6461.0 - Consumer Price Index: Concepts, Sources and Methods, 2018  
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This release provides updated information relating to the data sources and methods used to compile the CPI.

This release provides a comprehensive description of the Australian Consumer Price Index (CPI). Topics include a description of: the conceptual basis of the index; the goods and services priced; data sources and methods used to compile the CPI; and uses of the CPI. This release also provides some insight into the challenges the ABS encounters in compiling the CPI and explains how these challenges are overcome.