Prices of goods and services used for personal consumption in May 2019 in relation to April 2019 decreased by 0.3% on average. Consumer prices in May 2019, increased by 2.2% in relation to May 2018. In May 2019, in relation to December 2018, consumer prices increased by 2.0% on average.
Observed by main groups according to the destination of consumption in May 2019 in relation to the previous month, decrease of prices was noted in the groups Food and non-alcoholic beverages (-1.5%) and Health (-0.1%). Increase of prices was noted in the groups Restaurants and hotels (0.8%), Transport (0.7%), Communication (0.6%), in the groups Clothing and footwear and Furnishings, household equipment and routine maintenance of the house (by 0.3% each) and in the group Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (0.1%).
Prices of other goods and services mostly remained unchanged.