The Consumer Price Index
September 2017

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Release date: October 20, 2017

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

Main upward contributors:

  • Gasoline (+14.1%)
  • Homeowners’ replacement cost (+4.0%)
  • Food purchased from restaurants (+2.7%)
  • Travel tours (+7.3%)
  • Air transportation (+6.4%)

Main downward contributors:

  • Electricity (-8.6%)
  • Women’s clothing (-4.6%)
  • Telephone services (-3.1%)
  • Furniture (-3.3%)
  • Men’s clothing (-2.7%)

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

Main upward contributors:

  • Gasoline (+5.9%)
  • Tuition fees (+3.0%)
  • Women’s clothing (+2.7%)
  • Travel tours (+3.0%)
  • Purchase of passenger vehicles (+0.5%)

Main downward contributors:

  • Fresh vegetables (-6.4%)
  • Telephone services (-2.4%)
  • Traveller accommodation (-3.7%)
  • Fresh fruit (-4.1%)
  • Air transportation (-1.8%)

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