Consumer Price Index, major components and special aggregates, Canada – Not seasonally adjusted
|February to March 2016||March 2015 to March 2016|
|%||(2002=100)||(2002=100)||(2002=100)||% change||% change|
|Household operations, furnishings and equipment||13.14||119.4||121.0||121.4||0.3||1.7|
|Clothing and footwear||6.08||96.4||92.1||96.0||4.2||-0.4|
|Health and personal care||4.73||119.5||121.5||121.4||-0.1||1.6|
|Recreation, education and reading||10.89||108.7||109.6||110.9||1.2||2.0|
|Alcoholic beverages and tobacco products||2.86||150.7||155.2||156.2||0.6||3.6|
|Bank of Canada's core index3||85.39||125.4||127.1||128.0||0.7||2.1|
|All-items excluding energy||92.21||124.3||126.2||126.9||0.6||2.1|
|All-items excluding food and energy||75.80||121.0||122.3||123.1||0.7||1.7|
2013 Consumer Price Index (CPI) basket weights at December 2014 prices, Canada, effective with the January 2015 CPI.
Figures may not add up to 100% as a result of rounding.
The Bank of Canada's core index excludes eight of the CPI's most volatile components (fruit, fruit preparations and nuts; vegetables and vegetable preparations; mortgage interest cost; natural gas; fuel oil and other fuels; gasoline; inter-city transportation; and tobacco products and smokers' supplies) as well as the effects of changes in indirect taxes on the remaining components. For additional information on the core index, consult the Bank of Canada's website.
The special aggregate "energy" comprises electricity, natural gas, fuel oil and other fuels, gasoline, and fuel, parts and accessories for recreational vehicles.
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