Bulgaria's September EU-harmonised consumer prices rose 3.4% on the year, after going up by 3.1% in August, the National Statistics Institute (NSI) said.
Month-on-month, the consumer price index (CPI) climbed by 0.3% in September, following a 0.6% rise in August, the NSI said in a statement on Friday.
The highest monthly increase, by 2.1%, was generated in the food and beverages, while the index in recreation and culture decreased by 2.4% from the previous month.
Bulgaria's non-EU harmonised CPI increased by 1.1% on the month and was 4.9% higher on the year in September. In August it was 0.5% higher than a month earlier and up 3.9% year-on-year.