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
2019
0.6%
2020
-0.2%
2019
0.9%
2020
-0.3%
2019
1.0%
2020
-0.2%
SINGAPORE'S CPI FELL BY 0.2% IN 2020
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 2020
LOWER COSTS OF TRANSPORT, HEALTH CARE, CLOTHING & FOOTWEAR,
HOUSING & UTILITIES AND EDUCATION MODERATED BY
HIGHER COSTS OF FOOD IN 2020.

2020 Inflation Rate by Division
%
%
%
%
%
%
%
%
%
%
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INFLATION RATE FOR GENERAL HOUSEHOLDS AND BY HOUSEHOLD INCOME GROUP IN 2020
IN 2020, THE CPI-ALL ITEMS DIPPED BY 0.1% FOR BOTH
THE LOWEST 20% AND MIDDLE 60% INCOME GROUPS,
AND 0.2% FOR THE HIGHEST 20% INCOME GROUP.
General
Households
-0.2%
Lowest 20%
Income Group
-0.1%
Middle 60%
Income Group
-0.1%
Highest 20%
Income Group
-0.2%