Consumer Price Index (CPI) March 2019

Consumer Price Index (CPI) March 2019

The Consumer Price Index was decreased from Feb 2019 to Mar 2019. The CPI was 108.3 percent in Feb 2019 and it decreased to 103.1 percent in Mar 2019. However, the CPI for food items was 102.7 percent in Feb and it decreased to 100.1 percent in Mar. While the CPI for non-food items was 109.7 percent in Feb and it decreased to 103.8 percent in Mar.

Inflation Rate

The monthly inflation rate for all items was -4.8 percent in Mar 2019, down from 3.3 percent in Feb 2019. The inflation rate for food items was 8.7 percent in Feb and it decreased to -2.5 percent in Mar while non-food items was 1.7 percent in Feb and it decreased to -5.4 percent in Mar. It shows that there is a slightly change for monthly inflation rate in food items than non-food and all items.

CPI is obtained by comparing through time, the cost of a fixed basket of commodities purchased by consumers. Since the basket contains commodities of unchanging or equivalent 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 in Mar 2019