According to the National Consumer Price Index, the year-on-year variation registered, in December 2022, a decrease of 13.17 percentage points in relation to the same period of the previous year (December 2021), with a deceleration of 1 .38 percentage points in relation to the previous month.
According to INE statistical series, to which Lusa had access, since December 2015 prices have not been so low (12.09 percent).
In monthly terms, the IPCN recorded a variation of 0.87 percent between November and December 2022.
Comparing the monthly variations, there was an acceleration of 0.05 percentage points, contrary to what happened in homologous terms (December 2021 to December 2022), with a deceleration of 1.23 percentage points.
By consumer class, during the month of December 2022, the "Clothing and Footwear" class was the one that recorded the biggest price increase (1.98 percent), with increases also being seen in "Health" (1.85 percent). percent), "Miscellaneous Goods and Services" (1.46 percent) and "Leisure, Recreation and Culture" (1.08 percent), while transport and communications had less expressive variations (0.23 and 0.27 percent). percent, respectively), and education were unchanged.