Table 2
The Consumer Price Index, major components and special aggregates,1 Canada, seasonally adjusted

The Consumer Price Index, major components and special aggregates, Canada, seasonally adjusted
  CANSIM vector number Relative importance 2 Indexes Percentage change
November 2011 December 2011 January 2012 November 2011 to December 2011 December 2011 to January 2012
     % 2002=100 %
All-items CPI (v41690914) 100.0 121.0 120.8 121.4 -0.2 0.5
Food (v41690915) 16.0 129.5 129.7 130.1 0.2 0.3
Shelter (v41690916) 27.5 126.3 126.8 127.1 0.4 0.2
Household operations, furnishings and equipment (v41690917) 11.6 112.1 112.1 112.4 0.0 0.3
Clothing and footwear (v41690918) 5.3 91.9 91.8 92.0 -0.1 0.2
Transportation (v41690919) 20.6 128.5 127.0 128.6 -1.2 1.3
Health and personal care (v41690920) 5.0 117.7 118.3 118.3 0.5 0.0
Recreation, education and reading (v41690921) 11.2 105.0 105.0 105.0 0.0 0.0
Alcoholic beverages and tobacco products (v41690922) 2.9 135.8 135.8 136.3 0.0 0.4
Special aggregates  
All-items CPI excluding food (v41690923) 84.0 119.3 119.2 119.7 -0.1 0.4
All-items CPI excluding food and energy (v41690924) 73.9 115.4 115.3 115.7 -0.1 0.3
All-items CPI excluding eight of the most volatile components (Bank of Canada definition) (v41690925) 82.2 117.9 117.9 118.3 0.0 0.3
Core Consumer Price Index (CPI) (Bank of Canada definition) 3 (v41690926) 82.2 118.6 118.5 118.8 -0.1 0.3