Date: December 2020
CPI Inflation Rate Monthly % Change PPP
MIMAROPA 129.6 4.4 0.9 0.77
Marinduque 134.1 7.1 1.1 0.75
Occidental Mindoro 127.4 6.3 1.0 0.78
Oriental Mindoro 130.5 4.7 1.1 0.77
Palawan 129.5 3.0 0.6 0.77
Romblon 126.8 3.8 1.3 0.79

CPI Releases

2020 INFLATION REPORT OF MIMAROPA
(BASE YEAR: 2012)

 

Release Date: February 8, 2021

Reference No.: 2021-SR-02

 

Table 1. Year-on-Year Inflation Rates (%) in the Philippines and MIMAROPA, by Province, All Items: 2020 and 2019
(2012=100)

 

The headline inflation rate at the regional level continued to rise by 0.6 percentage point, recorded at 4.4 percent in December 2020. This was the highest inflation rate registered since September 2019. During the previous month, the year-on-year change was lower at 3.8 percent. In the same period of the previous year, it was posted at 2.6 percent. The uptrend of inflation in December 2020 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 escalated to 3.8 percent in November 2020. This was the highest inflation rate registered since September 2019. During the previous month, the year-on-year change was lower at 3.0 percent. In the same period of the previous year, it was posted at 1.3 percent. The uptrend of inflation in November 2020 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 slightly grew slower to 3.0 percent in October 2020. During the previous month, the year-on-year change was higher at 3.2 percent. In the same period of the previous year, it was posted at 1.1 percent. The downtrend of inflation in October 2020 was driven by the combined deceleration of selected commodity groups, mainly the heavily-weighted food and non-alcoholic beverages.

The headline inflation rate at the regional level continued to exhibit a slightly faster growth of 3.2 percent in September 2020. In August 2020, the inflation was lower at 3.1 percent. During the same period in the previous year, it was posted at 2.2 percent. The uptrend of inflation in September 2020 was driven by the combined acceleration of selected commodity groups

The headline inflation rate at the regional level exhibited a faster growth of 3.1 percent in August 2020. In July 2020, the inflation was lower at 2.9 percent. During the same period in the previous year, it was posted at 4.6 percent. The uptrend of inflation in August 2020 was driven by the combined acceleration of selected commodity groups.