Rise in consumer prices in Serbia

NEWS 14.11.2022 13:32

Prices of goods and services used for personal consumption in October 2022 increased by 15 percent in relation to October 2021, said the Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia (RZS).

Compared to September 2022, consumer prices increased by 1.9 percent on average and, in relation to December 2021, they went up by 13.5 percent on average.

Observed by main groups according to the destination of consumption in October 2022 in relation to the previous month, increase of prices was noted in the groups restaurants and hotels (4.1 percent), food and non-alcoholic beverages (3.5 percent), clothing and footwear (2.2 percent), furnishings, household equipment and routine household maintenance (1.7 percent), housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (1.5 percent), education (1.3 percent), transport (0.6 percent), recreation and culture (0.5 percent) and in the groups alcoholic beverages and tobacco, communication and health (each by 0.2 percent).

Prices of other goods and services mostly remained unchanged, said the Statistical Office.