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
2018
0.4%
2019
0.6%
2018
1.3%
2019
0.9%
2018
1.7%
2019
1.0%
SINGAPORE'S CPI ROSE BY 0.6% IN 2019
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 DIVISIONS IN 2019
HIGHER COSTS OF FOOD AND EDUCATION MODERATED BY LOWER
COSTS OF HOUSING & UTILITIES IN 2019

2019 Inflation Rate by Division
%
%
%
%
%
%
%
%
%
%
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INFLATION RATE FOR GENERAL HOUSEHOLDS AND BY HOUSEHOLD INCOME GROUPS IN 2019
THE CPI FOR LOWEST 20%, MIDDLE 60% AND HIGHEST 20% INCOME GROUPS ROSE BY 0.3%, 0.5% AND 0.8%
RESPECTIVELY IN 2019.
General
Households
0.6%
Lowest 20%
Income Group
0.3%
Middle 60%
Income Group
0.5%
Highest 20%
Income Group
0.8%