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Consumer Price Index in Palestine increased in April

May 14, 2019 10:43 A.M. (Updated: May 14, 2019 12:08 P.M.)
BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- The overall Consumer Price Index (CPI) for Palestine increased in April by 0.85% compared with March 2019, said the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) on Tuesday.

The increase was by 1.09% in the West Bank, 0.76% in Jerusalem, and by 0.07% in the Gaza Strip.

When compared to April 2018, CPI increased by 1.96% (by 2.74% in the West Bank, by 0.84% in Jerusalem, and by 0.74% in Gaza Strip.

The changes in Palestinian CPI for April 2019 are traced back to changes in prices of the following expenditure sub groups compared with the previous month:

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