Table 1. MAJOR SOURCES OF INFLATION IN AUGUST 2016 (2006=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  
  August 2016 August 2016 Jan 2016 August 2016 August 2016 Jan 2016  
  vs vs to vs vs to  
  August 2015 July 2016 August 2016 August 2015 July 2016 August 2016  
                                               
   
  ALL ITEMS 100.00 1.8 0.1 1.5 1.8 0.1 1.5  
  I. FOOD AND NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES 38.98 2.4 0.1 2.1 0.9 0.0 0.8  
  A. FOOD ITEMS 36.29 2.5 0.1 2.1 0.9 0.0 0.8  
  Bread and Cereals 12.44 0.9 0.4 -0.4 0.1 0.0 0.0  
  Rice 8.92 0.5 0.5 -1.1 0.0 0.0 -0.1  
  Corn 0.67 2.5 -0.1 2.3 0.0 0.0 0.0  
  Meat 6.97 1.9 -0.1 1.7 0.1 0.0 0.1  
  Fish 5.83 4.2 0.0 3.1 0.2 0.0 0.2  
  Milk, Cheese and Eggs 3.29 2.0 0.3 1.5 0.1 0.0 0.0  
  Oils and Fats 0.72 3.8 0.3 1.8 0.0 0.0 0.0  
  Fruit  1.71 6.8 2.3 4.5 0.1 0.0 0.1  
  Vegetables 3.19 6.3 -1.7 11.0 0.2 -0.1 0.4  
  Sugar, Jam, Honey, Chocolate and Confectionery 1.05 3.4 0.1 5.1 0.0 0.0 0.1  
  Food Products N.E.C. 1.09 -2.5 -0.9 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0  
  B. NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES 2.69 1.2 0.2 1.2 0.0 0.0 0.0  
  II. ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AND TOBACCO 2.00 6.0 0.3 5.3 0.1 0.0 0.1  
  Alcoholic Beverages 1.01 4.0 0.3 3.1 0.0 0.0 0.0  
  Tobacco 0.99 7.6 0.3 7.1 0.1 0.0 0.1  
  III. NON-FOOD ITEMS 58.99 1.1 0.0 0.7 0.6 0.0 0.4  
  A. CLOTHING AND FOOTWEAR 2.95 2.6 0.2 2.2 0.1 0.0 0.1  
  Clothing 2.16 2.7 0.2 2.2 0.1 0.0 0.0  
  Footwear 0.79 2.5 0.2 2.4 0.0 0.0 0.0  
  B. HOUSING, WATER, ELECTRICITY, GAS AND OTHER FUELS 22.47 0.2 -0.1 -0.8 0.0 0.0 -0.2  
  Actual Rentals for Housing 13.75 2.2 0.1 2.0 0.3 0.0 0.3  
  Maintenance and Repair of the Dwelling 0.60 2.2 0.2 1.8 0.0 0.0 0.0  
  Water Supply and Miscellaneous Services Relating to the Dwelling 1.05 -0.6 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0  
  Electricity, Gas, and Other Fuels 7.07 -3.8 -0.6 -6.2 -0.3 0.0 -0.4  
  C. FURNISHINGS, HOUSEHOLD EQUIPMENT AND ROUTINE MAINTENANCE OF THE HOUSE 3.22 2.2 0.3 1.7 0.1 0.0 0.1  
  Furniture and Furnishings, Carpets and Other Floor Coverings 0.24 1.6 0.1 1.2 0.0 0.0 0.0  
  Household Textiles 0.11 1.9 0.2 1.4 0.0 0.0 0.0  
  Household Appliances 0.47 1.4 0.1 1.1 0.0 0.0 0.0  
  Glassware, Tableware, and Household Utensils 0.23 1.5 0.3 1.4 0.0 0.0 0.0  
  Tools and Equipment for House and Garden 0.06 1.6 0.2 1.4 0.0 0.0 0.0  
  Goods and Services for Routine Household Maintenance 2.11 2.5 0.4 1.9 0.1 0.0 0.0  
  D. HEALTH 2.99 2.7 0.2 2.2 0.1 0.0 0.1  
  Medical Products, Appliances and Equipment 1.51 2.2 0.2 1.7 0.0 0.0 0.0  
  Out-patient Services 0.84 3.2 0.1 3.2 0.0 0.0 0.0  
  Hospital Services  0.64 2.6 0.0 2.1 0.0 0.0 0.0  
  E. TRANSPORT 7.81 0.1 -0.3 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0  
  Operation of Personal Transport Equipment 1.87 -1.3 -1.6 -2.2 0.0 0.0 0.0  
  Transport Services 5.94 0.5 0.1 0.9 0.0 0.0 0.1  
  F. COMMUNICATION 2.26 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0  
  Postal Services 0.02 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0  
  Telephone and Telefax Equipment 0.55 -0.4 0.0 -0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0  
  Telephone and Telefax Services 1.69 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0  
  G. RECREATION AND CULTURE 1.93 1.7 0.0 1.4 0.0 0.0 0.0  
  Audio-visual, Photographic and Information Processing Equipment 1.00 0.3 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0  
  Other Major Durables for Recreation and Culture 0.00 -0.4 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0  
  Other Recreational Items and Equipment, Gardens and Pets 0.17 1.1 0.1 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0  
  Recreational and Cultural Services 0.26 6.1 0.0 4.3 0.0 0.0 0.0  
  Newspapers, Books and Stationery 0.50 1.7 0.1 1.7 0.0 0.0 0.0  
  H. EDUCATION 3.36 1.8 0.0 3.0 0.1 0.0 0.1  
  Pre-primary and Primary Education 0.96 2.8 0.0 4.3 0.0 0.0 0.0  
  Secondary Education 1.20 1.7 0.0 2.9 0.0 0.0 0.0  
  Tertiary Education 1.17 1.1 0.0 1.8 0.0 0.0 0.0  
  Education Not Definable by Level 0.03 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0  
  I. RESTAURANTS AND MISCELLANEOUS GOODS AND SERVICES 12.03 2.4 0.2 2.0 0.3 0.0 0.2  
  Catering Services 8.01 2.7 0.1 2.2 0.2 0.0 0.2  
  Personal Care 3.67 2.0 0.2 1.7 0.1 0.0 0.1  
  Personal Effects N.E.C. 0.35 2.3 0.2 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0  
   
                                               
  Note: Some figures may not exactly add up due to rounding  
  Source: Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) and Department of Economic Research (DER)-Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP)