Cost of housing (+7.37 percent from +7.62 percent in May) and transportation (+6.34 percent from +7.66 percent) went up at a slower pace. Additional upward pressure came from: Food and non-alcoholic beverages (+12.83 percent); health (+11.79 percent); education (+9.15 percent); recreation and leisure activities (+8.04 percent) and furnishings and household equipment (+6.03 percent).
The highest inflation rates were recorded for Fortaleza (+10.37 percent), Porto Alegre (+9.67 percent) and Goiânia (+9.29 percent), while the lowest rates were recorded for Vitória (+7.43 percent), Brasília (+7.55 percent) and Belo Horizonte (+8.24 percent).
On a monthly basis,
consumer prices rose 0.35 percent, slowing from a 0.78 percent growth in the previous month, as prices of housing (+0.63 percent from +1.79 percent in May) and food (+0.71 percent from +0.78 percent) rose at a slower pace while cost of transportation continued to fall (-0.58 percent from -0.53 percent).