Consumer Price Index and Inflation

Consumer Price Index in the Philippines



A publication that presents changes in the price level of goods and services that most people buy for day-to-day consumption from 1988 to 1995 (with 1988 as base year), by major commodity group, on national and regional levels. Also reports inflation rates and the purchasing power of the peso. The maiden issue covers 1957 to 1994.

A textual analysis with graphical presentations is provided to have a clear picture of price movements over time.

Document type: Book    
Frequency: Annual

No. of pages

Latest edition:   1995 234
    1957 - 2001   Available in CD-PDF


Consumer Price Index for Bottom 30% Income Households (2000=100) : First Quarter 2011

Inflation for the bottom 30% income households averaged at 4.6 percent for the first quarter of 2011 was higher than the 3.2 percent in the last quarter of 2010 due to higher quarterly average inflation recorded in all the commodity groups except in housing and repairs (H&R) index. The first quarter average inflation during the same period a year ago was 4.2 percent.


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