15 Apr Consumer Price Index (CPI) March 2020
The All Groups CPI was 116.55 in the month of March 2020, compared with 114.13 in the month of February 2020.
The monthly change, March 2020 compared to February 2020, was an increase of 2.12 percent. This is compared to a monthly increase of 0.88 percent in the previous month of February 2020. The most significant monthly price increases were Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (+3.64%) and Health (+4.49).
Change In The Price Indices For March 2020
|wdt_ID||COICOP Classification Group||CPI Weight||March 2019 Index||February 2020 Index||March2020 Index||% change on previous month and current month||% change on same month of previous year (yr on yr)|
|1||All Groups CPI||100.00||110.79||114.13||116.55||2.12||5.20|
|2||Food & Non-Alcoholic Beverages||46.04||112.04||119.83||124.19||3.64||10.84|
|3||Tobacco & Narcotics||1.25||141.94||137.08||137.08||0.00||-3.42|
|4||Clothing & Footwear||5.03||111.44||121.89||121.89||0.00||9.37|
|5||Housing, Water, Electricity & Gas||23.41||107.19||103.88||103.88||0.00||-3.08|
|6||Furnishing, Households and Maintenance||2.93||104.30||102.95||103.70||0.73||-0.57|
|10||Recreation & Culture||1.00||102.39||98.54||98.54||0.00||-3.76|
|COICOP Classification Group||CPI Weight||March 2019 Index||February 2020 Index||March2020 Index||% change on previous month and current month||% change on same month of previous year (yr on yr)|
Over the twelve months to the month of March 2020 (inflation rate), the All Groups CPI increased to 5.20 percent, compared with 3.06 percent over the twelve months to the month of February 2020.