CONSUMER PRICE INDEX (CPI) Feb 2018

 

The All Groups CPI was 107.36 in the month of February 2018, compared with 106.24 in the month of January 2018.

The monthly change, February 2018 compared to January 2018, was an increase of 1.06 percent (1.06 index points). This is compared to a monthly decrease of 1.35 percent in the previous month of January 2018

Changes In The Price Indices For February 2018

wdt_ID COICOP Classification Group CPI Weight Feb 2017 Index Jan 2018 Index Feb 2018 Index % change on same month of previous year (yr on yr) % change on previous Month and current Month
1 All Groups CPI 100.00 101.64 106.24 107.36 1.06 5.63
2 Food & Non-Alcoholic Beverages 46.04 99.67 108.67 110.66 1.83 11.03
3 Tobacco & Narcotics 1.25 102.41 130.47 135.81 4.10 32.62
4 Clothing & Footwear 5.03 99.72 100.16 100.16 0.00 0.44
5 Housing, Water, Electricity & Gas 23.41 104.89 105.80 106.24 0.41 1.29
6 Furnishing, Households and Maintenance 2.93 102.19 101.17 101.21 0.04 -0.96
7 Health 5.00 98.43 98.47 98.47 0.00 0.05
8 Transport 3.77 104.87 102.11 102.39 0.28 -2.37
9 Communication 2.80 94.28 94.38 94.38 0.00 0.11
10 Recreation & Culture 1.00 99.29 101.29 101.29 0.00 2.01
COICOP Classification Group CPI Weight Feb 2017 Index Jan 2018 Index Feb 2018 Index % change on same month of previous year (yr on yr) % change on previous Month and current Month

Over the twelve months to the month of February 2018 (inflation rate), the All Groups CPI increased 5.63 percent (+5.63 index points), compared with an increase of 3.83 percent over the twelve months to the month of January 2018.

 

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