33 CONSUMER PRICE INDEX,  INFLATION RATE AND PURCHASING POWER OF THE PESO                                                                              
  2006 = 100                                                                                                  
  for periods indicated                                                                                                  
            2015   2016   2017   2018
    2015 2016 2017   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 Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec   Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
   
PHILIPPINES  
All Items 141.5 144.0 148.6 141.0 141.2 141.0 141.3 141.2 141.3 141.5 141.7 141.4 141.6 142.3 142.6 142.9 142.5 142.6 142.9 143.4 144.0 144.2 144.3 144.6 144.9 145.8 146.3 146.8 147.2 147.5 147.8 147.9 147.9 148.3 148.8 149.5 149.9 150.6 151.1 152.6 153.8 154.6 155.4 155.6 156.3
  Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages 157.3 161.2 167.1 157.5 156.9 156.3 156.5 156.4 156.3 156.9 157.6 157.3 157.5 159.1 159.0 160.1 159.2 158.8 159.0 160.0 160.9 161.2 161.4 162.1 162.8 164.4 164.7 165.6 165.8 165.2 165.6 166.0 166.6 166.5 167.1 168.0 168.7 169.6 170.5 173.0 173.9 174.3 175.1 175.1 176.2
  Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco 182.4 192.8 204.8 179.7 180.6 181.2 181.5 181.8 182.1 182.5 182.6 182.7 183.2 184.9 186.4 188.2 189.4 190.3 190.9 191.9 192.5 193.0 193.6 194.1 194.3 196.9 198.1 198.8 200.8 202.5 202.9 203.6 204.4 205.0 205.8 206.5 207.5 208.9 210.8 223.2 235.2 243.1 245.1 246.5 247.7
  Clothing and Footwear 136.3 139.5 142.6 135.0 135.5 135.7 135.8 135.9 136.2 136.5 136.6 136.6 136.8 137.2 137.5 137.8 138.0 138.1 138.4 139.2 139.6 139.9 140.2 140.3 140.6 140.8 141.0 141.6 141.8 142.1 142.2 142.3 142.5 142.8 142.9 143.1 143.3 143.4 143.5 144.2 144.6 144.9 145.3 145.3 145.6
  Housing, Water, Electricity, Gas, and other Fuels 129.1 128.9 133.0 128.6 129.7 130.0 130.7 130.2 129.4 129.4 128.8 127.9 127.9 128.0 128.3 128.0 128.2 128.1 128.8 128.6 128.9 129.1 129.0 129.0 129.1 129.6 130.0 130.3 131.9 133.2 133.5 133.2 131.6 132.0 132.6 133.9 134.3 135.0 134.9 135.1 136.7 138.2 139.2 139.3 139.6
  Furnishing, Household Equipment and Routine Maintenance of the House 130.9 133.4 136.2 130.0 130.3 130.4 130.7 130.8 130.9 131.0 131.1 131.2 131.3 131.5 131.7 132.0 132.2 132.3 132.5 132.9 133.3 133.6 134.0 134.2 134.4 134.6 134.8 135.1 135.2 135.6 135.7 135.9 136.1 136.3 136.4 136.6 136.8 137.0 137.3 138.0 138.6 139.2 139.4 139.5 139.7
