The overall Consumer Price Index (CPI) for Palestine during April recorded an increase by 1.08% compared with March, today said the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS).
The increase was 1.26% in the West Bank, 0.78% in Jerusalem, and 0.72% in Gaza Strip.
The increase, said the PCBS, was a result of the increase in the prices of fresh chicken, fresh vegetables, fruit, and fuel.
The Palestinian CPI during April 2022 increased by 3.78% compared with April 2021, an increase of 4.31% in Jerusalem, 4.30% in the Gaza Strip, and 3.51% in the West Bank.
The changes in Palestinian CPI for April 2022 were traced back to changes in prices of the following expenditure subgroups compared with the previous month:
Liquid Fuel for Car
Potatoes and other Tubers
Source: Palestine News & Information Agency