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# Consumer Price Index

Last month
January 2023
# Cost of Living
Rate of inflation drops slightly to 8.2% in the year to December
That’s down from an increase of 8.9% in the 12 months to November 2022.
Last year
2022
# Consumer Price Index
Annual inflation eases again slightly in September after 38-year high in July
Home heating oil was up 83.8% in the year to September.
# Cost of Living
Annual inflation eases slightly from last month's 38-year high
Home heating oil was up 72.9% in the year to August.
# Consumer Price Index
Cost-of-living crisis: Inflation hits 9.1% to reach highest level in 38 years
It’s the largest annual increase since 1984.
# Inflation
Cost-of-living crisis: CSO says inflation is now at a 38-year high
It’s the largest annual increase since 1984, with fuel costs again driving the price spikes.
# Cost of Living
Despite prices falling at the pump, annual Irish consumer price inflation hit 7% in April — a 22-year high
Consumer price inflation has now been rising at an annual pace of 5% or more since October 2022.
# Inflation
Cost-of-living crisis: Consumer prices up by 5.6%, the largest increase in 21 years
The last time the CPI was this was was in April 2001.
# Inflation
Household and transport costs drive 5% annual increase in consumer prices
The price of home heating oil rose 50% in the past year while petrol jumped nearly 30%.
# Consumer Price Index
CSO examining how to show 'disproportionate' impact of soaring inflation on poorer families
Campaigners have warned that soaring inflation is hitting lower-income households differently.
# Inflation
December saw the largest annual increase in Irish consumer prices since 2001
Rising petrol, diesel and household electricity prices all made large contributions to annual inflation.
All time
# Inflation
Irish consumer prices rise 5.3% during biggest annual increase in 20 years
Soaring petrol, diesel and energy prices continue to drive inflation, the CSO said.
# Inflation
Cost of living concerns mount as October sees largest annual jump in consumer prices since 2007
Electricity and fuel costs are the main drivers of inflation currently, the Central Statistics Office said.
# budget 2022
Morning Memo: Who benefits most from the tax changes in Budget 2022?
Inflation and the cost of living are the two spectres that haunt the Government’s plans for the next year.
# quite a jump
August saw the largest annual jump in consumer prices in nearly a decade
It follows a sharp drop-off in prices last year due to public health restrictions.
# Inflation
Prices of clothing, footwear and communications fall for two consecutive months
Consumer prices were 0.5% lower in May than in the same month last year.
# reigning it in
Would rent control actually solve any of our problems?
A report by the Private Rental Tenancies Board last month dismissed it as a course of action – but how has it fared internationally?
# to shop or not to shop
Alcohol is getting more expensive, but shoes are cheaper than they were in 2013
Buying tobacco and eating out will also set you back a bit more.
# Rashers
Is Canada's a-pork-alypse coming to Ireland?
Calm down, alright? We should be okay.
# Percentage Pint
Learning, cigarettes and alcohol: they're all getting pricier
Don’t fret, you’re going to pay less for clothes and food.
# Drink up
Drinking has gotten dearer in the last year, but walking or getting the bus home is cheaper
Silver linings and all that.
# Up
Another rise in consumer prices. The main drivers? College fees & alcohol
The hike in college fees last October translated into a 4.6 per cent rise in education costs over the last 12 months.
Voices
Aaron McKenna: Calls for rent controls are blatantly stupid
Proposing a simplistic solution to arbitrarily attempt to solve one facet of Ireland’s housing problem is just bad policymaking, writes Aaron McKenna.
# Inflation
CPI: Price of alcohol, tobacco and education up, cost of shoes down
Consumer prices in April were up by 0.5 per cent when compared to the same month last year.
# Inflation
Cost of living in Ireland rises 0.4 per cent in March
It’s 0.5 per cent more expensive to live in Ireland now than it was a year ago.
# basket of goods
Consumer prices increase by 1.2 per cent in one year
Alcohol, tobacco and education all increased in price while clothes and household furniture fell.
# food and drink
Food and drink prices down over 6 per cent since 2008 - Retail Ireland
Retail Ireland made the comments following the publication of a Consumers’ Association of Ireland (CAI) report on Irish food prices – which indicated the typical cost of a basket of groceries had risen 12 per cent in the past two years.
# Deflation
Cost of living falls by 0.4 per cent in November
The latest CSO figures indicate that Ireland has seen deflation for five of the last six months.
# Inflation
Fall in annual inflation rate in October
Figures from the CSO show prices for transport fell last month while increasing third level costs drove education up.
# Inflation
Inflation up 1.8 per cent over year to May 2012
Consumer price index was unchanged between April and May but shows increases in education, transport, food and services over 12 months.
# Money Money
Average weekly household expenditure in Ireland is... €810
New figures from the CSO show that households are now spending more of their income on housing than on food.
# Deflation
Cost of living fell by 0.3 per cent in December
The rate of inflation fell by 0.3 per cent in December, though prices were still up by 2.5 per cent on the previous year.
# Inflation
Inflation drops in December across eurozone and UK
The fall in inflation has raised hopes that the European Central Bank may reduce interest rates.
# Inflation
Inflation rose to 2.8 per cent in October - CSO
The rate is up from 2.6 per cent in September.
# Inflation
Inflation rose to 2.6 per cent in September
The annual rate of inflation rose from 2.2 per cent in August to 2.6 per cent last month, the CSO has said today.
# Eurozone
Blow for mortgage holders as Eurozone inflation hits three-year high
The surprising surge in interest makes it less likely that the ECB will cut interest rates – a blow for struggling mortgage holders.
# Inflation
Cost of living increased by 0.2 per cent in August
The Central Statistics Office says the annual rate of inflation in Ireland stood at 2.2 per cent as of the end of August.
# Consumer Price Index
Cost of education soars by over 25 per cent since peak of boom
The costs of education and health care have soared since 2006 according to the latest Consumer Price Index;
# Recessionomics
Consumer prices down slightly in November
Central Statistics Office finds that only clothes and footwear saw a price hike in the last month.
# Inflation
Inflation stays on the rise for September
The price of a regular basket of goods was 0.5% higher in September 2010 than it was in September 2009.
# Prices
Consumer prices stablise