  Health 139.3 142.6 146.0 138.4 138.6 138.7 138.7 138.9 139.0 139.5 139.5 139.6 139.9 140.2 140.4 140.9 141.3 141.4 141.8 142.2 142.5 142.9 143.2 143.4 143.6 143.8 143.9 144.5 145.0 145.3 145.4 145.6 145.9 146.4 146.6 146.7 146.8 146.9 147.1 148.4 148.8 149.0 149.4 149.5 149.9
  Transport 127.6 128.0 132.2 125.8 127.1 127.5 127.5 127.9 128.1 127.9 127.3 127.5 127.8 127.7 128.8 127.7 126.5 127.5 127.5 128.0 128.0 127.8 127.4 127.7 128.0 128.3 131.3 130.8 130.1 130.8 131.6 131.4 131.1 132.6 133.0 133.8 133.4 133.9 134.4 135.0 135.9 135.7 136.3 136.7 136.9
  Communication 92.7 92.8 93.0 92.7 92.6 92.6 92.6 92.6 92.6 92.7 92.7 92.7 92.7 92.7 92.7 92.7 92.7 92.7 92.7 92.8 92.8 92.8 92.8 92.8 92.8 92.8 92.8 92.8 92.9 92.9 93.0 93.0 93.0 93.0 93.1 93.1 93.2 93.2 93.2 93.2 93.3 93.3 93.4 93.4 93.4
  Recreation and Culture 115.3 117.1 118.9 114.7 114.9 114.9 115.0 115.0 115.3 115.4 115.5 115.6 115.6 115.8 115.9 115.9 116.1 116.2 116.5 116.8 117.3 117.5 117.5 117.6 117.7 117.7 117.9 118.1 118.2 118.3 118.3 118.4 118.7 118.9 119.2 119.3 119.5 119.6 119.7 119.8 120.0 120.1 120.2 120.6 120.7
  Education 155.8 159.8 163.1 152.6 152.6 152.6 152.6 152.6 157.9 158.0 158.1 158.1 158.1 158.1 158.1 158.1 158.1 158.1 158.1 158.1 160.9 160.9 160.9 160.9 160.9 161.0 161.0 161.0 161.0 161.0 161.0 161.0 164.4 164.6 164.6 164.6 164.6 164.6 164.6 164.6 164.6 164.6 164.6 164.6 168.7
  Restaurants and Miscellaneous Goods and Services 130.2 132.9 135.8 129.5 129.6 129.7 129.8 129.8 130.0 130.2 130.3 130.4 130.6 131.0 131.2 131.3 131.6 132.2 132.5 132.6 133.0 133.2 133.4 133.5 133.7 133.7 134.0 134.2 134.4 134.5 134.5 134.7 135.2 136.0 136.3 136.7 137.2 137.6 138.0 139.2 140.1 141.2 142.2 142.8 143.0
Inflation Rate  
  Headline 1.4 1.8 3.2 2.4 2.5 2.4 2.2 1.6 1.2 0.8 0.6 0.4 0.4 1.1 1.5 1.3 0.9 1.1 1.1 1.6 1.9 1.9 1.8 2.3 2.3 2.5 2.6 2.7 3.3 3.4 3.4 3.1 2.7 2.8 3.1 3.4 3.5 3.3 3.3 4.0 4.5 4.8 5.1 5.2 5.7
  Core  2.1 1.9 2.9          2.2          2.5          2.7          2.5          2.2          2.0          1.9          1.6          1.4          1.5          1.8          2.1          1.8          1.5          1.5          1.5          1.6          1.9          1.9          2.0          2.3          2.3          2.4          2.5          2.5          2.7          2.9          3.0          2.9          2.6          2.8          3.0          3.3          3.2          3.3          3.0          3.9          4.4          4.7          5.0          5.0          5.4
  Alternative Estimates of Core Inflation1  
