Isle of Man inflation lowest since 2009

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The cost of living on the Isle of Man has fallen to its lowest level since November 2009, according to official figures.

The statistics show inflation, measured by the Retail Prices Index, fell to 1.9% in April from 2.6% in March.

The report said the rate now stood at its lowest rate since November 2009, when it was 1.3%.

During the past year island food prices have risen by 1.1% and household goods have risen by 1.6%.

The cost of eating out on the Isle of Man has gone up by 1.8%, however.

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