6401.0 - Consumer Price Index, Australia, Sep 2009 Quality Declaration
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 28/10/2009
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SEPTEMBER KEY POINTS
THE ALL GROUPS CPI
OVERVIEW OF CPI MOVEMENTS
CHANGES IN THIS ISSUE
An article describing the treatment of child care services in the Australian Consumer Price Index can be found in the Appendix on page 34 of this issue.
16TH SERIES AUSTRALIAN CPI REVIEW
The CPI is subject to periodic reviews. While an important objective of the reviews is to update item weights, formal reviews also provide an opportunity to examine the scope and coverage of the index and other methodological issues.
An information paper: Issues to be considered during the 16th Series Australian Consumer Price Index Review (cat.no. 6468.0) will be published on 15 December 2009. It will outline some of the major issues to be considered in the review, as a basis for public consultation. Public seminars will also be held in capital cities in early 2010. The closing date for submissions to the review is 12 March 2010.
Any discrepancies between totals and sums of components in this publication are due to rounding.
LINKS TO OTHER PARTS OF THIS RELEASE ON THE WEBSITE
To access the 'Main Contributors to Change' data on the ABS website <http://www.abs.gov.au> use the link 'Main Contributors to Change' as shown below.
To access the 'Capital Cities Comparison' data on the ABS website <http://www.abs.gov.au> use the link 'Capital Cities Comparison' as shown below.
The standard way to access links to other parts of this or any release on the ABS website <http://www.abs.gov.au> is by selecting the required link from the links list in the box at the top left hand side of the 'Summary' page.
For further information about these and related statistics, contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 or Lee Taylor on Canberra (02) 6252 6251.
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