November inflation increased slightly to 5.2%, up from 5.1% recorded in October, according to Statistics South Africa (Stats SA).
This was in line with analysts' expectations, given relatively stable fuel prices during the month.
The main contributors to inflation were tobacco and alcoholic beverages as well as miscellaneous goods - which relates to personal care items, insurance, financial services and other goods and services.
Here's how much more items cost in November 2018 compared to November 2017.
Fuel cost 23.1% more. Overall the cost of transport increased 10.7%
Books, newspapers and stationery were 6% more expensive
Dining at a restaurant cost you 5.1% more
Clothing cost you 2.1% more and footwear went up by 1% over the past year
Alcoholic beverages were 5.9% more expensive. Specifically - wine increased by 6%, spirits increased by 7% and beer increased by 5.4%
Cold beverages cost 10.8% more
A hot beverage costs you 4.2% more. Rooibos in particular increased 18.5%. According to Stats SA, coffee beans came down 1%, while black tea went up by 4.9%
Vegetable cost 7.7% more, while fruits are 3.7% cheaper
The price of fish increased by 6%. Meat prices only increased 2.8%
Breads and cereals are slightly higher, by 1.3%