KSH: in March, consumer prices increased by 3.6 percent on average compared to the same month of the previous year

By: Trademagazin Date: 2024. 04. 11. 12:49

In March 2024, consumer prices were on average 3.6 percent higher than a year earlier. Compared to February, prices rose by an average of 0.8 percent, telephone and internet services rose by 10.8 percent, the Central Statistics Office (KSH) reported on Thursday.

Compared to March 2023, food prices increased by 0.7 percent, within which the most were sugar (30.9 percent), chocolate and cocoa (11.6 percent), buffet goods (10.4 percent), pork (9 .1 percent), as well as non-alcoholic soft drinks (7.5 percent).

Within the product group, the price of flour decreased by 20.3 percent, that of eggs by 19.7 percent, that of dry pasta by 13.1 percent, that of cheese by 13.0 percent, that of milk by 11.0 percent, and that of bread by 10.5 percent.

Household energy became 3.1 percent cheaper, within which you had to pay 6.9 percent less for piped gas and 3.2 percent less for electricity.

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