The Consumer Price Index
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Consumer Prices and Price Indexes
Your Guide to the Consumer Price Index
Prices Analytical Series
The Canadian Consumer Price Index Reference Paper

Technical and analytical products

How Inflation and Income Tax Affect the Return on a Safe Investment
Televisions: Quality Changes and Scanner Data
Housing Depreciation in the Canadian CPI

CANSIM tables

Average retail prices for gasoline and fuel oil, by urban centre, monthly
Average retail prices for food and other selected items, monthly
Inter-city indexes of price differentials of consumer goods and services, annual
Consumer Price Index, monthly
Consumer Price Index, annual
Consumer Price Index, seasonally adjusted, monthly
Consumer Price Index (CPI) statistics, preferred measures of core inflation – Bank of Canada definitions, year-over-year percent change, Canada
Historical (real-time) releases of Consumer Price Index (CPI) statistics, measures of core inflation – Bank of Canada definitions
Basket Weights of the Consumer Price Index, occasional


Consumer Price Index

Summary tables

For further reading

Detailed information on the methodology and concepts of the CPI is contained in The Canadian Consumer Price Index Reference Paper (Occasional), catalogue no. 62-553-X.

A brief non-technical document entitled Your Guide to the Consumer Price Index (Occasional) catalogue no. 62-557-X answers the frequently asked questions about the construction and use of the CPI.

For further information, contact the Consumer Prices Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0T6 (613-951-9606), or you can also search through the Statistics Canada catalogue which lists all current products and services available from Statistics Canada.

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