CONSUMER PRICE INDEX (CPI) MAY 2018

 

The All Groups CPI was 110.32 in the month of May 2018, compared with 108.73 in the month of April 2018.

The monthly change, May 2018 compared to April 2018, was an increase of 1.46 percent (+1.46 index points). This is compared to a monthly increase of 1.25 percent in the previous month of April 2018

Changes In The Price Indices for May 2018

wdt_ID COICOP Classification Group CPI Weight May 2017 Index April 2018 Index May 2018 Index % change on same month of previous year (yr on yr) % change on previous Month and current Month
1 All Groups CPI 100.00 104.56 108.73 110.32 1.46 5.51
2 Food & Non-Alcoholic Beverages 46.04 106.16 114.02 116.79 2.43 10.02
3 Tobacco & Narcotics 1.25 102.41 110.70 114.88 3.77 12.18
4 Clothing & Footwear 5.03 102.93 100.03 103.06 3.03 0.13
5 Housing, Water, Electricity & Gas 23.41 104.07 107.77 106.43 -1.25 2.27
6 Furnishing, Households and Maintenance 2.93 102.45 99.22 100.69 1.48 -1.72
7 Health 5.00 99.62 99.01 99.57 0.57 -0.04
8 Transport 3.77 98.90 103.77 104.85 1.04 6.02
9 Communication 2.80 94.31 94.33 94.33 0.00 0.02
10 Recreation & Culture 1.00 100.02 101.61 101.81 0.20 1.79
COICOP Classification Group CPI Weight May 2017 Index April 2018 Index May 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 May 2018 (inflation rate), the All Groups CPI increased 5.51 percent (+5.51 index points), compared with an increase of 5.68 percent over the twelve months to the month of April 2018.

 

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