The November inflation preview, measured by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE), closed up 0.5% over October. The agency released the data this Thursday, 24, showing that the cost of living should rise this month.
According to the data presented by the IBGE, the increase in the preview of inflation is driven mainly by food and beverages. Prices in this segment rose 0.5% and their influence on the overall increase was close to 22%.
In second place, the transport sector appears. The increase approached 0.5% and the weight in the variation of the mix reached about 20%. In all, the survey is divided into seven more segments: food and beverages, housing, household items, clothing, transport, health and personal care, personal expenses, education and communication.
To carry out a prior assessment of inflation, the IBGE surveys the Extended National Consumer Price Index 15 (IPCA-15)🇧🇷 The survey that makes up the indicator is carried out with amounts charged around the 15th day of each month.
The consumption basket analyzed in the IPCA-15 follows the pattern of families with incomes from one to 40 minimum wages. According to the IBGE, price surveys are carried out in the metropolitan regions of Belém, Fortaleza, Recife, Salvador, Belo Horizonte, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Curitiba, Porto Alegre, in addition to the Federal District and the municipality of Goiânia.