33 CONSUMER PRICE INDEX,  INFLATION RATE AND PURCHASING POWER OF THE PESO                                                  
  2012 = 100                                                              
  for periods indicated                                                              
    2017 2018 2019
    2017 2018   Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec   Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec   Jan Feb
   
PHILIPPINES  
All Items 111.5 117.3 110.3 110.7 110.7 111.1 111.0 111.0 111.1 111.3 112.0 112.3 112.8 113.1 114.1 114.9 115.5 116.1 116.1 116.8 117.4 118.4 119.5 119.8 119.6 118.9 119.1 119.3
  Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages 115.7 123.6 114.8 114.9 114.3 114.7 114.8 115.3 115.3 115.6 116.3 116.7 117.4 118.1 119.8 120.4 121.0 121.5 121.4 122.3 123.4 125.4 127.6 127.7 126.8 126.0 126.5 126.1
  Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco 156.6 187.9 152.0 153.7 155.1 155.3 155.8 156.4 157.1 157.6 157.9 158.7 159.3 160.6 170.5 179.6 183.9 186.3 187.8 188.9 190.9 191.6 192.3 193.0 194.0 195.4 198.0 201.6
  Clothing and Footwear 114.5 117.2 113.6 113.8 114.0 114.1 114.3 114.5 114.6 114.8 114.9 115.0 115.2 115.3 115.8 116.1 116.3 116.6 116.8 117.0 117.4 117.5 117.8 117.9 118.3 118.5 118.7 118.9
  Housing, Water, Electricity, Gas, and other Fuels 106.4 110.6 104.7 105.9 106.5 107.0 106.8 105.4 105.3 105.6 107.0 107.2 107.7 107.5 107.6 108.7 109.6 110.2 110.0 110.2 111.2 111.4 111.9 112.3 112.2 111.9 111.9 112.7
  Furnishing, Household Equipment and Routine Maintenance of the House 112.7 116.2 111.6 111.8 112.2 112.4 112.4 112.5 112.9 113.0 113.2 113.3 113.4 113.7 114.0 114.5 115.2 115.5 115.7 115.9 116.6 116.9 117.2 117.5 117.9 118.0 118.5 118.8
  Health 112.4 116.1 111.6 111.8 112.0 112.0 112.1 112.4 112.6 112.6 112.7 112.8 112.9 112.9 113.9 114.2 114.7 115.1 115.2 115.4 116.8 117.1 117.3 117.7 118.0 118.3 118.8 119.0
  Transport 98.5 105.0 97.0 97.3 98.0 98.5 98.2 97.8 97.7 98.5 99.3 99.4 99.9 100.6 101.4 102.8 102.5 103.3 104.3 104.7 105.4 106.2 107.2 108.2 108.8 104.6 103.9 104.0
  Communication 100.8 101.1 100.6 100.7 100.7 100.7 100.7 100.7 100.7 100.8 100.8 100.8 100.9 100.9 100.9 100.9 101.0 101.0 101.0 101.1 101.2 101.2 101.3 101.3 101.3 101.3 101.3 101.3
  Recreation and Culture 110.4 112.6 109.5 109.7 109.8 109.8 109.9 110.2 111.0 111.0 110.9 110.9 110.9 111.0 111.1 111.2 111.3 111.4 111.5 111.7 112.0 113.8 114.2 114.3 114.4 114.5 114.6 114.7
  Education 119.1 118.1 117.9 117.9 117.9 117.9 117.9 119.7 120.0 120.0 120.0 120.0 120.0 120.0 120.0 120.0 120.0 120.0 120.0 124.5 115.3 115.4 115.4 115.4 115.5 115.5 115.4 115.4
  Restaurants and Miscellaneous Goods and Services 109.3 113.2 108.4 108.6 108.7 108.7 108.8 109.2 109.4 109.5 109.9 109.9 110.1 110.4 110.8 111.3 112.0 112.4 112.8 113.1 113.5 113.9 114.3 114.5 115.1 115.2 115.6 115.8
Inflation Rate  
  Headline 2.9 5.2 2.5 3.1 3.1 3.2 2.9 2.5 2.4 2.6 3.0 3.1 3.0 2.9 3.4 3.8 4.3 4.5 4.6 5.2 5.7 6.4 6.7 6.7 6.0 5.1 4.4 3.8
  Core  3.4 3.3          2.3          2.8          2.9          2.8          2.7          2.1          2.1          2.2          2.7          2.6          2.4          2.2          2.6          3.0          3.4          3.5          3.6          4.3          4.5          4.8          4.7          4.9          5.1          4.7          4.4          3.9
  Alternative Estimates of Core Inflation1  
     Trimmed Mean2 2.2 4.2 1.9 2.1 2.4 2.5 2.4 2.0 1.9 2.0 2.4 2.3 2.3 2.2 2.5 2.8 3.3 3.4 3.3 4.0 4.5 5.1 5.4 5.6 5.2 4.7 4.3 3.7
     Weighted Median3 1.8 4.1 1.8 1.9 2.0 1.9 1.8 1.5 1.4 1.6 1.9 1.9 1.8 1.5 2.0 2.9 3.5 3.7 3.2 4.4 4.6 4.6 4.7 5.0 5.4 5.1 4.4 3.0
     Net of Volatile Items4 2.7 4.5 2.5 2.7 2.6 2.8 2.8 2.7 2.7 2.6 2.8 2.7 2.7 2.8 3.4 3.8 4.3 4.3 4.2 4.5 4.4 4.8 4.9 5.1 5.0 4.7 4.2 3.7
Purchasing Power of the Peso 0.90 0.85 0.91 0.90 0.90 0.90 0.90 0.90 0.90 0.90 0.89 0.89 0.89 0.88 0.88 0.87 0.87 0.86 0.86 0.86 0.85 0.84 0.84 0.83 0.84 0.84 0.84 0.84
   
