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Friday 1 December 2023 Dublin: 2°C

# Consumer Price Index

This year
Inflation in Ireland rises to 6.3%, new CSO figures show
This is the 23rd straight month where the annual increase in the Consumer Price Index has been at least 5%
Hairdressers and restaurants call for current 9% VAT rate to be retained
Representative bodies for both salons and dining rooms are calling for the VAT rate to remain untouched for the remainder of the year.
Cost-of-living: Average year-on-year costs of milk and sliced bread rises by 24% and 13%
The CSO figures show that annual rate of inflation eased to 7.2% in April from 7.7% in March.
The national average price for a large 800g white slice pan was up 23 cent in the year to April 2023.
The average price of Irish cheddar per kg rose by €1.42 and butter per lb rose by 66 cents.
Tesco and Aldi dropped the cost of some of their bread goods yesterday by 10 cent, while Supervalu followed suit today.
Government holds discussion with retailers over prices as Tesco and Aldi cut bread by 10c
Cost-of-living: Annual rate of inflation rises slightly to 8.5%
The CSO Consumer Price Index rose by 8.5% between February 2022 and February 2023.
SVP report shows number of people unable to heat their homes more than doubled last year
Using data from the CSO, the new report reveals around 377,000 people lived in homes they were unable to adequately heat last year.
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
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.
Annual inflation eases slightly from last month's 38-year high
Home heating oil was up 72.9% in the year to August.
Cost-of-living crisis: Inflation hits 9.1% to reach highest level in 38 years
It’s the largest annual increase since 1984.
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.
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.
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.
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%.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
Is Canada's a-pork-alypse coming to Ireland?
Calm down, alright? We should be okay.
Learning, cigarettes and alcohol: they're all getting pricier
Don’t fret, you’re going to pay less for clothes and food.
Drinking has gotten dearer in the last year, but walking or getting the bus home is cheaper
Silver linings and all that.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 drops in December across eurozone and UK
The fall in inflation has raised hopes that the European Central Bank may reduce interest rates.
Inflation rose to 2.8 per cent in October - CSO
The rate is up from 2.6 per cent in September.
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.
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.