Year-on-year, the highest upward pressures came from education cost (+0.9 percent), furnishing, household equipment and household maintenance (+0.9 percent) and clothing and footwear (0.5 percent). Additional contributions came from prices of regulated energy products (-2.6 percent, from -6.6 percent in September), mainly gas prices (-5.9 percent, from -11.1 percent in September 2014) and services related to communication (-1.0 percent, from -5.6 percent in the previous month).
Excluding unprocessed food and energy, core inflation was 0.5 percent (up from 0.4 percent in September); excluding energy, the inflation was 0.4 percent (0.1 percent higher than in September).
On a monthly basis, consumer prices also rose 0.1 percent after a 0.4 percent fall in the previous period.
The harmonized CPI rose 0.3 percent compared with the previous month and 0.2 percent with respect to October of 2013.