In Serbia, in January this year, year-on-year inflation was 8.2%, and monthly inflation was 0.8%, according to the announcement by the Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia.

Prices of goods and services for personal consumption, which are used to measure inflation, have increased by 4% on average in 2021, compared to 2020.

In January this year, an increase in prices was recorded in the following groups: Recreation and culture (1.6%); Food and non-alcoholic beverages (1.4%); Equipment for housing and current maintenance (1.1%); Transport (1%); Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels, Health, Restaurants and hotels (by 0.4% each); Alcoholic beverages and tobacco and Communications (by 0.1% each).

The drop in prices has been recorded in the following groups: Clothing and footwear (0.5%) and Education (0.1%)