Consumer price index
Consumer Prices up 2.3 in October on a year earlier
- October 2008
14 November 2008
The Portuguese Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 2.3% in October 2008 when compared with October 2007. On a monthly basis, the CPI decreased 0.2% (it had increased 0.5% in September 2008 and October 2007). The CPI 12-month average rate of change remained constant at 2.9% in October.
In October, the Portuguese Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices (HICP) increased 2.5% when compared with the same month of the previous year, 0.7 percentage points below the rate estimated by Eurostat for the Euro area.