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Table 1 Consumer Price Index and major components, Canada1(2002=100)

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Consumer Price Index and major components, Canada1(2002=100)
  Relative importance2 July 2008 July 2009 June 2008 to June 2009 July 2008 to July 2009
  Unadjusted
        % change
All-items 100.003 115.8 114.7 -0.3 -0.9
Food 17.04 116.5 122.3 5.5 5.0
Shelter 26.62 123.3 120.8 -0.8 -2.0
Household operations and furnishings 11.10 104.4 107.1 2.9 2.6
Clothing and footwear 5.36 93.3 91.3 -1.3 -2.1
Transportation 19.88 125.7 114.3 -7.7 -9.1
Health and personal care 4.73 108.5 112.5 3.8 3.7
Recreation, education and reading 12.20 103.2 104.3 0.9 1.1
Alcoholic beverages and tobacco products 3.07 127.6 131.5 3.1 3.1
All-items (1992=100)   137.8 136.5 -0.2 -0.9
Special aggregates          
Goods 48.78 112.1 107.7 -2.7 -3.9
Services 51.22 119.4 121.6 2.0 1.8
All-items excluding food and energy 73.57 110.4 111.5 1.3 1.0
Energy 9.38 169.1 129.6 -19.0 -23.4
Core CPI4 82.71 111.7 113.7 1.9 1.8
The month-to-month percentage changes are available from the monthly publication The Consumer Price Index.
2005 CPI basket weights at April 2007 prices, Canada: Effective May 2007. Detailed weights are available under the Documentation section of survey 2301 (www.statcan.gc.ca/imdb-bmdi/index-eng.htm).
Figures may not add to 100% due to rounding.
The measure of Core Consumer Price Index (CPI ) excludes from the all-items CPI the effect of changes in indirect taxes and eight of the most volatile components identified by the Bank of Canada: fruit, fruit preparations and nuts; vegetables and vegetable preparations; mortgage interest cost; natural gas; fuel oil and other fuel; gasoline; inter-city transportation; and tobacco products and smokers' supplies. For additional information on the Core CPI, consult the Bank of Canada website (www.bankofcanada.ca/en/inflation/index.htm).