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Sep 18, 2015

CPI Index Saskatchewan


CPI Indices rise more across Prairies

The Regina consumer price index rose by 2.4% last year while the Canadian index only rose 1.5% from January 2013 to Jan 2014 as measured by the All-items consumer price index. (Saskatchewan Bureau of Statistics)

Saskatchewan posted an average increase of 2.3% beaten by Manitoba and Alberta with 2.6% and 2.7%, and underscored by BC with no change.

This goes in line with what most consumers are feeling across Saskatchewan as the pennies do not seem to stretch as far.(Click the image for larger version)

CPI Index Saskatchewan 2014

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CPI Indices rise more across Prairies

The Regina consumer price index rose by 2.4% last year while the Canadian index only rose 1.5% from January 2013 to Jan 2014 as measured by the All-items consumer price index. (Saskatchewan Bureau of Statistics)

 CPI Index Saskatchewan 2014

(Click the image for larger version)

Items that increased in price: gasoline, food from restaurants, vehicles, cigarettes, electricity, vehicle insurance, and recreational vehicles with the biggest increase in alcohol and energy.

Items that decreased in price: clothing, watches & jewelry, medicine, seeds, plants, car parts and repairs, fruit, cookware, and homeowner maintenance & repairs.

 

Across Canada the biggest increases were also seen in energy & shelter.

Saskatchewan posted an average increase of 2.3% beaten by Manitoba and Alberta with 2.6% and 2.7%, and underscored by BC with no change.

This goes in line with what most consumers are feeling across Saskatchewan as the pennies do not seem to stretch as far.

Check us out on:  TrustedRegina.com Eureka Investor Guidance Kathy Waite