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6401.0 - Consumer Price Index, Australia, Jun 2015 Quality Declaration 
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 22/07/2015   
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JUNE KEY FIGURES

Mar Qtr 2015 to Jun Qtr 2015
Jun Qtr 2014 to Jun Qtr 2015
Weighted average of eight capital cities
% change
% change

All groups CPI
0.7
1.5
Food and non-alcoholic beverages
-0.2
1.3
Alcohol and tobacco
1.2
4.8
Clothing and footwear
1.3
-0.9
Housing
0.7
2.5
Furnishings, household equipment and services
1.0
1.4
Health
2.7
4.3
Transport
3.4
-2.4
Communication
-0.6
-3.4
Recreation and culture
-1.4
0.9
Education
0.0
5.4
Insurance and financial services
0.3
2.1
CPI analytical series
All groups CPI, seasonally adjusted
0.8
1.5
Trimmed mean
0.6
2.2
Weighted median
0.5
2.4


All Groups CPI, Quarterly change
Graph: All Groups CPI, Quarterly change

Contribution to quarterly change
Graph: Contribution to quarterly change




JUNE KEY POINTS


THE ALL GROUPS CPI
  • rose 0.7% this quarter, compared with a rise of 0.2% last quarter.
  • rose 1.5% over the last twelve months, compared with a rise of 1.3% through the year to the previous quarter.


OVERVIEW OF CPI MOVEMENTS
  • The most significant price rises this quarter are automotive fuel (+12.2%), medical and hospital services (+4.5%) and new dwelling purchase by owner-occupiers (+1.5%).
  • The most significant offsetting price falls this quarter are domestic holiday travel and accommodation (-5.4%) and pharmaceutical products (-1.8%).


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE (QUARTER) Release Date
September 2015 28 October 2015
December 2015 27 January 2016
March 2016 27 April 2016
June 2016 27 July 2016



CHANGES IN THIS ISSUE

"TABLE 9. International comparisons, All groups CPI excluding Housing and Insurance and financial services - Index numbers" and "TABLE 10. International comparisons, All groups CPI excluding Housing and Insurance and financial services - Percentage changes" are no longer being published. For international comparisons data, please refer to the OECD publication "Consumer Prices (MEI)" which contains a comprehensive range of statistics for the 34 OECD member countries and for some non-member countries (http://stats.oecd.org/Index.aspx?DatasetCode=MEI_PRICES).


CHANGES IN FUTURE RELEASES

From the September quarter 2015, there will be changes to the file names and numbers of the Named Time Series spreadsheets. An information paper outlining the changes in greater detail will be published prior to the September quarter 2015 release.


ROUNDING

Any discrepancies between totals and sums of components in this publication are due to rounding.


INQUIRIES

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