15 Jan CONSUMER PRICE INDEX (CPI) December 2018
The All items CPI index was 111.46 in the month of December 2018, compared with 111.85in the month of November 2018.
The monthly change, in December 2018 compared to November 2018, was a decrease of -0.35percent (index points). This is compared to a monthly increase of 0.21percent in the previous month of November 2018.The most significant monthly price increases were for the Group Transport(+7.61 percent). This was mainly due to increases in prices for Transport Services Especially Passenger transport by air which was partially offset by a decrease in Passenger transport by road.
Change In The Price Indices For December 2018
|wdt_ID||COICOP Classification Group||CPI Weight||December 2017 Index||November 2018 Index||December 2018 Index||% change on same month of previous year (yr on yr)||% change on previous Month and current Month|
|1||All Groups CPI||100.00||107.69||111.85||111.46||-0.35%||3.49%|
|2||Food & Non-Alcoholic Beverages||46.04||110.32||116.83||116.89||0.05%||5.96%|
|3||Tobacco & Narcotics||1.25||130.57||125.81||124.39||-1.13%||-4.73%|
|4||Clothing & Footwear||5.03||100.57||108.35||108.88||0.49%||8.26%|
|5||Housing, Water, Electricity & Gas||23.41||107.61||109.28||105.62||-3.35%||-1.85%|
|6||Furnishing, Households and Maintenance||2.93||101.17||104.58||104.29||-0.28%||3.08%|
|10||Recreation & Culture||1.00||101.41||101.95||102.50||0.54%||1.08%|
|COICOP Classification Group||CPI Weight||December 2017 Index||November 2018 Index||December 2018 Index||% change on same month of previous year (yr on yr)||% change on previous Month and current Month|
The rate of inflation for December 2018 is the percentage change in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) over the twelve-month period, from December 2017 to December 2018. The All items CPI decreased 3.49 percent over the twelve months to December 2018 compared to 3.99 percent over the twelve months to November 2018.