Consumer Price Index

Consumer Price Index measures the change in the prices of a basket of goods and services consumed by households. The current basket is based on the Household Expenditure Survey of 2008 and is made up of 260 items. This index is compiled quarterly for all items in February, May, August and November. For all remaining months, the index is based on the changes in food and fuel categories.

Annual Inflation Rates by Category, 1992 - 2016