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Oct 12 (Reuters) - Thomson Reuters/University of MichiganSurveys of Consumers' preliminary October consumer sentimentindex rose to 83.1 from 78.3 in the final September report,according to a report released on Friday.

Economists in a Reuters survey expected a preliminaryOctober sentiment index reading of 78.0.

Below is a table of the survey's components:

Oct-P Sep Aug July June May AprSentiment 83.1 78.3 74.3 72.3 73.2 79.3 76.4Current conditions 88.6 85.7 88.7 82.7 81.5 87.2 82.9Expectations 79.5 73.5 65.1 65.6 67.8 74.3 72.31-year inflation 3.1 3.3 3.6 3.0 3.1 3.0 3.25-year inflation 2.6 2.8 3.0 2.7 2.8 2.7 2.9

THE SURVEY: The Thomson Reuters/University of MichiganSurveys of Consumers, a monthly series of data on U.S. consumersentiment, are produced by the University of Michigan in AnnArbor, Michigan. Thomson Reuters has exclusive rights todistribute the data for six months after the release.

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Keywords: USA ECONOMY/CONSUMERS SENTIMENT