CPI up 1,3 per cent last twelve months

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The year to year growth in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) was 1.3 per cent in August. The CPI-ATE rose 0.9 per cent in the same period. From July to August CPI fell 0.8 per cent, mainly due to lower food prices.

Figure 1. Consumer price index. Percentage change from the same month one year before
Figure 1. Consumer price index. Percentage change from the same month one year before
CPI CPI-ATE
Aug. 2015 2 2.9
Sep. 2015 2.1 3.1
Oct. 2015 2.4 3.1
Nov. 2015 2.7 3.2
Dec. 2015 2.3 3
Jan. 2016 2.9 3.1
Feb. 2016 3.2 3.4
Mar. 2016 3.3 3.4
Apr. 2016 3.3 3.2
May 2016 3.4 3.2
June 2016 3.7 3.1
July 2016 4.4 3.7
Aug. 206 4 3.3
Sep. 2016 3.6 3
Oct. 2016 3.7 3
Nov. 2016 3.6 2.6
Dec. 2016 3.5 2.5
Jan. 2017 2.8 2.1
Feb. 2017 2.5 1.6
Mar. 2017 2.4 1.7
Apr. 2017 2.2 1.7
May 2017 2.1 1.6
June 2017 1.9 1.6
July 2017 1.5 1.2
Aug. 2017 1.3 0.9

Figure 2. Monthly change in per cent. CPI, CPI-ATE, CPI by divisons
Figure 2. Monthly change in per cent. CPI, CPI-ATE, CPI by divisons
July 2017 – August 2017 July 2016 – August 2016
Miscellaneous goods and services 0 0.1
Restaurants and hotels 0.5 0.6
Education 0 0
Recreation and culture 0.2 0.3
Communications 0.9 -0.2
Transport -2.1 -2.5
Health 0 0.3
Furnishings, household equipment and routine maintenance -0.8 -0.7
Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels 0.2 -0.2
Clothing and footwear -0.3 -0.6
Alcoholic beverages and tobacco -0.1 0
Food and non-alcoholic beverages -3.4 -1
CPI -ATE All-item index -0.9 -0.6
CPI All-item index -0.8 -0.6

Figure 3. 12-month rate. CPI, CPI-ATE, CPI by divisions. August 2016 – August 2017
Figure 3. 12-month rate. CPI, CPI-ATE, CPI by divisions. August 2016 – August 2017
August 2016 – August 2017
Miscellaneous goods and services 2.1
Restaurants and hotels 3.6
Education 5.3
Recreation and culture 3
Communications 1.2
Transport 2.6
Health 1.1
Furnishings, household equipment and routine maintenance -2.4
Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels 3
Clothing and footwear -5.1
Alcoholic beverages and tobacco 2
Food and non-alcoholic beverages -1.7
CPI -ATE All-item index 0.9
CPI All-item index 1.3

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