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 - May 15, 2019

On a year-over-year basis, Albertans paid 2.2% more in April 2019 for the goods and services that comprise the Consumer Price Index (CPI) than in the same month a year ago, slightly above the national average rise in CPI of 2.0%. All product categories increased, with food and transportation seeing the largest increases at 3.4% each.