Price and Price Indices
Accounting Services Price Index
The Accounting Services Price Index (ASPI) measures changes in the prices of accounting and auditing services provided by Singapore-registered accounting companies.
All Items (Consumer Price Index)
This contains all the CPI expenditure divisions, groups and classes.
2019 As Base Year
The base year is the period with which all the other periods are compared. The base year for the current Consumer Price Index (CPI) is 2019.
Cargo Handling Price Index
The Cargo Handling Price Index (CHPI) measures changes in the prices of services provided by Singapore-registered cargo handling companies.
Computer Consultancy and Information Services Price Index
The Computer Consultancy and Information Services Price Index (CISPI) measures the changes in the prices of services produced by Singapore-registered information technology services providers.
Consumer Price Index
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) is designed to measure the average price changes in a fixed basket of consumption goods and services commonly purchased by the resident households over time. It is widely used as a measure of the consumer price inflation.
Domestic Supply Price Index
The Domestic Supply Price Index (DSPI) monitors the price changes of locally manufactured goods and imports which are retained for use in the domestic economy. It gives an indication of the price trends of goods used in the domestic economy.
Export Price Index
The Export Price Index (EPI) tracks changes in the monthly prices of exported goods. The EPI is also used as price deflators to estimate the volume of international trade and to compile constant price National Accounts estimates.
Freight Forwarding Price Index
The Freight Forwarding Price Index (FFPI) measures changes in the prices for freight transport arrangement on behalf of a shipper, via air, sea and land transportation modes by Singapore-registered freight forwarding companies and non-vessel operating common carriers.
Household Income Group
Household income group categorises resident households by their monthly household income from all sources (including imputed rentals on owner-occupied accommodation).
Import Price Index
The Import Price Index (IPI) tracks changes in the monthly prices of imported goods. The IPI is also used as price deflators to estimate the volume of international trade and to compile constant price National Accounts estimates.
Imputed rentals (Consumer Price Index)
A concept under the rental equivalence method and refers to the expected rental a homeowner would have to pay if he were a tenant of the premises. Imputed rentals have no impact on the cash expenditure of owner-occupied households.
A term commonly used to refer to changes in price levels over a period of time. The annual inflation rate for a specific year is computed by comparing the average for the 12 monthly indices with that for the preceding year.
Owner-occupied accommodation (Consumer Price Index)
Dwellings owned by the households that live in them. The dwellings are fixed assets that their owners use to produce housing services for their own consumption and these services being usually included within the scope of the CPI. The value of the services provided may be imputed by the rents payable on the market for equivalent accommodation.
Percent Change in Consumer Price Index
This measures the change in CPI between two periods. For example, the annual inflation rate for a specific year is computed by comparing the average for the 12 monthly indices with that for the preceding year.
Price change (Consumer Price Index)
The change in the price of a good or service of which the characteristics are unchanged; or the change in the price after adjusting for any change in quality.
Price Index of Industrial Space
The ratio of the current price per square metre compared to that in the 4th Quarter of 2012. It is used to monitor the price movement of industrial properties in Singapore.
Sea Freight Transport Price Index
The Sea Freight Transport Price Index (SFTPI) measures changes in the prices of transporting seaborne freight by Singapore-registered ship operators.
Singapore Manufactured Products Price Index
The Singapore Manufactured Products Price Index (SMPPI) measures the changes in the prices of goods produced by manufacturers in Singapore for sale in the domestic and international markets. It is used as a price deflator of manufacturing output in the compilation of the monthly Index of Industrial Production.
Telecommunication Services Price Index
The Telecommunication Services Price Index (TSPI) measures changes in the prices of telecommunication services produced by Singapore-registered telecommunication services providers.
Warehousing and Storage Price Index
The Warehousing and Storage Price Index (WSPI) measures changes in the prices of services produced by Singapore-registered warehousing and storage companies.