Lower income group most affected by inflation

Rising inflation: The lower income households living in highly urbanised states tend to experience the largest increase in their cost of living. — Reuters

PETALING JAYA: The Bank Negara Annual Report 2015 has revealed that there was a higher inflation rate for the lower income groups across most states in Malaysia.

Households in the bottom 20% of the income group experienced inflation rates that were 0.12 to 1.10 percentage points higher than households in the top 20% of the income group.

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