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Consumer Price Index
 


The Consumer Price Index (CPI) is a current social and economic indicator that is constructed to measure the changes over time in the general level of prices of consumer goods and services that households do acquire, use or pay for consumption. The index aims to measure the change in consumer prices over time.
Latest Publication
Consumer Price Index (Cat. no. 6401.0)
Explanatory Material
Consumer Price Index: Concepts, Sources and Methods, Australia, 2011 (Cat. no. 6461.0)
A Guide to the Consumer Price Index, 16th Series, 2011 (Cat. no. 6440.0)
Consumer Price Index: Correspondence with 2009-10 Household Expenditure Classification, 2011 (Cat. no. 6446.0.55.001)
Consumer Price Index: 16th Series Weighting Pattern (First issue) (Cat. no. 6471.0)
Consumer Price Index: Historical Weighting Patterns, 1948-2011 (Cat. no. 6431.0)
Current Information Papers
Information Paper: Introduction of the 16th Series Australian Consumer Price Index, 2011 (Cat. no. 6470.0)
Information Paper: Seasonal Adjustment of Consumer Price Indexes, 2011 (Cat. no. 6401.0.55.003)
Outcome of the 16th Series Australian Consumer Price Index review, Dec 2010 (Cat .no. 6469.0)
Information Paper: Changes to Time Series Spreadsheets for Consumer Price Index, Australia, Feb 2006 (Cat. no. 6401.0.55.001)
More Information Papers and Related Material
Consumer Price Index Commodity Classification, Australia, 16th Series, 2011 (First issue) (Cat. no. 6401.0.55.004)
Information Paper: The Introduction of Hedonic Price Indexes for Personal Computers, 2005 (Cat. no. 6458.0)
Information Paper: Introduction of the 15th Series Australian Consumer Price Index, 2005 (Reissue) (Cat. no. 6462.0)
Experimental Price Indexes for Financial Services, Mar 2005 (Cat. no. 6413.0.55.001)
Information Paper: Experimental Price Indexes For Financial Services, 1998 to 2003 (Cat. no. 6413.0)
Information Paper: Price Indexes and the New Tax System, 2000 (Cat. no. 6425.0)
Information Paper: Introduction of the 14th Series Australian Consumer Price Index, 2000 (Cat. no. 6456.0)
Information Paper: An Analytical Framework for Price Indexes in Australia, 1997 (Cat. no. 6421.0)
Feature Articles
Seasonally Adjusted and Trend Estimates for the Consumer Price Index in Australian Economic Indicators, Dec 2004 (Cat. no. 1350.0)
Measuring the Impact of The New Tax System on the September Quarter 2000 Consumer Price Index in Australian Economic Indicators, Dec 2000 (Cat. no. 1350.0)
Consumer Price Index Inflation Calculator
Consumer Price Index Inflation Calculator - The Real Worth of Money
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Consumer Price Index FAQs



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