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6461.0 - Consumer Price Index: Concepts, Sources and Methods, 2011  
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APPENDIX 1 CPI WEIGHTING PATTERN – JUNE QUARTER 2011

A1.1 16th Series CPI, average weekly expenditure and weights, June quarter 2011, eight capital cities(a)

Average weekly expenditure, Weighted average eight capital cities
Weights - Percentage contribution to All groups CPI
Group, sub-group and expenditure class
$
$
$
%
%
%

FOOD AND NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES
230.87
16.84
Bread and cereal products
23.41
1.71
Bread
7.95
0.58
Cakes and biscuits
10.17
0.74
Breakfast cereals
2.41
0.18
Other cereal products
2.88
0.21
Meat and seafoods
31.43
2.29
Beef and veal
5.35
0.39
Pork
4.98
0.36
Lamb and goat
3.55
0.26
Poultry
6.77
0.49
Other meats
5.22
0.38
Fish and other seafood
5.57
0.41
Dairy and related products
15.72
1.15
Milk
5.81
0.42
Cheese
4.63
0.34
Ice cream and other dairy products
5.29
0.39
Fruit and vegetables
40.39
2.95
Fruit
21.97
1.60
Vegetables
18.42
1.34
Other food
29.77
2.17
Eggs
1.48
0.11
Jams, honey and spreads
1.98
0.14
Food additives and condiments
4.18
0.30
Oils and fats
2.38
0.17
Snacks and confectionery
13.34
0.97
Other food products n.e.c.
6.42
0.47
Non-alcoholic beverages
15.63
1.14
Coffee, tea and cocoa
3.76
0.27
Waters, soft drinks and juices
11.87
0.87
Meals out and take away foods
74.51
5.43
Restaurant meals
38.55
2.81
Take away and fast foods
35.97
2.62
ALCOHOL AND TOBACCO
96.87
7.06
Alcoholic beverages
65.11
4.75
Spirits
12.44
0.91
Wine
22.47
1.64
Beer
30.19
2.20
Tobacco
31.77
2.32
Tobacco
31.77
2.32
CLOTHING AND FOOTWEAR
54.58
3.98
Garments
34.52
2.52
Garments for men
10.21
0.74
Garments for women
20.09
1.47
Garments for infants and children
4.21
0.31
Footwear
8.32
0.61
Footwear for men
1.93
0.14
Footwear for women
4.67
0.34
Footwear for infants and children
1.72
0.13
Accessories and clothing services
11.74
0.86
Accessories
10.11
0.74
Cleaning, repair and hire of clothing and footwear
1.63
0.12
HOUSING
305.75
22.30
Rents
92.01
6.71
Rents
92.01
6.71
New dwelling purchase by owner-occupiers
118.86
8.67
New dwelling purchase by owner-occupiers
118.86
8.67
Other housing
45.43
3.31
Maintenance and repair of the dwelling
28.10
2.05
Property rates and charges
17.33
1.26
Utilities
49.45
3.61
Water and sewerage
12.31
0.90
Electricity
27.31
1.99
Gas and other household fuels
9.83
0.72
FURNISHINGS, HOUSEHOLD EQUIPMENT AND SERVICES
124.79
9.10
Furniture and furnishings
26.23
1.91
Furniture
22.42
1.63
Carpets and other floor coverings
3.81
0.28
Household textiles
8.42
0.61
Household textiles
8.42
0.61
Household appliances, utensils and tools
19.57
1.43
Major household appliances
6.85
0.50
Small electric household appliances
3.25
0.24
Glassware, tableware and household utensils
5.87
0.43
Tools and equipment for house and garden
3.60
0.26
Non-durable household goods
39.18
2.86
Cleaning and maintenance products
3.98
0.29
Personal care products
15.15
1.11
Other non-durable household products
20.04
1.46
Domestic and household services
31.39
2.29
Child care
9.47
0.69
Hairdressing and personal grooming services
12.39
0.90
Other household services
9.52
0.69
HEALTH
72.56
5.29
Medical products, appliances and equipment
18.08
1.32
Pharmaceutical products
16.09
1.17
Therapeutic appliances and equipment
1.99
0.14
Medical, dental and hospital services
54.47
3.97
Medical and hospital services
46.85
3.42
Dental services
7.62
0.56
TRANSPORT
158.39
11.55
Private motoring
148.25
10.81
Motor vehicles
44.56
3.25
Spare parts and accessories for motor vehicles
13.61
0.99
Automotive fuel
48.67
3.55
Maintenance and repair of motor vehicles
22.90
1.67
Other services in respect of motor vehicles
18.52
1.35
Urban transport fares
10.14
0.74
Urban transport fares
10.14
0.74
COMMUNICATION
41.81
3.05
Communication
41.81
3.05
Postal services
1.69
0.12
Telecommunication equipment and services
40.12
2.93
RECREATION AND CULTURE
172.30
12.56
Audio, visual and computing equipment and services
34.76
2.53
Audio, visual and computing equipment
21.33
1.56
Audio, visual and computing media and services
13.43
0.98
Newspapers, books and stationery
14.75
1.08
Books
5.42
0.40
Newspapers, magazines and stationery
9.33
0.68
Holiday travel and accommodation
65.26
4.76
Domestic holiday travel and accommodation
33.83
2.47
International holiday travel and accommodation
31.42
2.29
Other recreation, sport and culture
57.54
4.20
Equipment for sports, camping and open-air recreation
8.34
0.61
Games, toys and hobbies
10.73
0.78
Pets and related products
5.17
0.38
Veterinary and other services for pets
5.47
0.40
Sports participation
12.89
0.94
Other recreational, sporting and cultural services
14.94
1.09
EDUCATION
43.67
3.18
Education
43.67
3.18
Preschool and primary education
7.18
0.52
Secondary education
17.24
1.26
Tertiary education
19.25
1.40
INSURANCE AND FINANCIAL SERVICES
69.71
5.08
Insurance
19.25
1.40
Insurance
19.25
1.40
Financial services
50.46
3.68
Deposit and loan facilities (direct charges)
10.37
0.76
Other financial services
40.09
2.92
ALL GROUPS
1371.30
1371.30
1371.30
100.00
100.00
100.00

(a) Any discrepancies between totals and sums of components in this Appendix are due to rounding.



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