rate of inflation

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Noun1.rate of inflation - the rate of change of prices (as indicated by a price index) calculated on a monthly or annual basis
rate - a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit; "they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour"; "the rate of change was faster than expected"
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The report pointed out that the rate of inflation for prices of consumer goods and services in urban areas for the month of December recorded a rise of 21.
The rate of inflation last month dropped by both of the measures used by the Central Bank of Iran and both are now once again below 10 percent.
BRITAIN has the highest rate of inflation of all the world's top economies as the Brexit-hit pound continues to squeeze household finances.
Summary: The rate of inflation on the level of household consumption has stabilized at 3.
On Monday 21st March, the National Institute of Statistics released reports on the rate of inflation in 2015, and the situation regarding cocoa in the Republic of Equatorial Guinea.
LONDON, Dhu-AlHijjah 01, 1436, September 15, 2015, SPA -- Britain's annual rate of inflation dropped back to zero in August from 0.
Summary: The rate of inflation in the consumer sector of Tajikistan for the first seven months of this year amounted to 2.
The rate of inflation in the UK remained at a record low of 0% in March, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the BBC reported on Tuesday.
The rate of inflation for the year 2013 fell by -0.
The rate of inflation for September 2013 decreased by -1,0% compared to -0,9% in August 2013 and 2,5% in September 2012.
ONLY seven savings accounts in the UK currently have higher interest rates than the rate of inflation.
WITH the recent news that most of the major energy suppliers have put up the price of gas - all above the rate of inflation again - how do they expect the poor consumer to find the extra money to pay the bills?