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
  August 2020 to August 2021
  % change
Main contributors to the 12-month change  
Main upward contributors  
Gasoline 32.5
Homeowners' replacement cost 14.3
Purchase of passenger vehicles 7.2
Other owned accommodation expenses 14.3
Food purchased from restaurants 3.2
Main downward contributors  
Mortgage interest cost -9.3
Telephone services -14.2
Passenger vehicle insurance premiums -6.3
Travel tours -20.8
Fresh vegetables -5.0
  July to August 2021
  % change
Main contributors to the 1-month change, not seasonally adjusted  
Main upward contributors  
Air transportation 37.5
Traveller accommodation 12.0
Other owned accommodation expenses 1.1
Homeowners' replacement cost 0.7
Purchase of passenger vehicles 0.5
Main downward contributors  
Travel tours -23.7
Fresh vegetables -2.2
Telephone services -1.7
Mortgage interest cost -0.6
Sporting and exercise equipment -3.3
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