6440.0 - A Guide to the Consumer Price Index: 17th Series, 2017  
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APPENDIX 1: 17TH SERIES CPI, EXPENDITURE AND WEIGHTS

17TH SERIES CPI, Average weekly expenditure and weights(a)

Average weekly expenditure for the Weighted average of eight capital cities in September quarter 2017
Percentage contribution to the All groups CPI in September quarter 2017
Group,
Sub-group,
Expenditure class
$
$
$
%
%
%

FOOD AND NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES
256.55
16.09
Bread and cereal products
23.68
1.49
Bread
8.56
0.54
Cakes and biscuits
10.42
0.65
Breakfast cereals
2.06
0.13
Other cereal products
2.63
0.17
Meat and seafoods
34.86
2.19
Beef and veal
7.52
0.47
Pork
4.91
0.31
Lamb and goat
3.50
0.22
Poultry
6.82
0.43
Other meats
5.88
0.37
Fish and other seafood
6.23
0.39
Dairy and related products
15.83
0.99
Milk
5.78
0.36
Cheese
4.70
0.29
Ice cream and other dairy products
5.34
0.34
Fruit and vegetables
37.54
2.35
Fruit
17.11
1.07
Vegetables
20.43
1.28
Food products n.e.c.
35.24
2.21
Eggs
1.96
0.12
Jams, honey and spreads
2.13
0.13
Food additives and condiments
4.68
0.29
Oils and fats
2.68
0.17
Snacks and confectionery
14.95
0.94
Other food products n.e.c.
8.84
0.55
Non-alcoholic beverages
15.72
0.99
Coffee, tea and cocoa
3.71
0.23
Waters, soft drinks and juices
12.01
0.75
Meals out and take away foods
93.69
5.88
Restaurant meals
52.94
3.32
Take away and fast foods
40.76
2.56
ALCOHOL AND TOBACCO
113.02
7.09
Alcoholic beverages
71.50
4.49
Spirits
13.46
0.84
Wine
28.35
1.78
Beer
29.69
1.86
Tobacco
41.51
2.60
Tobacco
41.51
2.60
CLOTHING AND FOOTWEAR
56.56
3.55
Garments
35.38
2.22
Garments for men
9.64
0.60
Garments for women
20.23
1.27
Garments for infants and children
5.51
0.35
Footwear
8.55
0.54
Footwear for men
2.26
0.14
Footwear for women
5.08
0.32
Footwear for infants and children
1.20
0.08
Accessories and clothing services
12.64
0.79
Accessories
10.76
0.68
Cleaning, repair and hire of clothing and footwear
1.88
0.12
HOUSING
361.49
22.68
Rents
115.12
7.22
Rents
115.12
7.22
New dwelling purchase by owner-occupiers
124.07
7.78
New dwelling purchase by owner-occupiers
124.07
7.78
Other housing
57.64
3.62
Maintenance and repair of the dwelling
34.25
2.15
Property rates and charges
23.39
1.47
Utilities
64.66
4.06
Water and sewerage
16.28
1.02
Electricity
34.57
2.17
Gas and other household fuels
13.81
0.87
FURNISHINGS, HOUSEHOLD EQUIPMENT AND SERVICES
149.62
9.39
Furniture and furnishings
27.06
1.70
Furniture
22.19
1.39
Carpets and other floor coverings
4.86
0.31
Household textiles
7.87
0.49
Household textiles
7.87
0.49
Household appliances, utensils and tools
24.80
1.56
Major household appliances
6.58
0.41
Small electric household appliances
5.28
0.33
Glassware, tableware and household utensils
6.84
0.43
Tools and equipment for house and garden
6.10
0.38
Non-durable household products
42.18
2.65
Cleaning and maintenance products
4.13
0.26
Personal care products
17.01
1.07
Other non-durable household products
21.04
1.32
Domestic and household services
47.71
2.99
Child care
21.51
1.35
Hairdressing and personal grooming services
14.80
0.93
Other household services
11.40
0.72
HEALTH
86.57
5.43
Medical products, appliances and equipment
18.82
1.18
Pharmaceutical products
16.49
1.03
Therapeutic appliances and equipment
2.33
0.15
Medical, dental and hospital services
67.75
4.25
Medical and hospital services
59.49
3.73
Dental services
8.25
0.52
TRANSPORT
164.51
10.32
Private motoring
152.78
9.58
Motor vehicles
44.38
2.78
Spare parts and accessories for motor vehicles
11.65
0.73
Automotive fuel
44.39
2.78
Maintenance and repair of motor vehicles
30.83
1.93
Other services in respect of motor vehicles
21.53
1.35
Urban transport fares
11.73
0.74
Urban transport fares
11.73
0.74
COMMUNICATION
42.70
2.68
Communication
42.70
2.68
Postal services
1.33
0.08
Telecommunication equipment and services
41.37
2.59
RECREATION AND CULTURE
202.62
12.71
Audio, visual and computing equipment and services
30.56
1.92
Audio, visual and computing equipment
19.44
1.22
Audio, visual and computing media and services
11.13
0.70
Newspapers, books and stationery
11.61
0.73
Books
3.92
0.25
Newspapers, magazines and stationery
7.69
0.48
Holiday travel and accommodation
92.91
5.83
Domestic holiday travel and accommodation
42.67
2.68
International holiday travel and accommodation
50.24
3.15
Other recreation, sport and culture
67.52
4.24
Equipment for sports, camping and open-air recreation
9.37
0.59
Games, toys and hobbies
12.84
0.81
Pets and related products
7.09
0.44
Veterinary and other services for pets
5.90
0.37
Sports participation
15.60
0.98
Other recreational, sporting and cultural services
16.73
1.05
EDUCATION
68.05
4.27
Education
68.05
4.27
Preschool and primary education
14.72
0.92
Secondary education
27.09
1.70
Tertiary education
26.25
1.65
INSURANCE AND FINANCIAL SERVICES
92.50
5.80
Insurance
18.89
1.19
Insurance
18.89
1.19
Financial services
73.61
4.62
Deposit and loan facilities (direct charges)
9.56
0.60
Other financial services
64.04
4.02
ALL GROUPS CPI
1 594.18
1 594.18
1 594.18
100.00
100.00
100.00

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