Prices of goods and services used for personal consumption in September 2020 in relation to August 2020 decreased by 0.5% on average. Consumer prices in September 2020, increased by 1.8% in relation to September 2019. In September 2020 in relation to December 2019, consumer prices increased by 1.0%, on average.
Observed by main groups according to the destination of consumption in September 2020 in relation to the previous month, decrease of prices was noted in the groups Recreation and culture (-6.4%), Food and nonalcoholic beverages (-0.5%), Clothing and footwear (-0.3%) and in the groups Alcoholic beverages and tobacco and Furnishings household equipement and routine maintenance of the house (each by -0.1%). Increase of prices was noted in the group Communication (0.9%) and in the groups Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels, Transport, Health and Education (each by 0.1%).
Prices of other goods and services mostly remained unchanged.