Table ( 4 ): Consumer Price and Wholesale Price Indices  Twelve-Months Percent Change: 1/ 2/
Summary Profile
2001 - 2005
    2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
  Change  over  Previous Year Change  over  Previous month CPI WPI  CPI  WPI  CPI  WPI  CPI  WPI  CPI  WPI
January 2.9   2.6 1.3 2.4 2.6 2.9 10.3 12.7 21.7 9.6 7.9
February 3.0   2.4 1.6 2.5 2.7 3.1 10.7 -- 21.7 6.9 6.3
March 3.0   2.4 2.3 2.5 2.7 3.6 11.8 15.8 21.1 5.7 4.9
April 2.9   2.3 0.4 2.7 4.5 3.7 13.9 -- 21.4 4.7 3.1
May 2.8   2.2 0.3 2.8 4.1 3.9 18.5 16.9 16.8 5.0 4.2
June 2.5   2.2 1.3 2.7 3.5 4.0 18.0 -- 15.9 4.7 5.1
July 2.8   2.2 1.0 2.6 8.5 4.4 14.5 16.9 14.4 4.3 5.1
August 2.6   2.1 0.6 2.7 10.0 4.5 13.9 16.4 12.9 4.7 5.9
September 2.6   2.1 1.7 3.0 9.7 4.7 11.8 17.3 15.5 3.7 7.7
October 2.5   2.3 1.7 2.8 7.8 5.2 16.9 18.2 16.4 3.1 --
November 2.3   2.2 -0.2 3.1 9.6 5.1 15.9 18.0 14.6    
December 2.3   2.5 0.4 3.0 10.9 5.5 16.1 17.3 13.9    
Source: CAPMAS.
-- Data not available.
* CPI indices for July-December 2003 were recently revised by CAPMAS.
3-Feb
Source: CAPMAS.
1/  Starting January 2004, CPI data is based on the weights derived from the 1999/2000 income and expenditure survey, and using 1999/2000 as a base year. Prior to this date, the basket and weights were derived from 1986/87 income and expenditure survey which took 1986/87 as a base year. However, the revised index for January - June 2003 is not available.
2/  Starting September 2005, WPI data is based on the weights derived from the 1999/2000 income and expenditure survey, and using 1999/2000 as a base year. Prior to this date, the basket and weights were derived from 1995/96 income and expenditure survey which took 1995/96 as a base year.