     Trimmed Mean2 1.9 1.6 2.1 3.2 3.0 2.8 2.5 2.1 1.7 1.4 1.3 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.2 1.1 1.2 1.2 1.5 1.7 1.7 1.8 1.9 1.9 1.8 1.9 1.9 2.2 2.5 2.6 2.4 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.5 2.6 3.1 3.5 3.8 4.1 4.0 4.4
     Weighted Median3 1.9 1.8 1.9 2.9 3.1 2.9 2.6 2.4 1.6 1.2 1.2 1.1 1.2 1.4 1.4 1.3 1.4 1.3 1.4 1.7 2.1 2.1 2.0 2.1 2.1 1.9 1.8 1.7 2.0 2.1 2.0 1.9 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.9 1.8 1.8 1.9 2.3 2.7 3.3 3.9 3.9 4.1
     Net of Volatile Items4 1.8 1.6 2.1 2.0 2.3 2.5 2.3 1.8 1.7 1.7 1.5 1.3 1.3 1.5 1.8 1.4 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.7 1.9 1.9 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.1 2.4 2.4 2.4 1.9 2.2 2.3 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.6 3.1 3.6 4.1 4.4 4.5 5.0
Purchasing Power of the Peso 0.71 0.69 0.67 0.71 0.71 0.71 0.71 0.71 0.71 0.71 0.71 0.71 0.71 0.70 0.70 0.70 0.70 0.70 0.70 0.70 0.69 0.69 0.69 0.69 0.69 0.69 0.68 0.68 0.68 0.68 0.68 0.68 0.68 0.67 0.67 0.67 0.67 0.66 0.66 0.66 0.65 0.65 0.64 0.64 0.64
   
METRO MANILA  
All Items 131.8 133.4 138.7 131.2 132.0 131.6 131.8 131.4 131.5 132.1 132.0 131.5 131.7 132.3 132.2 132.0 132.1 131.9 132.3 132.7 133.0 133.4 133.6 134.1 134.5 135.0 135.8 135.9 136.8 137.2 137.5 137.6 137.1 138.5 139.0 140.4 141.1 141.6 142.1 143.3 144.4 145.4 146.3
146.2
147.0
  Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages 148.1 153.5 161.8 148.2 147.9 146.7 146.4 146.3 146.4 148.3 148.7 148.3 149.0 150.8 150.7 150.7 150.4 149.7 150.2 151.7 152.4 152.9 153.7 155.2 156.7 158.2 159.7 160.0 160.3 159.5 160.0 161.0 161.1 160.7 161.2 163.0 164.2 164.3 166.1 168.3 169.4 168.7 169.1 168.6 170.6
  Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco 156.0 162.1 174.7 154.6 155.3 155.4 155.7 155.8 156.2 156.3 156.5 156.5 156.5 156.5 156.5 158.4 158.7 159.1 159.7 161.3 162.2 163.8 163.9 163.9 164.1 164.8 165.7 166.1 169.7 172.8 173.2 174.4 176.2 176.3 176.7 177.4 177.4 177.8 178.6 186.3 192.5 196.5 197.5 198.2 198.4
  Clothing and Footwear 141.5 145.0 148.9 140.5 140.6 140.8 140.9 141.1 141.2 142.1 142.2 142.2 142.3 142.3 142.3 142.8 143.0 143.0 143.2 145.4 145.5 145.6 146.2 146.2 146.5 146.5 146.6 147.7 148.0 148.4 148.5 148.7 148.8 149.3 149.4 149.5 149.5 149.6 149.6 150.1 150.2 150.4 150.9 150.9 150.9
  Housing, Water, Electricity, Gas, and other Fuels 123.1 120.9 124.2 122.7 124.9 124.7 125.7 124.3 123.3 123.5 122.7 121.3 121.1 121.4 121.4 120.4 121.2 120.7 121.5 120.7 120.6 121.2 120.8 120.8 120.6 120.7 121.0 120.6 123.1 124.7 125.1 124.4 121.1 122.7 123.5 125.6 126.1 126.9 126.1 125.7 127.7 130.2 131.3 130.9 130.9
