Gasoline and fuel oil, average retail prices by urban centre (monthly) (Ottawa)
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|November 2016||December 2016||January 2017||February 2017||March 2017|
|cents per litre|
|Regular unleaded gasoline at self service filling stations||99.0||102.3||110.8||105.3||97.6|
|Premium unleaded gasoline at self service filling stations||115.7||119.1||127.6||122.0||114.8|
|Diesel fuel at self service filling stations||96.2||100.4||108.5||107.6||105.3|
|Household heating fuel||101.2||107.4||118.4||118.3||118.6|
|Note:Prices for the average retail prices tables are collected as part of the regular monthly Consumer Price Index (CPI) survey. Unlike the CPI, average retail prices cannot be used to measure pure price change over time. In a given month, retail prices may be averaged across products that vary by quality, brand and outlet. In addition, product characteristics are not held constant over time. The CPI should be used for the measurement of pure price change. Formerly Ottawa (Ottawa-Hull, Ontario part). |
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 326-0009 and Catalogue no. 62-001-X.
Last modified: 2017-04-21.
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