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1301.0 - Year Book Australia, 2003  
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Contents >> Prices >> Price movements by broad commodity group

Table 28.3 presents, for the weighted average of the eight capital cities, index numbers for each of the 11 major commodity groups of the 14th Series CPI and for All groups, together with percentage changes.


28.3 CONSUMER PRICE INDEX, Group index numbers - Weighted average of capital cities(a)(b)

Food
Alcohol
and
tobacco
Clothing
and
footwear
Housing
Household
furnishings,
supplies and
services
Health
Transpor-
tation
Communic-
ation
Recreation
Education
Miscell-
aneous
All groups

INDEX NUMBER(c)

1996-97
119.7
161.4
107.3
101.6
113.5
159.7
124.3
106.5
115.0
156.0
133.4
120.3
1997-98
121.8
164.6
107.4
94.5
113.8
165.4
123.5
106.6
117.8
165.6
138.5
120.3
1998-99
126.5
168.7
106.7
95.8
113.7
163.4
122.1
102.9
119.4
174.1
143.5
121.8
1999-2000
129.2
175.2
105.5
99.9
113.3
158.7
128.9
97.8
120.4
182.4
153.2
124.7
2000-01(d)
135.6
194.7
112.5
107.9
117.3
164.3
137.0
104.7
124.6
191.4
166.0
132.2
2001-02
142.7
203.1
112.4
111.1
119.7
169.9
137.3
105.2
128.6
200.0
171.8
136.0

CHANGE FROM PREVIOUS YEAR (%)

1996-97
3.2
3.4
0.3
-4.1
1.6
6.3
1.4
-0.7
0.7
6.1
4.2
1.3
1997-98
1.8
2.0
0.1
-7.0
0.3
3.6
-0.6
0.1
2.4
6.2
3.8
-
1998-99
3.9
2.5
-0.7
1.4
-0.1
-1.2
-1.1
-3.5
1.4
5.1
3.6
1.2
1999-2000
2.1
3.9
-1.1
4.3
-0.4
-2.9
5.6
-5.0
0.8
4.8
6.8
2.4
2000-01(d)
5.0
11.1
6.6
8.0
3.5
3.5
6.3
7.1
3.5
4.9
8.4
6.0
2001-02
5.2
4.3
-0.1
3.0
2.0
3.4
0.2
0.5
3.2
4.5
3.5
2.9

(a) Groups based on 14th Series CPI structure.
(b) Reference base year 1989-90 = 100.0.
(c) Index numbers for financial years are calculated as the simple arithmetic averages of the quarterly index numbers.
(d) The 2000-01 data were affected by the introduction of The New Tax System, in particular, the introduction of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) from 1 July 2000.

Source: Consumer Price Index, Australia (6401.0).


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