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 18, 2019

On a year-over-year basis, Albertans paid 1.3% more in August 2019 for the goods and services that comprise the Consumer Price Index (CPI) than in the same month a year ago, below the national average rise in CPI of 1.9%. All product categories except energy (-10.6%) and transportation (-0.4%) increased, with food seeing the largest increase at 3.9%.