JUNE KEY POINTS
THE ALL GROUPS CPI
- rose 0.9% in the June quarter 2011, compared with a rise of 1.6% in the March quarter 2011.
- rose 3.6% through the year to the June quarter 2011, compared with a rise of 3.3% through the year to the March quarter 2011.
OVERVIEW OF CPI MOVEMENTS
- The most significant price rises this quarter were for fruit (+26.9%), automotive fuel (+4.0%), hospital and medical services (+3.4%), furniture (+6.0%), deposit and loan facilities (+2.1%) and rents (+1.1%).
- The most significant offsetting price falls were for vegetables (-10.3%), audio, visual and computing equipment (-6.3%), electricity (-1.5%), domestic holiday travel and accommodation (-1.5%), milk (-4.6%) and toiletries and personal care products (-2.3%).
Analysis to follow…