SINGAPORE
CONSUMER
PRICE INDEX
(CPI)
The CPI is designed to measure the average price changes in a fixed basket of goods and services commonly purchased by resident households overtime. It is commonly used as a measure of consumer price inflation.
ALL ITEMS CPI
ALL ITEMS
LESS OOA1
MAS CORE
INFLATION2
2017
0.6%
2018
0.4%
2017
1.7%
2018
1.3%
2017
1.5%
2018
1.7%
SINGAPORE'S CPI ROSE BY 0.4% IN 2018
WEIGHTING PATTERN FOR 2014-BASED CPI
FOR GENERAL HOUSEHOLDS
HOUSING & UTILITIES, FOOD, AND TRANSPORT ARE THE TOP 3 EXPENDITURE GROUPS

2014-BASED CPI
WEIGHTING PATTERN
FOR GENERAL
HOUSEHOLDS
%
Housing
& Utilities
%
Food
%
Transport
%
Recreation
& Culture
%
Education
%
Health Care
%
Miscellaneous
Good & Services
%
Household
Durables & Services
%
Communication
%
Clothing & Footwear
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INFLATION RATE FOR GENERAL HOUSEHOLDS
BY DIVISIONS IN 2018
HIGHER FOOD AND EDUCATION COSTS MORE THAN OFFSET
LOWER COSTS OF HOUSING & UTILITIES AND TRASNPORT IN 2018

2018 Inflation Rate by Divisions
%
%
%
%
%
%
%
%
%
%
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INFLATION RATE FOR GENERAL HOUSEHOLDS AND BY HOUSEHOLD INCOME GROUPS IN 2018
THE CPI FOR LOWEST 20%, MIDDLE 60% AND HIGHEST 20% INCOME GROUPS ROSE BY 0.2%, 0.4% AND 0.5%
RESPECTIVELY IN 2018.
General
Households
0.4%
Lowest 20%
Income Group
0.2%
Middle 60%
Income Group
0.4%
Highest 20%
Income Group
0.5%