The annual headline inflation at the national remained at 6.7 percent in October 2018. Last month, it was recorded at 6.7 percent and in October 2017, 3.1 percent.

Higher annual increments were noted in the following indices: housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels; furnishing, household equipment and routine maintenance of the house; health; transport; recreation and culture; and restaurant and miscellaneous goods and services.

* 2012=100
The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) rebased CPI series for base year 2006 to 2012 on March 2018, applicable for monthly CPI starting January 2012.

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