Inflation Rises to 9.1 Percent

Clothing, shoes, rent were among the inflation drivers in Kampala district

Uganda Bureau of Statistics has Monday released the monthly core inflation report for November , price approved showing an inflation rate of 9.1 percent compared to 8.8 percent recorded for the month of October 2015.

The report released shows that the core inflation accelerated by 0.5 percent from 0.1 percent.

Dr. Chris Mukiza, dosage Director Macroeconomics Statistics, viagra sale UBOS, said fuel, water and electricity prices increased by 7.9 percent compared to October.

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Mukiza said Masaka registered the highest inflation while Mbarara came in second with drivers being electricity, food among others.

According to the November report, food items, clothing, shoes, rent and medical charges were the inflation drivers in Kampala district.

In October 2015, Mbarara registered the highest annual inflation rate of 14.2 percent with Masaka coming in second.

October 2015 witnessed a reduction in the prices of oranges, sweet potatoes, cassava, cabbage, sweet bananas, avocado, bitter tomatoes, egg plants, carrots, fish and fresh milk.


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