6401.0 - Consumer Price Index, Australia, Mar 2010 Quality Declaration
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 28/04/2010
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MARCH KEY POINTS
THE ALL GROUPS CPI
OVERVIEW OF CPI MOVEMENTS
CHANGES IN THIS ISSUE
The previous 'Analyses and Comments' section of this publication has been split into 'Main Contributors to Change' and 'Capital Cities Comparison'. There has been no change in the level of detail or content provided.
CPI REVIEW UPDATE
The ABS is currently undertaking a major review of the CPI. Information paper: Issues to be considered during the 16th Series Australian Consumer Price Index Review, December 2009 (cat.no. 6468.0) is available at <https://www.abs.gov.au>.
Public forums were held in each capital city during February and March 2010. Submissions to the review closed on 12 March 2010 and are available at <https://www.abs.gov.au>. The outcomes from the review will be announced in December 2010. The 16th series CPI will be implemented in October 2011, in respect of the September quarter 2011.
Any discrepancies between totals and sums of components in this publication are due to rounding.
LINKS TO OTHER PARTS OF THIS RELEASE ON THE WEBSITE
To access the 'Main Contributors to Change' data on the ABS website <https://www.abs.gov.au> use the link 'Main Contributors to Change' as shown below.
To access the 'Capital Cities Comparison' data on the ABS website <https://www.abs.gov.au> 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 ABS website <https://www.abs.gov.au> 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 the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070.
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