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Change in CPI, 2000–2008

Change in CPI, 2000–2008

This graph of the consumer price index (CPI) shows how much (in proportionate terms) the prices of goods and services bought by a typical New Zealand household increased in 2008 compared with the prices a decade previously. The CPI is issued by Statistics New Zealand each quarter of the year.

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Adolf Stroombergen, 'Prices and inflation - Prices and the consumer price index', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 January 2022)

Story by Adolf Stroombergen, published 11 Mar 2010