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Consumer Price Index for general households in year 2006

Source: www.singstat.gov.sg

Consumer Price Index for Households in Different Income Groups for 2nd Half of 2006 and Year 2006

Consumer Price Index, July C December 2006
During the second half of 2006, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for general households rose by 0.7 per cent over the same period of 2005.
The CPI for households in the lowest 20% and middle 60% income groups increased by 1.4 per cent and 0.7 per cent respectively during July C December 2006.
Households in the top 20% income group experienced a lower inflation rate of 0.2 per cent.
Consumer Price Index, 2006
Compared with 2005, the CPI for general households rose by 1.0 per cent in 2006. This was higher than the 0.5 per cent increase recorded in the previous year.
The CPI for households in the lowest 20%, middle 60% and top 20% income groups went up by 1.8 per cent, 1.1 per cent and 0.4 per cent respectively in 2006.
The higher inflation rates were attributed mainly to dearer electricity tariffs and taxi fares, as well as costlier food, cigarettes and petrol. These price increases were partially offset by lower car prices and government levy for domestic maids.
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Singapore Department of Statistics

March 2007

Source: www.singstat.gov.sg Press Release 13 Mar 2007

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