Fürth (dpa/lby) - A decline in the high inflation is not in sight: In June, consumer prices in Bavaria were 7.9 percent higher than a year earlier, as the State Statistical Office in Fürth announced on Wednesday. In May, inflation was as high as 8.1 percent.
The consumer price index is an average value, but the price increases for individual product groups and services are much higher: Household energy including electricity and gas rose by 42.8 percent year-on-year. Household energy also includes heating oil, which, with a price increase of 102.7 percent, was more than twice as expensive as in June 2021. Gasoline and other car fuels were 33.8 percent more expensive, food 12 percent.
The price increases for services were below average at plus 2.4 percent, although the statisticians also reported rapid price increases in some branches: package tours, for example, rose in price by 16.7 percent.