Inflation in Kuwait Rose 3.15 Percent in 2022

Kuwait City, January 22 (QNA) – The consumer prices on annual basis grew by 3.15 percent in the State of Kuwait by the end of 2022 compared with the end of 2021.

The State of Kuwait Central Statistical Bureau (KCSB) stated in a report published by Kuwaiti News Agency (KUNA) on Sunday that inflation rate rose 0.17 percent in December, on Monthly basis, due to increase of prices of all main groups that influence movement of the key indices particularly food and education.

Record number of the first group (Food and beverages) went up by 7.48 percent, compared to December 2021, while the price index of the second group (cigarettes and tobacco) rose slightly by 0.22 percent on an annual basis, KCSB pointed out.

The consumer price index (CPI) for the clothing group rose 5.35 percent on yearly basis, while rates of (housing services) rose by 1.44 percent, (KCSB) said. (QNA)

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