The price of food and nonalcoholic beverages also rose by 3.1 % in May. Price of clothing and footwear increased by 1.0%, housing and public utility services - by 1.2 %, health care services - by 1.4%, education - by 1.5%.
The inflation amounted to 40.1% in January-May.
Сonsumer prices increased by 58.4% in May 2015 compared with May 2014.
In April 2015, consumer prices rose by 14.0% and the inflation stood at 37.1% in January-April.