0.3% the Average decrease of the Inflation Rate for September

0.3% the Average decrease of the Inflation Rate for September

The monthly report on inflation in Jordan issued by the Department of Statistics indicates that the Consumer Price Average (Inflation) reached 124.89 in September 2019 against 125.25 during the same month of 2018 recorded a decrease by 0.3%. The main commodities groups, which contributed to this decrease, were “Transport” by 0.40 percentage points, “Dairy and its products and eggs” by 0.22 percentage points, “Fuel & lighting” by 0.14 percentage points ,
“Tobacco and Cigarettes” by 0.16 percentage points and “Meat & Poultry” by 0.10 percentage points .

Meanwhile, the main commodities groups which witnessed an increase in their prices were “Rents” by 0.51 percentage points, “Cereals and their products” by 0.12 percentage points, “Education” by 0.10 percentage points and “Culture &Recreation” by 0.05 percentage points.

On the monthly level, the Consumer Price index for September 2019 has decreased by 0.6% compared with the previous month (August) 2019. The main commodities groups which contributed to this decrease were “Meat & Poultry” by 0.40 percentage points, “Vegetables, Dried and Canned Legumes” by 0.18 percentage points, “Transport” by 0.13 percentage points and “Fuel & lighting” and “Fish& sea products” by 0.01 percentage points for each . Meanwhile, the main groups which witnessed an increase in their prices were “ Education” by 0.11 percentage points, “Dairy and its products and eggs” by 0.02 percentage points and “Fruits &Nuts” and “personal luggage” by 0.01 percentage points for each.
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