6401.0 - Consumer Price Index, Australia, Sep 2016 Quality Declaration
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 26/10/2016
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SEPTEMBER KEY POINTS
THE ALL GROUPS CPI
OVERVIEW OF CPI MOVEMENTS
CHANGES IN THIS ISSUE
This issue contains the feature article ‘ Review of the Consumer Price Index International Trade Exposure Series'. The changes outlined in this review will be implemented in the December quarter 2016 issue of the CPI, which is scheduled for release on 25 January 2017.
The CPI Annual Seasonal Re-analysis (ASR) was conducted in the September quarter 2016. The ASR assesses the CPI seasonal patterns in more detail than is possible in the quarterly processing cycle. The outcomes of the ASR are provided in the Appendix to this issue.
Changes to the seasonally adjusted CPI series do not affect the original CPI index series.
For more information about seasonal adjustment, see paragraphs 14 to 17 of the Explanatory notes.
Any discrepancies between totals and sums of components in this publication are due to rounding.
For further information about these and related statistics, contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070.
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