Media Announcement 13 September 2016
Consumer Price Index (P0141) August 2016 – Release date 21 September 2016
Not all items in the CPI are surveyed each month. A detailed survey schedule of the items that are not surveyed monthly is available in Table F of the monthly publication. Lotto tickets (Recreation and culture) are scheduled to be surveyed in January each year.
It has come to Stats SA’s attention that the price of lotto tickets has changed since January. This change will be reflected in the CPI in the August 2016 CPI release.
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