The Consumer Price Index
May 2017

Warning View the most recent version.

Archived Content

Information identified as archived is provided for reference, research or recordkeeping purposes. It is not subject to the Government of Canada Web Standards and has not been altered or updated since it was archived. Please "contact us" to request a format other than those available.

Release date: June 23, 2017

Highlights

Start of text box

Main contributors to the 12-month change in the CPI:

Main upward contributors:

  • Gasoline (+6.8%)
  • Homeowners' replacement cost (+4.4%)
  • Food purchased from restaurants (+2.4%)
  • Natural gas (+13.7%)
  • Travel tours (+6.8%)

Main downward contributors:

  • Electricity (-5.5%)
  • Women’s clothing (-2.5%)
  • Meat (-2.0%)
  • Bakery products (-3.9%)
  • Internet access services (-2.8%)

End of text box

Start of text box

Main contributors to the monthly change in the CPI, not seasonally adjusted:

Main upward contributors:

  • Traveller accommodation (+11.6%)
  • Telephone services (+2.1%)
  • Air transportation (+3.5%)
  • Fresh fruit (+4.8%)
  • Homeowners’ replacement cost (+0.9%)

Main downward contributors:

  • Gasoline (-4.0%)
  • Electricity (-3.3%)
  • Travel tours (-4.2%)
  • Purchase of passenger vehicles (-0.6%)
  • Internet access services (-3.1%)

End of text box

 
Date modified: