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TABLE-German Sept CPI confirmed at +2.0 pct y/y

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BERLIN, Oct 11 (Reuters) - Germany's consumer priceinflation for September was confirmed to be unchangedmonth-on-month and at a rate of 2.0 percent year-on-year, theFederal Statistics Office said on Thursday.

It also said that the harmonised consumer price index wasconfirmed as unchanged month-on-month and up 2.1 percentyear-on-year.

In August, consumer prices rose by 0.4 percentmonth-on-month and climbed by 2.1 percent year-on-year.Percentage changeIndex/component mth/mth yr/yr IndexOverall price index unch +2.0 113.3Foodstuffs, drinks -0.3 +2.8 118.7

Alcoholic beverages, tobacco unch +2.2 118.3

Clothing, shoes +4.9 +1.9 110.1

Household rents, energy, water +0.2 +2.3 116.6

Furniture and other household goods +0.2 +1.0 106.5

Health and personal care items unch +2.2 107.9

Transport +0.7 +3.8 122.4Communications -0.4 -1.1 84.2Entertainment, leisure -1.8 +2.2 104.3Education +0.1 -15.0 112.5Lodgings and catering -2.3 +2.2 113.7Other goods and services -0.1 -0.2 109.8(Reporting by Berlin bureau)((Berlin newsroom, Tel: +49 30 2888 5142)(Email:berlin.econ@news.reuters.com))

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