  Furnishing, Household Equipment and Routine Maintenance of the House 126.4 127.7 130.5 126.3 126.3 126.3 126.3 126.4 126.5 126.5 126.5 126.5 126.5 126.5 126.5 126.8 126.8 126.8 127.0 127.1 127.2 127.2 128.5 128.6 128.8 128.8 128.8 128.8 129.0 130.0 130.2 130.5 130.6 130.6 130.7 131.1 131.3 131.4 131.4 132.0 132.3 133.1 133.2 133.2 133.5
  Health 146.2 148.1 152.3 145.3 145.3 145.4 145.4 145.4 145.4 146.9 147.0 147.0 147.0 147.0 147.1 147.2 147.3 147.3 147.9 148.0 148.1 148.2 148.3 148.6 148.7 148.8 148.8 149.7 150.5 150.9 151.1 151.2 151.5 153.7 153.7 153.7 153.8 153.8 153.8 155.7 155.9 156.1 156.2 156.2 156.3
  Transport 116.8 116.3 124.2 115.1 117.4 117.1 116.8 117.3 117.4 116.9 116.3 116.8 116.9 117.0 116.9 116.3 115.5 116.1 115.5 116.1 116.1 115.9 115.7 116.0 116.3 116.6 119.4 120.2 119.1 119.5 119.7 119.4 119.6 127.6 128.4 129.1 128.8 129.5 129.9 130.9 131.7 131.0 131.7 132.2 132.2
  Communication 94.2 94.4 95.1 94.1 94.1 94.1 94.2 94.2 94.2 94.3 94.3 94.3 94.3 94.3 94.3 94.3 94.3 94.3 94.4 94.4 94.4 94.4 94.4 94.4 94.4 94.4 94.4 94.4 94.9 95.0 95.1 95.1 95.1 95.1 95.2 95.2 95.3 95.3 95.3 95.3 95.4 95.4 95.5
95.5
95.5
  Recreation and Culture 119.5 122.9 126.4 118.2 118.6 118.8 118.9 118.9 119.6 119.7 119.7 120.3 120.3 120.3 120.3 120.3 120.7 120.7 121.3 122.1 123.4 124.2 124.2 124.3 124.4 124.4 124.4 125.1 125.1 125.2 125.2 125.2 125.8 126.3 127.3 127.4 128.2 128.2 128.2 128.5 128.6 128.9 128.9 130.0 130.0
  Education 159.5 165.5 169.0 154.5 154.5 154.5 154.5 154.5 163.0 163.0 163.0 163.0 163.0 163.0 163.0 163.0 163.0 163.0 163.0 163.0 167.3 167.3 167.3 167.3 167.3 167.3 167.3 167.3 167.3 167.3 167.3 167.3 170.2 170.2 170.2 170.2 170.2 170.2 170.2 170.2 170.2 170.2 170.2 170.2 176.7
  Restaurants and Miscellaneous Goods and Services 123.5 124.8 129.2 123.2 123.3 123.3 123.3 123.3 123.4 123.6 123.6 123.6 123.6 123.6 123.6 123.6 123.9 124.6 124.8 124.8 124.8 124.9 125.0 125.1 125.1 125.1 125.5 125.6 125.8 125.9 125.9 126.1 127.8 129.8 130.5 131.6 132.7 133.9 135.1 137.9 137.9 140.5 143.2
143.9
143.9
Inflation Rate 1.0 1.2 4.0 1.5 2.2 1.9 1.5 0.7 0.6 0.8 0.2 0.1 0.2 1.0 1.1 0.6 0.1 0.2 0.4 1.0 1.1 1.0 1.2 2.0 2.1 2.0 2.7 3.0 3.6 4.0 3.9 3.7 3.1 3.8 4.0 4.7 4.9 4.9 4.6 5.4 5.6 6.0 6.4 6.3 7.2
Purchasing Power of the Peso 0.76 0.75 0.72 0.76 0.76 0.76 0.76 0.76 0.76 0.76 0.76 0.76 0.76 0.76 0.76 0.76 0.76 0.76 0.76 0.75 0.75 0.75 0.75 0.75 0.74 0.74 0.74 0.74 0.73 0.73 0.73 0.73 0.73 0.72 0.72 0.71 0.71 0.71 0.70 0.70 0.69 0.69 0.68 0.68 0.68
   
AREAS OUTSIDE METRO MANILA (AOMM)  
