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 - Feb 27, 2019

On a year-over-year basis, Albertans paid 1.2% more in January 2019 for the goods and services that comprise the Consumer Price Index (CPI) than in the same month a year ago, slightly below the national average rise in CPI of 1.4%. All product categories except energy (-4.0%) and transportation (-0.5%) saw increases, with shelter seeing the largest increase in Alberta at +2.8%.