Table 1.  Major Sources of Inflation in April 2009  (2000=100)              
  PERCENTAGE POINT  
  Weights INFLATION (2000=100) CONTRIBUTION  
      Year-on-Year Month-on-Month Year-to-Date   Year-on-Year   Month-on-Month Year-to-Date  
                       
All items 100.00   4.82 0.51 6.39   4.82 0.51 6.39  
Food, beverage and tobacco 50.03   8.03 0.13 10.93   4.02 0.06 5.47  
Food 46.58   8.26 0.06 11.37   3.85 0.03 5.30  
  Cereal & Cereal Products 13.28   13.64 0.11 22.21   1.81 0.02 2.95  
      Cereal 10.24   14.98 0.17 25.35   1.53 0.02 2.60  
         Rice 9.36   14.86 0.12 25.50   1.39 0.01 2.39  
         Corn 0.88   15.63 0.76 23.55   0.14 0.01 0.21  
     Cereal Preparation 3.04   9.93 0.17 13.37   0.30 0.01 0.41  
   Dairy Products 2.33   7.59 0.26 9.13   0.18 0.01 0.21  
   Eggs 1.01   7.09 -0.26 7.14   0.07 0.00 0.07  
   Fish 6.39   5.74 0.38 6.87   0.37 0.02 0.44  
   Fruits & Vegetables 5.30   7.48 -0.62 4.97   0.40 -0.03 0.26  
   Meat 7.63   5.60 0.13 8.31   0.43 0.01 0.63  
   Misc. Food 10.64   5.13 0.13 6.85   0.55 0.01 0.73  
Beverages 2.25   4.68 0.20 5.30   0.11 0.00 0.12  
Tobacco 1.19   3.84 0.22 3.87   0.05 0.00 0.05  
Non-food items 49.97   1.61 0.83 2.08   0.81 0.42 1.04  
Clothing 3.00   2.78 0.23 3.35   0.08 0.01 0.10  
    Footwear 0.92   3.22 0.21 3.99   0.03 0.00 0.04  
    Ready Made Apparel Excl. Footwear 2.03   2.54 0.15 2.96   0.05 0.00 0.06  
    Custom Clothes 0.06   3.13 0.08 3.71   0.00 0.00 0.00  
Housing and Repairs 16.80   3.17 0.07 3.86   0.53 0.01 0.65  
    Minor Repairs 1.02   9.00 0.06 10.19   0.09 0.00 0.10  
    Rentals 15.77   2.75 0.07 3.35   0.43 0.01 0.53  
Fuel, light and water 6.95   -2.43 2.22 -2.47   -0.17 0.15 -0.17  
    Fuel 2.35   -9.23 -1.92 -9.28   -0.22 -0.05 -0.22  
    Light 3.75   0.56 4.52 1.95   0.02 0.17 0.07  
    Water 0.85   6.57 4.95 2.41   0.06 0.04 0.02  
Services 15.89   1.72 1.08 2.26   0.27 0.17 0.36  
    Educational 3.83   6.63 0.00 6.69   0.25 0.00 0.26  
    Medical 2.10   5.62 0.11 6.60   0.12 0.00 0.14  
    Personal 2.06   3.99 0.07 4.58   0.08 0.00 0.09  
    Recreational 0.38   5.23 0.84 5.10   0.02 0.00 0.02  
    Transp. & Communication 7.52   -2.17 2.21 -1.59   -0.16 0.17 -0.12  
    Other Services 0.00   6.30 0.00 6.67   0.00 0.00 0.00  
Miscellaneous 7.33   2.95 0.16 3.21   0.22 0.01 0.24  
    Household Furnishing & Equipment 1.76   1.62 0.08 1.88   0.03 0.00 0.03  
    Household Operations 1.23   6.28 0.15 6.48   0.08 0.00 0.08  
    Personal Care & Effects 3.30   3.24 0.22 3.65   0.11 0.01 0.12  
    Other Miscellaneous Items 1.04   0.08 0.00 0.08   0.00   0.00 0.00  
                       
n.b. some figures may not exactly add-up due to rounding              
Source of basic data:  National Statistics Office, BSP-DER