The General Directorate of Statistics and Censuses of Córdoba indicated that in the province inflation during the month of May reached 7.98%. It is a number almost identical to the month of Marchjust before the historic soaring of the dollar and a battery of national measures that tried to calm the vertiginous escalation of prices -especially that of food-.
Unlike previous months, in the fifth month of the year food was not the protagonist of the price rise. On the other hand, the items that increased their values the most were those of Properties, Fuels, Water and Electricity (14.8%)explained by the increases in electricity and natural gas rates per network; Teaching (12.18%)around the costs of private education; Health (9.7%) mainly due to the increase in the average price of pharmaceuticals.
For his part, “the chapter Food and Beverages (5.9%)It is mainly explained by the increases in the average prices of food and beverages purchased and consumed in restaurants and bars; bread and cereals; dairy and eggs,” notes the report.
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The estatewhich represent 59% of the basket, had a variation of 6.85% compared to the previous month, while the serviceswhich represent the remaining 41% of the basket, registered a variation of 10.36%.
Notably YoYinflation is already around 107.4%.