SPECIAL RELEASE The Consumer Price Index in Quezon May 2021 (2012=100)

Reference Number: 

2021 - 014

Release Date: 

Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Figure 2. Inflation Rate by Month in Quezon May 2020 - May 2021 (2012=100)
CPI, Year-on-Year
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Quezon province for the month of May 2021 was posted at 130.4 index points. The CPI increased by 6.9 index points from last year’s figure of 123.5.
CPI by commodity group, Year-on-Year
Alcoholic  beverages  and tobacco  showed  the highest CPI (347.2 index points)  among  the commodity  groups.  The group  of  food  and  nonalcoholic  beverages followed with 135.2 index points. 
Transport  registered  the least  CPI  of  103.2  index points  followed  by communication  with 103.3 index points. 
Inflation Rate, Year-on-Year
The inflation rate (IR) in the province was recorded at 5.6 percent during the reference month. It decreased by 0.1 percentage point from the previous month’s figure of 5.7 percent but increased by 3.4 percentage points from the rate a year ago at 2.2 percent.