CONSUMER PRICE INDEX (CPI) Oct 2017

 

The All Groups CPI increased to 103.9 in the month of October 2017.

The monthly change, October 2017 compared to September 2017, was an increase of 1.0 percent (+1.0 index points). This is compared to a monthly increase of 0.6% in the previous month of September 2017.

Changes in the Price Indices for October 2017

wdt_ID COICOP Classification Group CPI Weight Oct 2016 Index Step 2017 Index Oct 2017 Index % change on same month of previous year (yr on yr) % change on previous Month and current Month
1 All group categories 100.00 101.20 102.90 103.90 1.00 2.70
2 Food & Non-Alcoholic Beverages 40.25 101.60 104.60 104.00 -0.60 2.40
3 Tobacco & Narcotics 1.80 98.80 106.18 104.76 -1.40 5.90
4 Clothing & Footwear 8.00 104.30 102.50 104.50 2.00 0.20
5 Housing, Water, Electricity, Gas 21.20 103.40 101.80 102.30 0.50 -1.10
6 Furnishing households and maintenance 5.00 102.50 101.80 101.30 -0.50 -1.20
7 Health 5.00 100.30 95.60 100.30 4.90 0.00
8 Transport 4.50 100.50 93.20 102.10 8.90 1.60
9 Communication 3.00 100.80 100.00 100.00 0.00 -0.80
10 Recreation & Culture 1.25 100.40 105.40 101.20 -4.20 0.80
COICOP Classification Group CPI Weight Oct 2016 Index Step 2017 Index Oct 2017 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 October 2017 (inflation rate), the All Groups CPI increased 2.7 percent (+2.7 index points), compared with an increase of 2.8 percent over the twelve months to the month of September 2017.

 

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