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Theme: Prices


Consumer Price Index and Retail Price Index, October 2023

07.11.2023


According to the State Statistical Office data, the Consumer Price Index in October 2023, in comparison with the previous month, was 98.5, while the Retail Price Index was 99.4.

A decrease in the Consumer Price index in October 2023, in comparison with the previous month, was registered in milk by 10.1%, eggs by 9.0%, fresh or chilled vegetables other than potatoes and other tubers by 8.6%, mineral waters, soft drinks, fruit and vegetable juices by 6.4%, fresh or chilled fruit by 5.2%, beer by 4.3%, cheese and curd by 4.1%, meat by 3.4%, bread and cereals by 3.3% and oils and fats by 0.9%.

In October, there was also a decrease in the indices of recording media by 7.7%, information processing equipment by 7.3%, fuels and lubricants for personal transport equipment by 3.2%, bicycles by 1.8%, accommodation services by 1.1%, solid fuels for households by 1.0%, games, toys, and hobbies by 0.9%, equipment for sport, camping and open-air recreation by 0.7%, small electric appliances, non-durable household goods, other services in respect of personal transport equipment by 0.6%, motor cars by 0.5% and medical services by 0.2%.

An increase in the Consumer Price Index in October 2023, in comparison with the previous month, was registered in sugar, jam, honey, chocolate and confectionery by 2.4%, food products n.e.c by 1.8%, spirits by 1.4%, fish and seafood by 1.2%, wine by 1.0%, coffee, tea and cocoa by 0.4%.

In October, there was also an increase in the indices of electric appliances for personal care by 9.5%, passenger transport by air by 5.2%, veterinary and other services for pets by 4.7%, gas for households by 3.9%, gardens, plants and flowers by 2.6%, pets and related products by 2.2%, package holidays by 2.0%, domestic services and household services, spare parts and accessories for personal transport equipment by 1.9%, motor cycles by 1.7%, repair of audio-visual, photographic and information processing equipment, other appliances, articles and products for personal care by 1.6%, photographic and cinematographic equipment and optical instruments by 1.5%, furniture and furnishings, education not definable by level by 1.3%, shoes and other footwear by 1.2%, pharmaceutical services by 1.1%, services for the maintenance and repair of the dwelling, other personal effects by 1.0%, equipment for the reception, recording and reproduction of sound and picture by 0.9%, repair of furniture, furnishings and floor coverings, glassware, tableware and household utensils by 0.8%, recreational and sporting services, cultural services by 0.7%, major electric household appliances by 0.6%, garments by 0.5%, maintenance and repair of personal transport equipment by 0.4%, liquid fuels for households, restaurant, cafes and the like, jewellery, clocks and watches by 0.3%, carpets and other floor coverings, passenger transport by road, stationary and drawing materials by 0.2%.

The Consumer Price Index in October 2023, in comparison with October 2022, increased by 3.5%, while the Retail Price Index increased by 3.4%.






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