CONSUMER PRICE INDEX (CPI) NOVEMBER 2018

 

The All items CPI index was 111.85 in the month of November 2018, compared with 111.62 in the month of October 2018.

The monthly change, in November 2018 compared to October 2018, was an increase of 0.21 percent (index points). This is compared to a monthly increase of 1.14 percent in the previous month of October 2018. The most significant monthly price increases were for the Group Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (+0.84 percent). This was mainly due to increases in prices of some foodstuffs.

Change In The Price Indices For November 2018

wdt_ID COICOP Classification Group CPI Weight November 2017 Index October 2018 Index November 2018 Index % change on same month of previous year (yr on yr) % change on previous Month and current Month
1 All Groups CPI 100.00 107.55 111.62 111.85 0.21% 3.99%
2 Food & Non-Alcoholic Beverages 46.04 110.40 115.85 116.83 0.84% 5.82%
3 Tobacco & Narcotics 1.25 131.55 127.06 125.81 -0.98% -4.36%
4 Clothing & Footwear 5.03 100.60 108.47 108.35 -0.11% 7.71%
5 Housing, Water, Electricity & Gas 23.41 106.84 109.22 109.28 0.05% 2.28%
6 Furnishing, Households and Maintenance 2.93 101.25 105.08 104.58 -0.47% 3.30%
7 Health 5.00 104.20 102.77 102.77 0.00% -1.37%
8 Transport 3.77 102.03 107.81 105.38 -2.25% 3.28%
9 Communication 2.80 94.38 94.60 94.37 -0.25% -0.02%
10 Recreation & Culture 1.00 101.48 104.38 101.95 -2.33% 0.47%
COICOP Classification Group CPI Weight November 2017 Index October 2018 Index November 2018 Index % change on same month of previous year (yr on yr) % change on previous Month and current Month

The rate of inflation for the Groups Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages and Housing, Water, Electricity, Gas contributed most to the change in the all items inflation rate. These Groups had the largest weighted influence on the All items CPI inflation rate.

 

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