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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The most significant price rises this quarter were for tobacco (+7.0%), water and sewerage (+12.8%), electricity (+6.0%), property rates and charges (+6.2%) and rents (+1.1%). The most significant offsetting price falls were in automotive fuel (–3.7%), vegetables (–5.4%), pharmaceuticals (–3.9%), audio, visual and computing equipment (–2.7%) and soft drinks, waters and juices (–1.8%).
The ABS Consumer Price Index rose 2.8% through the year to September quarter 2010, compared with a rise of 3.1% through the year to June quarter 2010.
Further information is available in Consumer Price Index, Australia (cat no. 6401.0)www.abs.gov.au
Media Note: Please ensure when reporting on ABS data that you attribute the Australian Bureau of Statistics (or the ABS) as the source.
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