Inflation in first 11 months 4.22% higher than last year

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AMMAN — The average consumer price index rose 4.22 percent from 102.36 in the period of January to November in 2021 to 106.68 in the same period in 2022, a Department of Statistics report said, according to Al-Mamlaka TV.

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Key commodities that contributed to the rise included fuel and electricity, which rose by 24.66 percent; transportation, which rose by 5.73 percent; rent by 2.38 percent; culture and entertainment by 9.50 percent; and dry and canned vegetables by 6.57 percent.


Inflation in November increased by 4.99 percent compared to the same month last year, rising from 103.06 to 108.19, the report said.


The department attributed the rise mainly to fuel and electricity, which rose by 35.32 percent; rent by 4.48 percent; transportation by 4.63 percent; dairy products and eggs by 7.67 percent; and culture and entertainment by 10.51 percent.



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