The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices increased by 2.2% in Cyprus in June this year, data released by the Cyprus Statistical Service (CyStat) on Friday show.
In particular, the Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices (HICP) increased by 2.2% when compared to the index of June 2020.
When compared to the index of May 2021, the HICP increased by 1.0%. For the period January – June 2021 the HICP recorded an increase of 0.6% compared to the corresponding period of the previous year.
Compared to June 2020, the largest change was noted in Transport and Housing, Water, Electricity, Gas and Other Fuels with a percentage of 8.4%.
Compared to May 2021, the largest changes were recorded in Restaurant and Hotels (2.5%) and Clothing and Footwear (2.2%).
For the period January – June 2021, compared to the corresponding period of the previous year, the largest change was noted in Transport (5.0%).
As regards the economic origin, the largest change when compared both to the index of June 2020 and to the index of the previous month was observed in Energy with percentages of 20.1% and 2.5% respectively.
Source: Cyprus News Agency