6401.0 - Consumer Price Index, Australia, Sep 2010 Quality Declaration
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 27/10/2010
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SEPTEMBER KEY POINTS
THE ALL GROUPS CPI
OVERVIEW OF CPI MOVEMENTS
CHANGES IN THIS ISSUE
An article describing the treatment of child care services in the Australian Consumer Price Index can be found in the Appendix on page 34 of this issue.
CPI REVIEW UPDATE
Since 1960, when the CPI was first compiled, the ABS has maintained a program of periodic reviews of the CPI to ensure that it continues to meet community needs. Currently the ABS is undertaking the 16th series review of the Australian CPI. The outcomes of the review will be released on 6 December 2010 in the Information paper: Outcome of the 16th Series Australian Consumer Price Index Review (cat.no. 6469.0).
The issues put up for consideration in this review are outlined in the Information paper: Issues to be considered during the 16th Series Australian Consumer Price Index Review, December 2009 (cat. no. 6468.0). As part of the review process, the ABS invited submissions from the public and the complete list of submissions to the 16th series CPI Review are available on the ABS web site <https://www.abs.gov.au>.
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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