CONSUMER PRICE INDEX
Between March quarter 2010 and June quarter 2010, the All groups Consumer Price Index (CPI) for Melbourne increased by 0.6%. The groups that recorded the largest increases were: Alcohol and tobacco (6.9%), Health (1.5%) and Transportation (1.1%). The groups that recorded decreases were Recreation (-2.1%) and Communication (-0.1%).
Between June quarter 2009 and June quarter 2010, the All groups CPI for Melbourne rose by 3.1%. The All groups CPI weighted average of the eight capital cities also rose by 3.1% over the same period. The biggest annual increases for Melbourne were recorded in Alcohol and tobacco (9.1%), Education (8.0%), Housing (7.3%), Health (5.2%) and Transportation (2.7%). The group that recorded the largest decrease for the year was Clothing and footwear (-4.7%).
Change in Consumer Price Index,
By Group, Melbourne -
March quarter 2010 to June quarter 2010
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