The Central Administration for Statistics (CAS), which is affiliated to the Presidency of the Council of Ministers announced in a statement that the Consumer Price Index in Lebanon for December 2021 recorded an 16.5 percent increase compared to November 2021.
This figure also recorded at the governorate level the following:
CAS pointed out that the Consumer Price Index in Lebanon for December 2021 recorded an increase of 224.39 percent compared to December 2020.
For more details regarding the results of the price index, you can visit CAS’s web page at: ww.cas.gov.lb.
CAS announced that the annual inflation rate, for the year 2021, amounted to 154.8 percent, noting that the annual inflation rates for previous years were as follows:
In 2020: 84.9 percent
In 2019: 2,90 percent
In 2018: 6.07 percent
In 2017: 4.48 percent
In 2016: – 0.82 percent
In 2015: – 3.75 percent
In 2014: 1.9 percent
In 2013: 4.8 percent