A review of the consumers price index (CPI) was implemented when the September 2011 quarter index was released on 25 October 2011. The review encompassed reselecting and reviewing the basket of representative goods and services, to ensure the basket continues to reflect household spending patterns. Consumers price index review: 2011 provides users of the CPI with the results of the 2011 review of the index.
The information paper includes:
- details of changes made to the CPI basket of representative goods and services
- the new CPI expenditure weights
- details of how these weights were derived
- an analysis of the main changes in the weights.
The contents of the attached file is in Adobe Acrobat Reader format. If you do not have the Adobe Acrobat Reader you may download the reader to view or print this file.
The downloadable attached files are in Microsoft Excel format. If you do not have access to Excel use the Excel file viewer to view, print and export the contents of these files.
Page updated 15 April 2013