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 - Jun 17, 2020

On a year-over-year basis, Albertans paid 0.1% more in May 2020 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 down 0.4%. In Alberta, Food had the largest increase (+3.9%), while energy (-15.6%) and transportation (-2.2%) decreased the most.