Australia Inflation Rate up to 2.2% in Q4


Australian Consumer Price Index rose 2.2 percent through the year to the December quarter 2012, compared with a rise of 2.0 percent through the year to the September quarter 2012.

The most significant price rises this quarter were for domestic holiday travel and accommodation (+6.2 percent), automotive fuel (+2.6 percent) and rents (+0.8 percent). The most significant price falls this quarter were for vegetables (-5.7 percent), audio, visual and computing equipment (-4.3 percent) and pharmaceutical products (-3.5 percent).

The Consumer Price Index rose 0.2 percent in the December quarter 2012, compared with a rise of 1.4 percent in the September quarter 2012.

ABS | Nuno Fontes | nuno@tradingeconomics.com
1/23/2013 8:41:56 AM