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
  October 2020 to October 2021
  % change
Main contributors to the 12-month change  
Main upward contributors  
Gasoline 41.7
Homeowners' replacement cost 13.5
Purchase of passenger vehicles 6.1
Other owned accommodation expenses 13.8
Meat 9.9
Main downward contributors  
Mortgage interest cost -8.9
Passenger vehicle insurance premiums -6.4
Telephone services -8.0
Fresh vegetables -4.0
Digital computing equipment and devices -5.2
  September to October 2021
  % change
Main contributors to the 1-month change, not seasonally adjusted  
Main upward contributors  
Gasoline 5.0
Natural gas 9.0
Telephone services 4.5
Property taxes and other special charges 1.5
Purchase of digital media 25.3
Main downward contributors  
Traveller accommodation -8.3
Dairy products -1.2
Air transportation -5.9
Tools and other household equipment -1.1
Mortgage interest cost -0.3
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