The consumer price index in January, 2009 across Ukraine made 102,9%, on the Nikolaev area - 102,7%. For the first month of year in the consumer market of area food rose in price for 3,4%. Most vegetables - for 12% and fruit - for 9,7%, fish and fish products - for 6%, meat and meat products - for 3,4% grew in price.
In the nonfood consumer market the payment for hot water, heating increased by 2,1%, the cost of services of water supply and a drainage system - for 0,6% and 1,2%, respectively. Besides, pharmaceutical production rose in price for 10,4%, services of hospitals (sanatorno - resort institutions) - for 28,3%, gasoline - for 10%, household appliances - for 7,1%, the kitchen ware and household goods - for 4,7%, reports statistics GU in the Nikolaev area.