Latest CPI Figures released
The Australian Bureau of Statistics have released the consumer price index (CPI) figures for the December 2019 quarter.
December Key Statistics
The All groups CPI
Overview of CPI movements
- rose 0.7% this quarter, compared to a rise of 0.5% in the September 2019 quarter.
- rose 1.8% over the twelve months to the December 2019 quarter, compared to a rise of 1.7% over the twelve months to the September 2019 quarter.
- The most significant price rises this quarter are tobacco (+8.4%), domestic holiday, travel and accommodation (+7.3%), automotive fuel (+4.4%), and fruit (+6.8%).
- The most significant price falls this quarter are international holiday, travel and accommodation (-2.9%), garments for women (-2.5%) and wine (-1.6%).
To find out more go to the ABS website.