Consumer Price Index and major components, Canada – Not seasonally adjusted
|Relative importance1||April 2012||March 2013||April 2013||March to April 2013||April 2012 to April 2013|
|%||(2002=100)||(2002=100)||(2002=100)||% change||% change|
|All-items Consumer Price Index (CPI)||100.002||122.2||122.9||122.7||-0.2||0.4|
|Household operations, furnishings and equipment||12.66||112.6||114.7||114.3||-0.3||1.5|
|Clothing and footwear||5.82||95.3||95.3||94.7||-0.6||-0.6|
|Health and personal care||4.93||118.9||118.3||118.6||0.3||-0.3|
|Recreation, education and reading||10.96||105.4||105.2||105.2||0.0||-0.2|
|Alcoholic beverages and tobacco products||2.79||137.7||139.8||140.1||0.2||1.7|
|All-items CPI excluding energy||91.44||119.1||120.0||119.9||-0.1||0.7|
|All-items CPI excluding food and energy||74.85||116.6||117.2||117.2||0.0||0.5|
Table note 1
2011 CPI basket weights at January 2013 prices, Canada, effective February 2013. Detailed weights are available under the Documentation section of survey 2301 (www.statcan.gc.ca/imdb-bmdi/2301-eng.htm).
Table note 2
Figures may not add up to 100% as a result of rounding.
Table note 3
The Bank of Canada's core index excludes eight of the CPI's most volatile components (fruit, fruit preparations and nuts; vegetables and vegetable preparations; mortgage interest cost; natural gas; fuel oil and other fuels; gasoline; inter-city transportation; and tobacco products and smokers' supplies) as well as the effects of changes in indirect taxes on the remaining components. For additional information on the core CPI, please consult the Bank of Canada website (www.bankofcanada.ca/rates/indicators/key-variables/inflation-control-target/).
Table note 4
The special aggregate "Energy" includes: electricity; natural gas; fuel oil and other fuels; gasoline; and fuel, parts and supplies for recreational vehicles.
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