Additional information on price statistics

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Additional information on price statistics

This page is designed to provide CPI and PPI users with more detailed information on methodology, and on changes that are taking place to improve the quality of the Price indices.
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Presentation on CPI weights (2016) 2017 January download (PDF: 2196 KB)
Introduction of new CPI basket and weights (2016) 2017 January download (PDF: 193 KB)
CPI methodology note (December 2016) 2016 December download (PDF: 25 KB)
Export and Import unit value indices - UVI methods and sources 2016 March download (PDF: 456 KB)
UVI Indicative timeseries 2016 March download (PDF: 110 KB)
PPI - XMUVI methodology note (2016) 2016 January download (PDF: 275 KB)
CPI Clothing Dec 2014 2014 December download (PDF: 50 KB)
Changes to the PPI basket and weights 2014 February download (PDF: 34 KB)
Producer price index - methods and sources manual 2016 June download (PDF: 816 KB)
Note on CPI - Laspeyres, Paasche and Fisher indices 2013 2013 May download (PDF: 105KB)
PPI Indicative Time Series 2013 March download (PDF: 68KB)
Presentation at launch of the revamped PPI 2013 March download (PDF: 219KB)
Product survey schedule (CPI Schedule) 2013 February download (PDF: 18KB)
Consumer price index - methods and sources manual 2017 May download (PDF: 1.1MB)
Information note on reweighting, rebasing and linking the Consumer Price Index (CPI) 2013 January download (PDF: 42KB)
Updating weights of CPI 2012 November download (PDF: 94KB)
Consumer price index weights presentation 2012 November download (PDF: 168KB)
Press release on timing of changes to price statistics 2012 July download (PDF: 32KB)
Planned improvements to the CPI 2011 November download (PDF: 48KB)
Recommendations from independent peer review of the CPI and Stats SA's response to these 2012 November download (PDF: 49KB)
Note on CPI for contract adjustments 2009 March download (PDF: 40KB)
Method to link old and new CPI series 2009 March download (PDF: 240 KB)
Explanatory document on differences between old CPI and new 2009 February download (PDF: 1.9 MB)
Rent in SA Consumer price index - concepts and trends 2008 December download (PDF: 339KB)
Note on changes to the Inflation target measure 2008 October download (PDF: 60KB)
Booklet on changes to the Consumer Price Index (CPI) 2008 October download (PDF: 200KB)
Presentation on the Consumer Price Index weights 2008 July download (PDF: 490KB)
Explanatory note on the 2008 Consumer Price Index weights 2008 July download (PDF: 88KB)
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