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
TREND: INC DEC NO CHG POS NEG
Consumer Price Index
TREND: INC DEC NO CHG POS NEG

Analysis

PUBLISHED - Jul 21, 2017

On a year-over-year basis Albertans paid 0.4% more in June 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 1.0%. The largest price increase in Alberta was registered for recreation, education and reading (+2.9%), while the largest decrease was for energy (-1.8%).