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6401.0 - Consumer Price Index, Australia, Jun 2014 Quality Declaration 
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 23/07/2014   
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JUNE KEY FIGURES

Mar Qtr 2014 to Jun Qtr 2014
Jun Qtr 2013 to Jun Qtr 2014
Weighted average of eight capital cities
% change
% change

All groups CPI
0.5
3.0
Food and non-alcoholic beverages
0.4
2.5
Alcohol and tobacco
1.6
7.1
Clothing and footwear
1.5
-0.6
Housing
0.8
3.9
Furnishings, household equipment and services
1.1
1.0
Health
2.9
4.9
Transport
-0.7
2.7
Communication
-1.7
-0.3
Recreation and culture
-0.3
3.3
Education
0.0
5.1
Insurance and financial services
0.0
1.0
CPI analytical series
All groups CPI, seasonally adjusted
0.6
3.0
Trimmed mean
0.8
2.9
Weighted median
0.6
2.7


All Groups CPI, Quarterly change
Graph: All Groups CPI, Quarterly change

Contribution to quarterly change
Graph: Contribution to quarterly change




JUNE KEY POINTS


THE ALL GROUPS CPI
  • rose 0.5% in the June quarter 2014, compared with a rise of 0.6% in the March quarter 2014.
  • rose 3.0% through the year to the June quarter 2014, compared with a rise of 2.9% through the year to the March quarter 2014.


OVERVIEW OF CPI MOVEMENTS
  • The most significant price rises this quarter were for medical and hospital services (+4.6%), new dwelling purchase by owner-occupiers (+1.6%) and tobacco (+3.1%).
  • The most significant offsetting price falls this quarter were for domestic holiday travel and accommodation (-3.8%), automotive fuel (-2.7%) and telecommunication equipment and services (-1.6%).


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE (QUARTER) Release Date
September 2014 22 October 2014
December 2014 28 January 2015
March 2015 22 April 2015
June 2015 22 July 2015



CHANGES IN THIS ISSUE

Additional analysis of seasonally adjusted estimates has been included in this issue.


ROUNDING

Any discrepancies between totals and sums of components in this publication are due to rounding.


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