In November, the consumer price index was influenced the most by transport
According to Statistics Estonia, the change of the consumer price index in November 2014 was -0.8% compared to October 2014 and -0.6% compared to November of the previous year.
Compared to November 2013, goods were 0.8% and services 0.4% cheaper.
Regulated prices of goods and services have fallen by 0.3% and by non-regulated prices 0.7% compared to November of the previous year.
Compared to November 2013, the consumer price index was influenced the most by transport, where motor fuel was 4.4% cheaper than last year. The impact of electricity, heat energy and fuel was somewhat smaller with the electricity that arrived at homes being 6.6% cheaper and heat energy 1.3% cheaper. Compared to the same period of the previous year, 3.1% more expensive alcoholic beverages and 7.4% more expensive tobacco also had a bigger impact on the index. Compared to November 2014, of food products, the prices of conserved milk have increased the most (17%), and the prices of sugar, potatoes and apples have decreased the most (43%, 20% and 19%, respectively).In November compared to October, the consumer price index was mainly influenced by transport which accounted for a half of the decrease because of 29% cheaper plane tickets and 2.1% cheaper motor fuel. Compared to October, of food products, the prices of cucumbers and grapes increased the most (41% and 39%, respectively) and the prices of mandarins decreased the most (26%).
|Commodity group||November 2013 – |
November 2014, %
|October 2014 – |
November 2014, %
|Food and non-alcoholic beverages||-0.8||-0.8|
|Alcoholic beverages and tobacco||3.1||-0.8|
|Clothing and footwear||0.5||0.0|
|Recreation and culture||0.8||-0.5|
|Hotels. cafés and restaurants||4.1||-1.0|
|Miscellaneous goods and services||1.8||-1.0|
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