Georgia October Consumer Prices: Statistical Summary

Following is a summary of October CPI report from Statistics Georgia in Tbilisi:

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                                   Oct.    Sept.     Aug.     July     June
                                   2011     2011     2011     2011     2011
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                                   -----------Monthly % changes------------
Total monthly changes             -0.2%     0.6%     1.1%    -1.6%    -4.0%
Food and non-alc. beverage        -0.1%     1.1%     1.6%    -5.1%    -8.9%
Alcohol and tobacco               -0.1%     0.0%     0.0%     0.0%     0.1%
Clothing and footwear              0.5%     0.4%    -0.9%    -1.4%    -0.9%
Housing, water, electricity        0.2%     0.5%     0.8%     0.0%    -0.1%
Furnishing                        -0.8%     0.3%     0.9%    -0.6%     0.3%
Health                             0.0%     0.2%     0.2%     0.0%     2.1%
Transport                         -0.7%    -0.4%     2.2%     7.4%    -0.2%
Communication                      0.0%     0.0%     0.5%    -1.9%     0.0%
Recreation and culture             0.2%     1.2%    -0.5%    -0.6%    -0.6%
Education                          0.1%     0.6%    -0.4%     0.4%    -0.5%
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                                   Oct.    Sept.     Aug.     July     June
                                   2011     2011     2011     2011     2011
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                                   -----------Monthly % changes------------
Restaurants and hotels            -0.4%     2.2%    -0.2%     0.4%     0.6%
Misc. goods and services          -0.6%     0.6%     0.1%     0.2%     0.0%
                                  ----------Yearly % changes---------------
Total yearly changes               2.3%     4.6%     7.2%     8.5%    10.0%
Food and non-alc. beverage         1.5%     5.8%    12.5%    16.6%    22.2%
Alcohol and tobacco                2.8%     4.3%     7.7%     8.9%     9.2%
Clothing and footwear             -4.1%    -0.9%    -1.1%     0.0%     1.4%
Housing, water, electricity        2.6%     2.9%     2.5%     1.8%     1.5%
Furnishing                        -0.6%     0.9%     0.3%    -0.3%     3.5%
Health                             0.3%     0.3%     0.1%     0.1%    -0.9%
Transport                         16.3%    17.3%    18.3%    16.3%     8.1%
Communication                     -7.6%    -7.6%   -13.7%   -14.2%   -13.1%
Recreation and culture             0.2%     0.6%     0.9%     1.0%     1.1%
Education                         -0.4%    -1.0%    -1.5%    -1.1%    -2.0%
Restaurants and hotels             5.8%     6.7%     7.3%    10.0%    10.0%
Misc. goods and services           0.9%     2.1%     2.4%     3.7%     6.6%
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SOURCE: Department of Statistics, Ministry of Economic Development of Georgia.

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