The annual headline inflation at the national level further accelerated at 6.7 percent in September 2018. Last month, it was recorded at 6.4 percent and in September 2017, 3.0 percent.

Higher annual increments were noted in the following indices: food and non-alcoholic beverages; alcoholic beverages and tobacco; clothing and footwear; furnishing, household equipment and routine maintenance of the house; health; transport; communication; and recreation and culture.

* 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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