Prices of goods and services used for personal consumption in August 2020 in relation to July 2020 decreased by 0.1% on average. Consumer prices in August 2020, increased by 1.9% in relation to August 2019.
In August 2020 in relation to December 2019, consumer prices increased by 1.5%, on average. Observed by main groups according to the destination of consumption in August 2020 in relation to the previous month, decrease of prices was noted in the groups Food and non-alcoholic beverages (-1.4%), Clothing and footwear (-1.0%) and Communication (-0.3%). Increase of prices was noted in the groups Recreation and culture (3.3%), Transport (1.1%), Furnishings, household equipment and routine maintenance of the house (0.3%) and in the groups Alcoholic beverages and tobacco, Health and Education (each by 0.2%). Increase of prices was also noted in the group Restaurants and hotels (0.1%).
Prices of other goods and services mostly remained unchanged.