hotels and restaurants" with 1.44% and "miscellaneous items and services" with 4.18%.
 

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