6461.0 - Australian Consumer Price Index: Concepts, Sources and Methods, 2003  
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    1. Introduction
    2. Historical Background
    3. Price Index Theory
    4. Consumer Price Indexes
    5. The Australian CPI
    6. Estimating Weights
    7. Areas for Special Consideration
    8. Collection Methodology
      Collection Methodology (Food to Clothing and Footwear)
      Collection Methodology (Housing toTransportation)
      Collection Methodology (Communication to Miscellaneous)
    9. Compiling the CPI
    10. Using the CPI
    Appendix 1: Weighting pattern for the CPI - June quarter 2000
    Appendix 2: Price indexes and contract price indexation