Inflation hits poor families hardest

(AGI) Rome, July 22 - Less affluent families have been harderhit by inflation over the last 10 years than those with moremoney to spend, reported statistics agency ISTAT on Tuesday. Indetail, consumer prices of lower income households were hit byprice rises of 22.1 percent between 2005 and the first half of2014. In the same period richer families saw an 18 percentgrowth in consumer prices. The change measured by theharmonised index of consumer prices was 19.3 percent for allhouseholds. . .

(AGI) Rome, July 22 - Less affluent families have been harderhit by inflation over the last 10 years than those with moremoney to spend, reported statistics agency ISTAT on Tuesday. Indetail, consumer prices of lower income households were hit byprice rises of 22.1 percent between 2005 and the first half of2014. In the same period richer families saw an 18 percentgrowth in consumer prices. The change measured by theharmonised index of consumer prices was 19.3 percent for allhouseholds. . .