METRO MANILA  
All Items 109.0 115.0 106.7 107.8 108.2 108.6 108.6 108.2 108.3 108.7 110.1 110.3 110.9 111.2 111.7 112.9 113.8 114.3 113.9 114.5 115.3 116.3 117.0 117.0 117.1 116.5 116.8 117.2
  Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages 119.5 127.7 117.3 117.8 117.5 118.0 118.9 119.2 119.0 119.3 120.5 121.3 121.7 123.3 124.4 125.6 125.7 126.2 125.0 126.0 127.5 129.6 131.6 130.8 130.0 129.6 130.8 130.3
  Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco 147.4 179.0 140.0 143.3 145.8 146.1 146.8 148.6 148.7 148.9 149.4 149.7 150.3 150.8 164.9 173.7 177.5 179.6 180.5 180.8 181.2 181.4 181.6 182.0 182.1 182.2 182.7 184.5
  Clothing and Footwear 115.8 118.5 114.3 114.5 115.2 115.4 115.8 115.9 116.0 116.5 116.5 116.6 116.7 116.7 117.3 117.3 117.6 118.3 118.4 118.5 118.8 118.8 118.8 118.9 119.7 120.0 120.2 120.3
  Housing, Water, Electricity, Gas, and other Fuels 100.4 105.7 97.6 99.8 101.1 101.5 100.9 98.1 98.2 98.8 102.0 101.6 102.9 102.3 101.7 103.8 105.8 106.3 105.4 105.5 106.3 106.5 106.3 106.7 106.8 106.8 106.5 108.0
  Furnishing, Household Equipment and Routine Maintenance of the House 112.2 115.5 110.7 110.9 111.7 111.9 112.2 112.3 112.5 112.5 112.8 112.8 113.1 113.2 113.2 113.6 114.7 115.3 115.5 115.8 116.0 116.2 116.2 116.2 116.8 116.9 117.0 117.1
  Health 113.6 117.8 111.5 112.3 112.7 112.8 112.9 113.8 114.5 114.5 114.5 114.5 114.5 114.5 115.1 115.2 115.7 115.8 115.9 116.1 119.7 119.7 119.7 119.9 120.2 120.3 121.1 121.1
  Transport 97.0 105.1 93.5 95.3 96.3 96.4 95.8 95.7 96.6 97.8 98.6 99.2 99.5 99.8 100.9 101.7 101.3 102.0 103.0 103.1 105.2 107.8 108.8 109.6 111.4 106.2 105.6 106.1
  Communication 100.7 101.2 100.5 100.6 100.6 100.7 100.7 100.7 100.7 100.8 100.8 100.8 100.8 100.8 100.8 100.9 101.0 101.1 101.1 101.2 101.3 101.3 101.4 101.4 101.4 101.4 101.4 101.4
  Recreation and Culture 109.8 111.7 109.2 109.2 109.3 109.5 109.5 110.0 110.0 110.1 110.1 110.1 110.2 110.2 110.3 110.4 110.6 111.0 111.0 111.1 111.2 112.6 112.8 112.9 113.0 113.0 113.3 113.2
  Education 120.3 122.6 119.2 119.2 119.2 119.2 119.2 121.1 121.1 121.1 121.1 121.1 121.1 121.1 121.1 121.1 121.1 121.1 121.1 127.8 123.0 123.0 123.0 123.0 123.0 123.0 123.0 122.8
  Restaurants and Miscellaneous Goods and Services 105.5 110.1 104.2 104.3 104.4 104.5 104.5 105.5 105.6 105.7 106.5 106.5 106.6 107.1 107.3 107.6 109.0 109.6 110.0 110.1 110.2 110.7 111.2 111.5 112.1 112.1 112.3 112.5
Inflation Rate 3.7 5.5 2.5 3.4 3.9 4.0 3.8 3.1 2.9 3.3 4.4 4.3 4.5 4.2 4.7 4.7 5.2 5.2 4.9 5.8 6.5 7.0 6.3 6.1 5.6 4.8 4.6 3.8
Purchasing Power of the Peso 0.92 0.87 0.94 0.93 0.92 0.92 0.92 0.92 0.92 0.92 0.91 0.91 0.90 0.90 0.90 0.89 0.88 0.87 0.88 0.87 0.87 0.86 0.85 0.85 0.85 0.86 0.86 0.85
   
