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PCBS | PCBS: The Consumer Price Index During, June, 06/2021


Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS)



Decrease in the Consumer Price Index CPI during June, 06/2021



The overall CPI for Palestine during June 2021 Recorded a Decrease by 0.62% compared with May 2021 (by 0.91% in the West Bank**, and by 0.18% in Gaza Strip, while it increased by 0.15% in Jerusalem J1*).   


The changes in Palestinian CPI for June 2021 were traced back to changes in prices of the following expenditure sub groups compared with previous month:


Sub Groups

Percent Change

Potatoes and other Tubers

- 5.86%

Fresh Fruit

- 3.98%

Dried Vegetables

- 2.39%

Fresh Chicken

- 1.72%


- 1.59%

Fresh Vegetables

+ 6.29%

Liquid Fuel for Car "Diesel"

+ 3.76%

Liquid Fuel for Car "Petrol"

+ 1.04%


The Palestinian CPI during June 2021 increased by 2.13% compared with June 2020 (by 3.20% in Jerusalem J1*, by 2.28% in the West Bank**, and by 1.02% in Gaza Strip).


The Palestinian CPI during the first half of 2021 increased by 0.91% compared with the same period of the previous year (by 1.51% in Jerusalem J1*, and by 0.98% in the West Bank**, while it decreased by 0.54% in Gaza Strip).


Notice for Users:

·       Due to COVID-19 pandemic and inability to conduct face-to-face interview, data for Consumer Price Index has been collected using mobile phones, in all of the Palestinian Governorates’ interviews.



*Data represent those parts of Jerusalem, which were annexed by Israeli Occupation in 1967.


**Data exclude those parts of Jerusalem, which were annexed by Israeli Occupation in 1967.


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