The State Statistics Office announced that the cost of living index (inflation) in June 2022, compared to the previous month, was 102.8, and the retail price index was 102.4. While compared to June 2021, the cost of living index recorded an increase of 14.5% and the retail price index recorded an increase of 13.7%.
Compared to May of this year, almost everything went up in June. An increase in the indices of the cost of living in just one month was recorded for oil and fats by 10.4%, bread and cereals by 7.8%, milk by 6.7%, meat by 5.2%, fresh and frozen fruit by 2.9%, sugar, jam, honey, chocolate and confectionery by 2.7%, wine by 2.1%, mineral water, carbonated drinks, fruit and vegetable juices by 1.0%, fish and seafood by 0.8%, coffee, tea, cocoa by 0.5% and food products not mentioned elsewhere by 0.4%.
In June, an increase in the indices of the cost of living was also observed for fuels and lubricants for own means of transport by 17.2%, liquid fuels for households by 16.3%, tourist arrangements by 6.4%, solid fuels for households by 6.2%, air passenger transport by 6.1%, gas for households by 4.4%, restaurants, cafes, etc. by 2.5% and so on.