Table 4-6
The Consumer Price Index, major components and selected sub-groups, Canada, not seasonally adjusted — Health and personal care

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The Consumer Price Index, major components and selected sub-groups, Canada, not seasonally adjusted — Health and personal care
Table summary
This table displays the health and personal care component of the Consumer Price Index, not seasonally adjusted, for Canada. The row headers provide information for selected sub-groups of the health and personal care component. The column headers provide information for the CANSIM vector numbers, the index numbers for the corresponding month of the previous year, the last month, and the current month, followed by the percentage change in the current month's index compared to last month and the current month's index compared to the corresponding month of the previous year. The base year for the index is 2002=100.
  CANSIM vector number Indexes Percentage change
July  2012 June  2013 July  2013 June 2013 to July 2013 July 2012 to July 2013
    2002=100 %
Health and personal care (v41691153) 118.5 118.4 118.0 -0.3 -0.4
Health care (v41691154) 120.1 120.5 120.4 -0.1 0.2
Health care goods (v41713463) 104.6 103.4 103.2 -0.2 -1.3
Medicinal and pharmaceutical products (v41691156) 102.5 100.2 100.0 -0.2 -2.4
Prescribed medicines (v41691157) 94.1 90.4 90.0 -0.4 -4.4
Non-prescribed medicines (v41691158) 117.5 117.9 117.7 -0.2 0.2
Eye care goods (v41713381) 110.1 111.7 111.5 -0.2 1.3
Health care services (v41713464) 142.2 146.0 146.0 0.0 2.7
Eye care services (200704=100) (v41693244) 114.1 116.0 116.7 0.6 2.3
Dental care (v41691161) 138.9 142.9 142.9 0.0 2.9
Personal care (v41691163) 117.1 116.5 115.8 -0.6 -1.1
Personal care supplies and equipment (v41691164) 108.2 106.3 105.2 -1.0 -2.8
Personal care services (v41691169) 129.6 131.1 131.1 0.0 1.2
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