Irish Inflation Rate Up to 0.3% in November

In November of 2013, Ireland's annual inflation rate increased marginally to 0.3 percent, from 0.1 percent in October, due to higher cost of education and restaurants and hotels.
CSO | Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com 12/12/2013 11:22:07 AM
The most notable changes in the year were increases in alcoholic beverages and tobacco (+6.2 percent), education (+4.5 percent) and restaurants and hotels (+3.1 percent). There were decreases in clothing and footwear (-4.6 percent), furnishings, household equipment and routine household maintenance (-4.2 percent), communications (-3.1 percent) and Transport (-1.7 percent).

Consumer prices in November, as measured by the CPI, decreased by 0.2 percent in the month. This compares to a decrease of 0.4 percent recorded in November of last year. The most significant monthly price changes were decreases in transport (-1.4 percent) and health (-0.8 percent). There were increases in restaurants and hotels (+0.6 percent) and alcoholic beverages and tobacco (+0.4 percent).

Irish Inflation Rate Up to 0.3% in November