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Consumer Price Index - September 2018
The All Groups CPI was 110.36in the month of September 2018, compared with 109.09in the month of August 2018. The monthly change, September 2018 compared to August 2018, was an increase of 1.17percent (1.17index points). This is compared to a monthly decrease of 0.14percent in the previous month of August 2018.
The most significant monthly price increases were Housing, Water, Electricity and Gas (+3.29 percent). This was mainly due to increases in prices of electricity (Chart 2).
Over the twelve months to the month of September 2018 (inflation rate), the All Groups CPI increased 3.46 percent (3.46 index points), compared with a decrease of 3.16percent over the twelve months to the month of August 2018.