Table 1. MAJOR SOURCES OF INFLATION IN APRIL 2010 (2000=100)                    
                                               
                                               
  COMMODITY Weights INFLATION PERCENTAGE POINT CONTRIBUTION  
  YEAR-ON-YEAR MONTH-ON-MONTH YEAR-TO-DATE YEAR-ON-YEAR MONTH-ON-MONTH YEAR-TO-DATE  
  Apr 2010 Apr 2010 Jan 2010 Apr 2010 Apr 2010 Jan 2010  
  vs vs to vs vs to  
  Apr 2009 Mar 2010 Apr 2010 Apr 2009 Mar 2010 Apr 2010  
                                               
   
  ALL ITEMS 100.00 4.41 0.55 4.30 4.41 0.55 4.30  
  I. FOOD, BEVERAGE AND TOBACCO 50.03 3.06 0.12 3.58 1.53 0.06 1.79  
  A. FOOD ITEMS 46.58 3.10 0.06 3.61 1.44 0.03 1.68  
  Cereal and Cereal Products 13.28 0.85 0.00 1.85 0.11 0.00 0.25  
  Cereal 10.24 0.11 0.06 1.40 0.01 0.01 0.14  
  Rice 9.36 0.64 0.06 1.82 0.06 0.01 0.17  
  Corn 0.88 -5.33 -0.17 -2.62 -0.05 0.00 -0.02  
  Cereal Preparation 3.04 3.20 0.16 3.32 0.10 0.00 0.10  
  Dairy Products 2.33 1.78 0.15 2.16 0.04 0.00 0.05  
  Eggs 1.01 2.49 0.26 3.03 0.03 0.00 0.03  
  Fish 6.39 3.91 0.18 4.10 0.25 0.01 0.26  
  Fruits and Vegetables 5.30 2.13 0.07 3.65 0.11 0.00 0.19  
  Meat 7.63 4.52 -0.19 5.33 0.35 -0.01 0.41  
  Miscellaneous Food 10.64 5.80 0.31 5.02 0.62 0.03 0.53  
  B. BEVERAGES 2.25 1.63 0.00 1.91 0.04 0.00 0.04  
  C. TOBACCO 1.19 3.05 -0.07 3.43 0.04 0.00 0.04  
  II. NON-FOOD ITEMS 49.97 5.84 1.03 5.11 2.92 0.51 2.55  
  A. CLOTHING 3.00 2.03 0.15 2.04 0.06 0.00 0.06  
  Footwear 0.92 2.83 0.28 2.70 0.03 0.00 0.02  
  Ready Made Apparel Excluding Footwear 2.03 1.70 0.00 1.78 0.03 0.00 0.04  
  Custom Clothes 0.06 2.13 0.07 2.13 0.00 0.00 0.00  
  B. HOUSING AND REPAIRS 16.80 1.75 0.07 1.82 0.29 0.01 0.31  
  Minor Repairs 1.02 1.35 0.13 1.55 0.01 0.00 0.02  
  Rentals 15.77 1.76 0.00 1.83 0.28 0.00 0.29  
  C. FUEL, LIGHT AND WATER 6.95 17.77 5.00 13.21 1.23 0.35 0.92  
  Fuel 2.35 21.04 0.08 20.45 0.50 0.00 0.48  
  Light 3.75 16.72 10.34 6.77 0.63 0.39 0.25  
  Water 0.85 13.05 -0.04 17.24 0.11 0.00 0.15  
  D. SERVICES 15.89 5.76 0.27 5.79 0.92 0.04 0.92  
  Educational 3.83 3.80 0.00 3.80 0.15 0.00 0.15  
  Medical 2.10 4.12 0.05 4.24 0.09 0.00 0.09  
  Personal 2.06 2.58 0.19 2.46 0.05 0.00 0.05  
  Recreational 0.38 0.83 0.07 1.44 0.00 0.00 0.01  
  Transportation and Communication 7.52 8.14 0.46 8.19 0.61 0.03 0.62  
  Other Services 0.00 3.79 0.00 3.32 0.00 0.00 0.00  
  E. MISCELLANEOUS 7.33 1.39 0.08 1.55 0.10 0.01 0.11  
  Household Furnishing and Equipment 1.76 1.01 0.00 1.09 0.02 0.00 0.02  
  Household Operations 1.23 2.19 0.00 2.57 0.03 0.00 0.03  
  Personal Care and Effects 3.30 1.79 0.15 1.87 0.06 0.00 0.06  
  Other Miscellaneous Items 1.04 0.17 0.08 0.08 0.00 0.00 0.00  
   
                                               
  Note: Some figures may not exactly add-up due to rounding                            
  Source: National Statistics Office (NSO) and Department of Economic Research (DER)-Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP)