SINGAPORE
CONSUMER
PRICE INDEX
(CPI)
The CPI is designed to measure the average price changes of a fixed basket of consumption goods and services commonly purchased by resident households over time. It is widely used as a measure of consumer price inflation.
ALL ITEMS CPI
ALL ITEMS
LESS OOA1
MAS CORE
INFLATION
MEASURE2
2020
-0.2%
2021
2.3%
2020
-0.3%
2021
2.5%
2020
-0.2%
2021
0.9%
SINGAPORE'S CPI INCREASED BY 2.3% IN 2021
WEIGHTING PATTERN FOR 2019-BASED CPI
FOR GENERAL HOUSEHOLDS
HOUSING & UTILITIES, FOOD, AND TRANSPORT ARE THE TOP 3 EXPENDITURE GROUPS

2019-BASED CPI
WEIGHTING PATTERN
FOR GENERAL
HOUSEHOLDS
%
Housing
& Utilities
%
Food
%
Transport
%
Recreation
& Culture
%
Education
%
Health Care
%
Household
Durables & Services
%
Miscellaneous
Good & Services
%
Communication
%
Clothing & Footwear
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INFLATION RATE FOR GENERAL HOUSEHOLDS
BY DIVISION IN 2021
HIGHER COSTS OF TRANSPORT, HOUSING & UTILITIES AND FOOD
MODERATED BY LOWER COSTS OF CLOTHING & FOOTWEAR IN 2021.

2021 Inflation Rate by Division
%
%
%
%
%
%
%
%
%
%
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INFLATION RATE FOR GENERAL HOUSEHOLDS AND BY HOUSEHOLD INCOME GROUP IN 2021
THE CPI-ALL ITEMS FOR LOWEST 20%, MIDDLE 60%
AND HIGHEST 20% INCOME GROUP ROSE BY 1.7%,
2.0% AND 2.8% RESPECTIVELY IN 2021.
General
Households
2.3%
Lowest 20%
Income Group
1.7%
Middle 60%
Income Group
2.0%
Highest 20%
Income Group
2.8%