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).