Prices of goods and services used for personal consumption in October 2021 in relation to September 2021 increased by 0.9% on average. Consumer prices in October 2021, increased by 6.6% in relation to October 2020. In October 2021 in relation to December 2020, consumer prices increased by 6.4%, on average.
Observed by main groups according to the destination of consumption in October 2021 in relation to the previous month, increase of prices was noted in the groups Transport (1.8%), Clothing and footwear (1.6%), Food and non-alcoholic beverages (1.3%), Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (0.9%), Furnishings, household equipment and routine maintenance of the house (0.6%). Increаse of prices was noted, also, in the groups Restaurants and hotels and Education (each by 0.5%), Alcoholic beverages and tobacco (0.3%), Recreation and culture (0.2%) and in the groups Communication and Health (each by 0.1%).
Prices of other goods and services mostly remained unchanged.