Prices rose at a slower pace for: food and non-alcoholic beverages (+10.17 percent from +12.41 percent in October); housing and utilities (+3.97 percent from +4.45 percent); and transport (+4.48 percent from +5.31 percent). Additional upward pressure came from: Health (+11.27 percent); recreation and culture (+6.15 percent); clothing (+4.40 percent); furnishings and household equipment (+1.81 percent); and communication (+1.69 percent).
The highest inflation rates were recorded for Belém (+8.04 percent), Porto Alegre (+7.87 percent), Campo Grande (+7.76 percent) and Recife (+7.70 percent), while the lowest rates were recorded for Curitiba (+5.48 percent), Vitória (+5.50 percent) and Brasília (+5.72 percent).
On a monthly basis, consumer prices increased by 0.18 percent, following a 0.26 percent rise in October. Cost rose at a slower pace for housing (+0.30 percent from +0.42 percent in October) and transport (+0.28 percent from +0.75 percent); while it fell for food (-0.20 percent from -0.05 percent).