Inflation second Quarter 2019

Central Java’s inflation level during the second quarter of 2019 stood at 2.52% (yoy) recording a steady growth from the prior quarter (1.82% (yoy)). However, it was lower than the provious year which noted a 2.72% (yoy) inflation. Meanwhile, quarterly, the province’s 1.38% (qtq) inflation was higher than the previous quarter which recorded 0.26% (qtq).

On the other side, despite the notable rise, Central Java’s inflation remained lower than the national inflation and overal Java’s regional inflation which hit 3.28% (yoy) and 3.21% (yoy), respectively. The rise was in line with the accelerating price trend in both java and national scale making Central Java as the area having the second lowest inflation level in Java region during the period.