Consumer Price Index and major components, Canada – Not seasonally adjusted
|Relative importance1||May 2012||April 2013||May 2013||April to May 2013||May 2012 to May 2013|
|%||(2002=100)||(2002=100)||(2002=100)||% change||% change|
|All-items Consumer Price Index (CPI)||100.002||122.1||122.7||123.0||0.2||0.7|
|Household operations, furnishings and equipment||12.66||112.8||114.3||114.0||-0.3||1.1|
|Clothing and footwear||5.82||93.4||94.7||93.9||-0.8||0.5|
|Health and personal care||4.93||118.8||118.6||118.3||-0.3||-0.4|
|Recreation, education and reading||10.96||106.7||105.2||106.5||1.2||-0.2|
|Alcoholic beverages and tobacco products||2.79||137.7||140.1||141.1||0.7||2.5|
|All-items CPI excluding energy||91.44||119.3||119.9||120.1||0.2||0.7|
|All-items CPI excluding food and energy||74.85||116.7||117.2||117.3||0.1||0.5|
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).
Figures may not add to 100% as a result of rounding.
The Bank of Canada's core index excludes eight of the Consumer Price Index'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/).
The special aggregate "Energy" includes: electricity; natural gas; fuel oil and other fuels; gasoline; and fuel, parts and supplies for recreational vehicles.