6401.0 - Consumer Price Index, Australia, Sep 2019 Quality Declaration
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 30/10/2019
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September Key Statistics
Overview of CPI movements
All Groups CPI, Quarterly change
Contribution to quarterly change
Changes in this and future releases
The ABS has ceased publishing a PDF as part of the release of Consumer Price Index, Australia (cat. no. 6401.0) as of the June 2019 quarter. CPI data will be presented in HTML format only on the ABS website. Should you have any concerns regarding this transition, please contact the ABS via email on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Use of Price Indexes in Contracts
Price indexes published by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) provide summary measures of the movements in various categories of prices over time. They are published primarily for use in Government economic analysis. Price indexes are also often used in contracts by businesses and government to adjust payments and/or charges to take account of changes in categories of prices (Indexation Clauses).
Use of Price Indexes in Contracts that sets out a range of issues that should be taken into account by parties considering including an Indexation Clause in a contract using an ABS published price index.
Frequently Asked Questions
The Frequently Asked Questions page that has answers to a number of common questions to do with price indexes and the Consumer Price Index, in particular.
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