Greek inflation fell to 5.2 percent in October from 5.6 percent in September, the independent Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) said on Tuesday.


According to figures released on Tuesday by ELSTAT:
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) in October 2010 compared with October 2009, increased by 5.2%. In October 2009, the annual rate of change of the CPI was 1.2%.
The CPI in October 2010 compared with September 2010, increased by 0.2%. In October 2009, the monthly rate of change of the CPI was 0.5%.
In the twelve-month period from November 2009 to October 2010 compared with the period from November 2008 to October 2009 the annual average rate of change of the CPI was 4.3%. The corresponding annual average rate of change of the CPI in the previous year (November 2008 to October 2009), was 1.2%.
The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices (HICP) in October 2010 compared with October 2009, increased by 5.2%. In October 2009, the annual rate of change of the HICP was 1.2%.
The HICP in October 2010 compared with September 2010, increased by 0.1%. In October 2009, the monthly rate of change of the HICP was 0.5%.
In the twelve-month period from November 2009 to October 2010 compared with the period from November 2008 to October 2009, the annual average rate of change of the HICP was 4.3%. The previous year, in the corresponding twelve - month period, the annual average rate of change of the HICP was 1.4%.