6401.0 - Consumer Price Index, Australia, Mar 2008 Quality Declaration
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 23/04/2008
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MARCH KEY POINTS
THE ALL GROUPS CPI
OVERVIEW OF CPI MOVEMENTS
Any discrepancies between totals and sums of components in this publication are due to rounding.
CHANGES IN THIS ISSUE
An article 'A Brief Explanation of the CPI' can be found in the Appendix on page 32 of this issue.
A new table, Table 16. CPI: Groups, Sub-groups and Expenditure Class, Points Contribution, by Capital Cities will be released on the ABS website from the March quarter 2008.
HISTORICAL WEIGHTING PATTERNS NOW AVAILABLE
As of the March quarter 2008, historical CPI weighting patterns have been made available. These can be found on the website in Consumer Price Index: Historical Weighting Patterns (1948 to 2005) (cat. no. 6431.0).
ABS Australian Bureau of Statistics
CPI Consumer Price Index
LINKS TO OTHER PARTS OF THIS RELEASE ON THE WEBSITE
To access the 'Main Contributors to Change' data (on the website) use the link ' Main Contributors to Change' as shown below.
To access the 'Capital Cities Comparison' data (on the website) use the link 'Capital Cities Comparison' as shown below.
The standard way to access links to other parts of this or any release on the website is by selecting the required link from the links list in the box at the top left hand side of the 'Summary' page.
For further information about these and related statistics, contact Lee Taylor on Canberra (02) 6252 6251 or the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070.
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