AREAS OUTSIDE METRO MANILA (AOMM)  
All Items 112.2 117.9 111.3 111.5 111.4 111.8 111.7 111.8 111.9 112.1 112.5 112.9 113.3 113.6 114.8 115.5 116.0 116.6 116.8 117.5 118.0 119.0 120.2 120.6 120.3 119.6 119.8 119.9
  Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages 114.9 122.8 114.3 114.3 113.7 114.0 114.0 114.5 114.5 114.8 115.4 115.8 116.5 117.0 118.9 119.4 120.0 120.5 120.7 121.5 122.6 124.5 126.8 127.1 126.2 125.3 125.6 125.2
  Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco 158.5 189.7 154.5 155.8 157.0 157.2 157.6 158.0 158.8 159.4 159.7 160.5 161.2 162.6 171.6 180.8 185.2 187.7 189.3 190.6 192.9 193.7 194.5 195.2 196.5 198.1 201.1 205.1
  Clothing and Footwear 114.2 116.8 113.4 113.6 113.7 113.8 113.9 114.1 114.3 114.4 114.5 114.6 114.8 115.0 115.4 115.8 116.0 116.2 116.4 116.6 117.0 117.2 117.6 117.7 117.9 118.1 118.3 118.6
  Housing, Water, Electricity, Gas, and other Fuels 108.9 112.6 107.7 108.5 108.7 109.3 109.2 108.4 108.3 108.5 109.1 109.5 109.7 109.7 110.0 110.7 111.2 111.8 111.9 112.2 113.2 113.5 114.2 114.6 114.4 114.0 114.1 114.7
  Furnishing, Household Equipment and Routine Maintenance of the House 112.8 116.5 111.9 112.1 112.3 112.5 112.5 112.6 113.0 113.1 113.3 113.4 113.5 113.9 114.2 114.8 115.4 115.6 115.8 115.9 116.8 117.1 117.5 117.9 118.2 118.4 119.0 119.3
  Health 112.1 115.8 111.6 111.7 111.8 111.8 111.9 112.1 112.2 112.2 112.3 112.4 112.5 112.5 113.6 114.0 114.5 114.9 115.1 115.3 116.2 116.5 116.8 117.2 117.5 117.9 118.3 118.5
  Transport 98.9 104.9 98.0 97.9 98.5 99.1 98.9 98.4 98.0 98.7 99.5 99.5 100.0 100.8 101.6 103.1 102.8 103.7 104.7 105.2 105.4 105.7 106.7 107.8 108.0 104.1 103.4 103.4
  Communication 100.8 101.1 100.7 100.7 100.7 100.7 100.7 100.7 100.7 100.8 100.8 100.8 100.9 100.9 100.9 100.9 101.0 101.0 101.0 101.0 101.1 101.2 101.2 101.3 101.3 101.3 101.3 101.3
  Recreation and Culture 110.5 112.9 109.6 109.8 109.9 109.9 110.0 110.2 111.3 111.3 111.1 111.1 111.1 111.2 111.3 111.4 111.5 111.5 111.6 111.9 112.2 114.2 114.6 114.7 114.8 114.9 115.0 115.1
  Education 118.7 116.6 117.5 117.5 117.5 117.5 117.5 119.2 119.7 119.7 119.7 119.7 119.7 119.7 119.7 119.7 119.7 119.7 119.7 123.4 112.8 112.9 112.9 112.9 113.0 113.0 113.0 113.0
  Restaurants and Miscellaneous Goods and Services 110.8 114.5 110.1 110.3 110.4 110.4 110.5 110.6 110.9 111.0 111.2 111.2 111.5 111.7 112.1 112.8 113.2 113.5 113.9 114.3 114.8 115.1 115.5 115.7 116.2 116.4 116.9 117.1
Inflation Rate 2.7 5.1 2.5 3.0 2.9 2.9 2.7 2.3 2.2 2.4 2.6 2.8 2.5 2.5 3.1 3.6 4.1 4.3 4.6 5.1 5.5 6.2 6.8 6.8 6.2 5.3 4.4 3.8
Purchasing Power of the Peso 0.89 0.85 0.90 0.90 0.90 0.89 0.90 0.89 0.89 0.89 0.89 0.89 0.88 0.88 0.87 0.87 0.86 0.86 0.86 0.85 0.85 0.84 0.83 0.83 0.83 0.84 0.83 0.83
   
                                                         
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)  Notes:        
  1Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) estimates  
  2The trimmed mean represents the average inflation rate of the weighted.  
  3The weighted median represents the middle inflation rate (corresponding to a cumulative CPI weight of 50 percent) in a lowest-to-highest ranking of year-on-year inflation rates.  
  4The net of volatile items method excludes the following items: bread and cereals, meat, fish, fruit, vegetables, gas, solid fuels, fuels and lubricants for personal transport equipment, and passenger transport by road, which represents   around 39.0 percent of all items.
 
  Source: Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)