No change in the CPI last month

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The Consumer Price Index (CPI) showed no change from November to December 2017.

The year to year growth in the CPI was 1.6 per cent in December 2017, while the CPI-ATE growth was 1.4 per cent in the same period. Annual growth in the CPI was 1.8 per cent for 2017, while it was 1.4 per cent for the annual CPI-ATE.

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
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. 2016 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
Sep. 2017 1.6 1
Oct. 2017 1.2 1.1
Nov. 2017 1.1 1
Dec. 2017 1.6 1.4

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
November 2017 – December 2017 November 2016 – December 2016
Miscellaneous goods and services -0.1 -0.1
Restaurants and hotels -0.2 0.2
Education 0 0
Recreation and culture 0.2 0.4
Communications 0 -0.1
Transport 0.9 0.2
Health 0 0.7
Furnishings, household equipment and routine maintenance 1.2 1.1
Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels 0.2 -0.8
Clothing and footwear -1.4 -0.7
Alcoholic beverages and tobacco 0 -0.7
Food and non-alcoholic beverages -1.5 -2.8
CPI -ATE All-item index 0.1 -0.3
CPI All-item index 0 -0.5

Figure 3. 12-month rate. CPI, CPI-ATE, CPI by divisions. November 2016 – November 2017
Figure 3. 12-month rate. CPI, CPI-ATE, CPI by divisions. November 2016 – November 2017
December 2016 – December 2017
Miscellaneous goods and services 2.1
Restaurants and hotels 2.7
Education 4.3
Recreation and culture 1.9
Communications 0.5
Transport 3.1
Health -0.1
Furnishings, household equipment and routine maintenance -2.3
Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels 2.4
Clothing and footwear -1.3
Alcoholic beverages and tobacco 2.4
Food and non-alcoholic beverages 0.6
CPI -ATE All-item index 1.4
CPI All-item index 1.6

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