The Consumer Price Index (CPI) is one way to measure of the changing prices of goods and services in the retail sector – or inflation – over time. The CPI in Palau is collected and compiled on a quarterly basis by the Office of planning and Statistics.
|CPI Major Groups||Qtr on Qtr % Change Sep QTR 2007 Dec QTR 2007||Yr on Yr % Change Dec QTR 2006 Dec QTR 2007|
|Food & Beverages||1.8||5.8|
|Alcohol,Tobacco & Betel nut||0.7||0.0|
|Clothing & Footwear||0.0||1.0|
|Health,Personal care, Educ. & Services||0.0||-1.0|
|Leisure & Entertainment||-0.7||-4.6|
Source:Office of Planning and Statistics