Date: August 2021
CPI Inflation Rate Monthly % Change PPP
MIMAROPA 132.3 4.8 0.5 0.76
Marinduque 137.1 5.6 0.2 0.73
Occidental Mindoro 131.6 6.5 0.2 0.76
Oriental Mindoro 132.6 5.0 0.2 0.75
Palawan 130.3 2.4 1.1 0.77
Romblon 134.9 9.0 0.1 0.74

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The headline inflation rate at the regional level eased to 4.8 percent in August 2021, or a change of 0.2 percentage point from the inflation rate in the previous month. In the same reference month of the previous year, it was posted at 3.1 percent. The downtrend of inflation in August 2021 was driven by the combined slower growth of selected non-food commodity groups such as housing, water, electricity, gas, and other fuels.

The headline inflation rate at the regional level accelerated to 5.0 percent in July 2021, or a change of 0.7 percentage point from the inflation rate in the previous month. In the same reference month of the previous year, it was posted at 2.9 percent. The uptrend of inflation in July 2021 was driven by the combined faster growth of selected commodity groups such as the heavily-weighted food and non-alcoholic beverages.

The headline inflation rate at the regional level further eased to 4.3 percent in June 2021, or a change of 0.8 percentage point from the inflation rate in the previous month. In the same reference month of the previous year, it was posted at 3.3 percent. The downtrend of inflation in June 2021 was driven by the combined deceleration of selected commodity groups such as the heavily-weighted food and non-alcoholic beverages.
The headline inflation rate at the regional level eased at 5.1 percent in May 2021, or a change of 0.7 percentage point from the inflation rate in the previous month. This was the first slowdown of inflation rate registered since October 2020. In the same month of the previous year, it was posted at 3.1 percent. The downtrend of inflation in May 2021 was driven by the combined deceleration of selected commodity groups such as the heavily-weighted food and non-alcoholic beverages.

The headline inflation rate at the regional level continued to increase, by 0.5 percentage point, recorded at 5.7 percent in March 2021. This was the highest inflation rate registered since January 2019. In the previous month, the year-on-year change was lower at 5.2 percent. In the same period of the previous year, it was posted at 3.1 percent. The uptrend of inflation in March 2021 was driven by the combined acceleration of selected commodity groups, mainly the heavily-weighted food and non-alcoholic beverages.

The headline inflation rate at the regional level continued to increase, by 0.5 percentage point, recorded at 5.7 percent in March 2021. This was the highest inflation rate registered since January 2019. In the previous month, the year-on-year change was lower at 5.2 percent. In the same period of the previous year, it was posted at 3.1 percent. The uptrend of inflation in March 2021 was driven by the combined acceleration of selected commodity groups, mainly the heavily-weighted food and non-alcoholic beverages.