Table 5 
Main contributors to the 12-month and 1-month change in the Consumer Price Index 

Main contributors to the 12-month and 1-month change in the Consumer Price Index
  March 2019 to March 2020
  % change
Main contributors to the 12-month change  
Main upward contributors  
Passenger vehicle insurance premiums 8.4
Rent 2.6
Mortgage interest cost 4.4
Meat 7.2
Food purchased from restaurants 1.8
Main downward contributors  
Gasoline -21.2
Telephone services -6.5
Tuition fees -3.6
Fresh fruit -6.6
Natural gas -4.9
  February to March 2020
  % change
Main contributors to the 1-month change, not seasonally adjusted  
Main upward contributors  
Women's clothing 3.3
Travel tours 4.0
Meat 1.2
Homeowners' replacement cost 0.5
Other food preparations 1.8
Main downward contributors  
Gasoline -17.8
Purchase of passenger vehicles -1.2
Electricity -2.6
Air transportation -2.9
Fresh fruit -4.3
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