CONSUMER PRICE INDEX (CPI) Jan 2018

 

The All Groups CPI was 106.24 in the month of January 2018, compared with 107.69 in the month of December 2017.

The monthly change, January 2018 compared to December 2017, was a decrease of 1.35 percent (-1.35 index points). This is compared to a monthly increase of 0.13 percent in the previous month of December 2017.

Changes In The Price Indices For January 2018

wdt_ID COICOP Classification Group CPI Weight Jan 2017 Index Dec 2017 Index Jan 2018 Index % change on same month of previous year (yr on yr) % change on previous Month and current Month
1 All Groups CPI 100.00 102.31 107.69 106.24 -1.35 3.83
2 Food & Non-Alcoholic Beverages 46.04 101.84 110.32 108.67 -1.49 6.71
3 Tobacco & Narcotics 1.25 104.19 130.57 130.47 -0.08 25.22
4 Clothing & Footwear 5.03 99.95 100.57 100.16 -0.41 0.21
5 Housing, Water, Electricity & Gas 23.41 103.64 107.61 105.80 -1.68 2.09
6 Furnishing, Households and Maintenance 2.93 102.10 101.17 101.17 0.00 -0.91
7 Health 5.00 98.33 103.62 98.47 -4.97 0.14
8 Transport 3.77 104.25 102.02 102.11 0.09 -2.05
9 Communication 2.80 94.31 94.38 94.38 0.00 0.07
10 Recreation & Culture 1.00 99.15 101.41 101.29 -0.12 2.16
COICOP Classification Group CPI Weight Jan 2017 Index Dec 2017 Index Jan 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 January 2018 (inflation rate), the All Groups CPI increased 3.83 percent (+3.83 index points), compared with an increase of 6.09 percent over the twelve months to the month of December 2017.

 

 

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