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 - Sep 15, 2021
On a year-over-year basis, Albertans paid 4.7% more in August 2021 for the goods and services that comprise the Consumer Price Index (CPI) than in the same month a year ago, while the national average CPI was up 4.1%. In Alberta, nearly all commodity categories increased, with Energy (+33.9%) and Transportation (+12.4%) increasing the most.