Consumer Price Index (CPI) December 2018

Consumer Price Index (CPI) December 2018

The Consumer Price Index was stay the same from Nov 2018 to Dec 2018. The CPI was 103.9 percent in Nov 2018 and it remains 103.9 percent in Dec 2018. However, the CPI for food items was 104.3 percent in Nov and it decreased to 103.3 percent in Dec. While the CPI for non-food items was 103.8 percent in Nov and it raised up to 104.0 and increase of 0.2 percent in Dec.

Inflation Rate

The monthly inflation rate for all items was 0.0 percent in Dec 2018, down from 2.4 percent in Nov 2018. The inflation rate for food items was 2.0 percent in Nov and it deflated to -1.0 percent in Dec while non-food items was 2.6 percent in Nov and it decreased to 0.2 percent in Dec. Although the CPI for all items remain the same in between November and December of 2018, but It seems that there is a slight decline in monthly inflation rate for non-food relative to the CPI for food items.

CPI is obtained by comparing through time, the cost of a fixed basket of commodities usually purchased by consumers. The basket contains unchanged or equivalent commodities in terms of quantity and quality, the index reflects only pure price movements. Price movements of the goods and services represented in the CPI are  weighted  according  to  the  relative  importance  of  commodities  in  the  total  expenditures  of consumers.

CPI Monthly 2018

wdt_ID CPI CPI Month Monthly CPI CPI Food CPI non-Food Monthly Inflation Rates Monthly Inflation Food Monthly Inflation Non-Food All Items Annual Inflation Food Annual Inflation Non ? Food Annual Inflation
1 Year Month All Items CPI Food Non - Food All Items CPI Food Non - Food Annual Inflation Food Annual Non ? Food
2 2018 Jan 101.7 99.2 102.5 5.7 0 7.6 6.3 3.8 7.1
3 2018 Feb 100.7 97.6 101.6 -1 -1.7 -0.9 -3.4 -8.7 -1.8
4 2018 March 100.5 99.3 100.8 -0.2 1.8 -0.8 -1.9 1 -2.8
5 2018 April 104.3 109.8 102.7 3.8 10.6 1.9 7.7 11.3 6.7
6 2018 May 98.3 102.8 96.9 -5.8 -6.4 -5.7 0.5 1.1 0.4
7 2018 June 97.2 92.9 98.5 -1.1 -9.6 1.7 -5.9 -5.2 -6.1
8 2018 July 104.5 92.7 108.1 7.5 -0.2 9.7 2.2 -8.7 5.5
9 2018 Aug 92.8 97.4 91.6 -11.2 5.1 -15.3 -6.1 0.3 -7.8
10 2018 Sep 98.2 103.3 96.8 4.4 6.0 3.9 -0.1 3.8 -1.1
CPI CPI Month Monthly CPI CPI Food CPI non-Food Monthly Inflation Rates Monthly Inflation Food Monthly Inflation Non-Food All Items Annual Inflation Food Annual Inflation Non ? Food Annual Inflation

CPI Report for Dec 2018