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CPI 6,1% During February| News by Staff Reporter
This is according to recent data released by Statistics South Africa
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) for February 2012 was 6,1%, according to Statistics SA.
“The headline inflation rate in February 2012 (i.e. the Consumer Price Index for all urban areas in February 2012 compared with that at February 2011) was 6,1%,” according to the statistics firm.
The company said the headline inflation rate of 6,1% was 0,2 of a percentage point lower than the corresponding annual rate of 6,3% in January 2012.
“From January 2012 to February 2012 the Consumer Price Index for all urban areas increased by 0,6%,” added Statistics SA.