15 Sep Consumer Price Index (CPI) August 2020
The monthly change, August 2020 compared to July 2020, was a decrease of -0.86 percent. This is compared to a monthly decrease of -0.75 percent in the previous month of July 2020. The most significant monthly price increases were Housing, Water, Electricity & Gas (+5.71%), and Miscellaneous Goods & Services (+6.61).
Change In The Price Indices For August 2020
|wdt_ID||COICOP Classification Group||CPI Weight||August 2019 Index||July 2020 Index||August 2020 Index||% change on previous month and current month||% change on same month of previous year (yr on yr)|
|1||All Groups CPI||100.00||115.41||121.13||120.09||-0.86||4.05|
|2||Food & Non-Alcoholic Beverages||46.04||123.04||123.41||120.32||-2.51||-2.21|
|3||Tobacco & Narcotics||1.25||144.62||137.08||137.35||0.20||-5.03|
|4||Clothing & Footwear||5.03||121.36||169.09||143.37||-15.21||18.14|
|5||Housing, Water, Electricity & Gas||23.41||103.47||109.24||115.47||5.71||11.60|
|6||Furnishing, Households and Maintenance||2.93||102.71||108.64||108.96||0.30||6.09|
|10||Recreation & Culture||1.00||98.29||98.54||98.54||0.00||0.25|
|COICOP Classification Group||CPI Weight||August 2019 Index||July 2020 Index||August 2020 Index||% change on previous month and current month||% change on same month of previous year (yr on yr)|
The rate of inflation for August 2020 is the percentage change in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) over the twelve-month period, from August 2019 to August 2020.