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6461.0 - Australian Consumer Price Index: Concepts, Sources and Methods, 2005  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 17/08/2005   
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CONTENTS

    Contents
    1. Introduction
    2. Historical Background
    3. Price Index Theory
    4. Consumer Price Indexes
    5. The Australian CPI
    6. Estimating Weights
    7. Areas for Special Consideration
    8. Collection Methodology
      Communication to Miscellaneous
      Food to Clothing and Footwear
      Housing toTransportation
    9. Compiling the CPI
    10. Using the CPI
    Appendix 1: Weighting pattern for the CPI - June quarter 2000
    Appendix 2: Price indexes and contract price indexation
    Appendix 3 - Tradables, non tradables and volatile items
    Glossary
    Bibliography


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