Australian Bureau of Statistics
1308.8 - In fACT - Statistical Information on the ACT and Region, February 2010
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 23/02/2010
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CONSUMER PRICE INDEX
Change from previous quarter
In the December quarter 2009, the All Groups CPI rose by 0.4% for Canberra, and 0.5% nationally (weighted average of eight capital cities). The most significant price rise occurred in Recreation, up 1.3% in Canberra and Food up 1.4% nationally. The most significant fall occurred for Clothing and footwear, down 1.6% in Canberra and Health, down 0.9% nationally.
The largest contributor to the increase of 0.7% in the CPI for Canberra in December quarter 2009 was Food (+1.1%). Within the Food group, the key driver of the increase was the price for Fruit, which rose by 16.4% in the quarter.
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