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 establishments.

All Items (Consumer Price Index)

Highest level of the Consumer Price Index (CPI), containing all the divisions, groups and classes.

Base period (Consumer Price Index)

The period with which all the other periods are compared. The base period for the current CPI is 2019 and the index for 2019 is set equal to 100 points.

Cargo Handling Price Index

The Cargo Handling Price Index (CHPI) measures changes in the prices of services provided by Singapore-registered cargo handling establishments.

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 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. View more definitions related to the CPI here.

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.

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 direct impact on the monthly cash expenditure of most households in Singapore as they already own their homes.

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.

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.

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.

Telecommunications Services Price Index

The Telecommunications Services Price Index (TSPI) measures changes in the prices of telecommunications services produced by Singapore-registered telecommunications 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 establishments.