Consumer Price Index Change

The Consumer Price Index or CPI is an indicator of changes in consumer prices experienced. It is obtained by comparing, over time, the cost of a fixed basket of goods and services purchased by consumers.

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Consumer Price Index

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Consumer Price Index
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Consumer Price Index
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Analysis

PUBLISHED - May 19, 2017

On a year-over-year basis Albertans paid 1.7% more in April 2017 for the goods and services that comprise the Consumer Price Index (CPI) than in the same month a year ago, which is lower than the national average rise in CPI of 1.6%. The largest price increase in Alberta was registered for energy (19.6%), while the largest price decrease was for food (-1.3%).