MEDIA ADVISORY 27 January 2022
Statistics South Africa to publish new CPI weights and changes to the basket of goods and services
Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) will publish new weights for the Consumer Price Index (CPI), together with changes to the CPI basket of goods and services, at a virtual media briefing to be held on Monday, 31 January at 10:30.
The weights and basket were last amended in January 2017 and this update will reflect changes in the expenditure patterns of South African households.
The changes are to be implemented with the publication of the January 2022 CPI on 16 February.
Members of the media are invited as follows:
Date: Monday, 31 January 2022
Link to the event: MS Teams
Oteng Makgotlwe Tel: 012 406 3407 Cell: 066 481 2025 Email: email@example.com
For media inquiries contact:
Tel: (012) 337 2401
Cell: 076 430 0693
Issued by Statistics South Africa