What is the 2022 Consumer Price Index (CPI)?

With the release of the May 2022 Consumer Price Index (CPI), the basket of goods and services used in the calculation of the CPI was updated.

What is Canada's Consumer Price Index (CPI)?

Check out An Overview of Canada's Consumer Price Index, a video from Statistics Canada that defines the CPI, what it measures and how it’s used. CPI inflation is measured by comparing the price of the CPI basket today with its price (or “base”) a year ago.

What's new in 2021 CPI data?

With the release of January 2021 CPI data on February 17, 2021, the computer equipment, software and supplies index was updated with an enhanced methodology and new data sources. This index represents 0.42% of the 2017 CPI basket and is part of the recreation, education and reading component.

What is Canada training institute – consumer price index?

The online lecture "Canada Training Institute – Consumer Price Index" provides an introduction to Statistics Canada's definition and production of the Consumer Price Index, which measures the rate at which prices of goods and services purchased by Canadian consumers change, on average, over a specified period of time.