CONSUMER PRICE INDEX (CPI) March 2018

 

The All Groups CPI was 107.39 in the month of March 2018, compared with 107.43 in the month of February 2018.

The monthly change, March 2018 compared to February 2018, was a decrease of 0.03 percent (-0.03 index points). This is compared to a monthly increase of 1.06 percent in the previous month of February 2018.

Changes In the Price Indices For March 2018

wdt_ID COICOP Classification Group CPI Weight March 2017 Index Feb 2018 Index March 2018 Index % change on same month of previous year (yr on yr) % change on previous Month and current Month
1 All Groups CPI 100.00 101.52 107.43 107.39 -0.03 5.78
2 Food & Non-Alcoholic Beverages 46.04 100.22 110.80 110.94 0.13 10.70
3 Tobacco & Narcotics 1.25 104.19 135.81 121.56 -10.50 16.67
4 Clothing & Footwear 5.03 100.38 100.16 100.17 0.01 -0.21
5 Housing, Water, Electricity & Gas 23.41 104.83 106.24 106.44 0.19 1.54
6 Furnishing, Households and Maintenance 2.93 101.28 101.21 100.79 -0.41 -0.49
7 Health 5.00 95.50 98.47 99.01 0.55 3.68
8 Transport 3.77 104.52 102.39 103.58 1.16 -0.90
9 Communication 2.80 94.41 94.38 94.38 -0.01 -0.04
10 Recreation & Culture 1.00 95.61 101.29 101.28 -0.01 5.93
COICOP Classification Group CPI Weight March 2017 Index Feb 2018 Index March 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 March 2018 (inflation rate), the All Groups CPI increased 5.78 percent (+5.87 index points), compared with an increase of 5.63 percent over the twelve months to the month of February 2018.

 

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