Australian Bureau of Statistics
1308.8 - In fACT - Statistical Information on the ACT and Region, Aug 2009
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 20/08/2009
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CONSUMER PRICE INDEX
Change from previous quarter
In the June quarter 2009 the All Groups CPI rose by 0.6% for Canberra, and 0.5% nationally (weighted average of eight capital cities). The most significant fall occurred for Financial and insurance services, down 1.5% in Canberra and 1.7% nationally. The most significant price rise occurred in Household contents and services, up 2.6% in Canberra and Health up 2.3% nationally.
The largest contributor to the increase of 0.6% in the CPI for Canberra in June quarter 2009 was Household contents and services (2.6%). Within the Household contents and services group, the key driver of the increase was the price for Towels and linen, which rose by 17.2% in the quarter.
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