The Consumer Price Index (CPI) is released quarterly and reports changes in the price of a 'basket' of goods and services, which account for a high proportion of expenditure by metropolitan households. In addition to providing the official measure of inflation in Australia, the CPI measures price movements in each of the eight capital cities. 


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Although all due care has been exercised in the preparation of this material, no responsibility is accepted for any errors or omissions. Care should be taken in using monthly estimates for the Territory, in view of the small numbers and the volatile nature of the data.