15 Aug CONSUMER PRICE INDEX (CPI) JULY 2018
The All Groups CPI was 108.94 in the month of July 2018, compared with 109.76 in the month of June 2018.
The monthly change, July 2018 compared to June 2018, was a decrease of -0.75 percent (-0.75 index points). The most significant monthly price decreases were Clothing and Footwear (-5.86 percent), attributed to lower prices of garments.
Change in the price indices for July 2018
|wdt_ID||COICOP Classification Group||CPI Weight||July 2017 Index||June 2018 Index||July 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||105.66||109.76||108.94||-0.75||3.10|
|2||Food & Non-Alcoholic Beverages||46.04||107.96||115.51||114.42||-0.95||5.98|
|3||Tobacco & Narcotics||1.25||111.32||110.08||115.43||4.86||3.70|
|4||Clothing & Footwear||5.03||101.50||109.91||103.47||-5.86||1.94|
|5||Housing, Water, Electricity & Gas||23.41||104.50||105.29||104.96||-0.31||0.44|
|6||Furnishing, Households and Maintenance||2.93||100.36||101.22||101.69||0.46||1.32|
|10||Recreation & Culture||1.00||99.72||101.81||101.91||0.09||2.19|
|COICOP Classification Group||CPI Weight||July 2017 Index||June 2018 Index||July 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 July 2018 (inflation rate), the All Groups CPI decreased 3.10 percent (3.10 index points), compared with an increase of 3.96 percent over the twelve months to the month of June 2018.