CCPI YoY inflation increases to 9.9 per cent, while annual average inflation rises to 5.3 per cent in November 2021

Headline inflation, as measured by the year-onyear (Y-o-Y) change in the Colombo Consumer Price Index (CCPI, 2013=100), increased to 9.9 per cent in November 2021 from 7.6 per cent in October 2021. Meanwhile, the CCPI measured on an annual average basis, increased to 5.3 per cent in November 2021 from 4.8 per cent in October 2021.

Inflation was driven by monthly increases of prices of items in both Food and Non-food categories. Subsequently, Food inflation (Y-o-Y) increased to 17.5 per cent in November 2021 from 12.8 per cent in October 2021, while Non-food inflation (Y-o-Y) increased to 6.4 per cent in November 2021 from 5.4 per cent in October 2021.


Published Date: 

Tuesday, November 30, 2021