Consumer Price Index For April 2012

June 13, 2012

The Department of Statistics released the Consumer Price Index for April 2012, which shows that consumers paid 2.5% more in April than they did a year ago for the basket of goods and services included in the Consumer Price Index [CPI]. The annual rate of inflation slipped 0.3% from the 2.8% measured in March 2012.

Between March 2012 and April 2012, the average cost of goods and services in the Consumer Price Index rose 0.9 per cent. The all-items index increased from 118.4 to 119.5 index points in April. This means that the basket of goods and services that cost $100.00 in April 2006 now cost $119.50.

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