All Items 144.6 147.4 151.7 144.1 144.1 144.0 144.3 144.3 144.4 144.5 144.7 144.5 144.7 145.4 145.8 146.3 145.8 145.9 146.2 146.7 147.4 147.6 147.6 147.9 148.2 149.2 149.6 150.2 150.5 150.7 151.0 151.1 151.3 151.4 151.8 152.3 152.7 153.4 153.9 155.5 156.8 157.5 158.2 158.5 159.2
  Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages 159.2 162.9 168.2 159.4 158.8 158.3 158.6 158.5 158.4 158.7 159.5 159.2 159.3 160.8 160.8 162.1 161.0 160.7 160.9 161.7 162.7 163.0 163.0 163.6 164.1 165.7 165.8 166.8 166.9 166.4 166.8 167.0 167.7 167.7 168.4 169.0 169.6 170.7 171.4 174.0 174.9 175.5 176.4 176.5 177.4
  Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco 187.7 198.9 210.8 184.7 185.7 186.4 186.7 187.0 187.3 187.7 187.8 187.9 188.5 190.6 192.4 194.2 195.6 196.5 197.2 198.0 198.6 198.9 199.6 200.1 200.4 203.3 204.6 205.4 207.0 208.4 208.9 209.5 210.1 210.8 211.6 212.3 213.5 215.1 217.3 230.6 243.7 252.4 254.6 256.2 257.6
  Clothing and Footwear 134.5 137.7 140.6 133.2 133.8 134.0 134.1 134.2 134.5 134.6 134.7 134.8 135.0 135.5 135.9 136.2 136.4 136.5 136.8 137.1 137.6 138.0 138.2 138.4 138.7 138.9 139.2 139.6 139.8 140.0 140.1 140.2 140.4 140.6 140.8 141.0 141.2 141.4 141.5 142.2 142.8 143.1 143.4 143.5 143.8
  Housing, Water, Electricity, Gas, and other Fuels 131.8 132.5 137.0 131.3 131.8 132.4 133.0 132.9 132.1 132.0 131.6 130.9 130.9 131.0 131.4 131.4 131.4 131.5 132.1 132.2 132.7 132.7 132.7 132.7 132.9 133.6 134.0 134.6 135.8 137.0 137.3 137.2 136.3 136.2 136.7 137.6 138.0 138.7 138.9 139.4 140.7 141.8 142.7 143.1 143.5
  Furnishing, Household Equipment and Routine Maintenance of the House 132.5 135.4 138.2 131.3 131.7 131.9 132.2 132.3 132.4 132.6 132.7 132.8 133.0 133.3 133.5 133.9 134.1 134.2 134.5 135.0 135.4 135.8 135.9 136.2 136.4 136.7 136.9 137.3 137.4 137.6 137.7 137.8 138.0 138.3 138.4 138.6 138.8 139.0 139.4 140.1 140.8 141.3 141.6 141.7 141.9
  Health 137.4 141.1 144.3 136.5 136.7 136.8 136.9 137.1 137.2 137.5 137.5 137.6 137.9 138.3 138.6 139.2 139.6 139.8 140.1 140.6 141.0 141.5 141.8 142.0 142.2 142.4 142.6 143.1 143.5 143.7 143.8 144.0 144.3 144.4 144.6 144.8 144.9 145.0 145.2 146.4 146.9 147.1 147.5 147.7 148.1
  Transport 130.9 131.6 134.8 129.1 130.1 130.8 130.8 131.2 131.5 131.3 130.7 130.8 131.2 131.1 132.5 131.2 130.0 131.0 131.2 131.7 131.7 131.5 131.1 131.4 131.6 132.0 135.0 134.1 133.6 134.3 135.3 135.2 134.7 134.1 134.5 135.4 134.8 135.3 135.8 136.3 137.2 137.2 137.7 138.1 138.4
  Communication 91.9 92.0 92.1 92.0 91.9 91.9 91.9 91.9 91.9 91.9 91.9 91.9 91.9 91.9 92.0 92.0 91.9 91.9 91.9 92.0 92.0 92.0 92.0 92.0 92.0 92.0 92.0 92.0 92.0 92.0 92.0 92.0 92.1 92.1 92.1 92.1 92.3 92.3 92.3 92.3 92.4 92.4 92.4 92.4 92.4
  Recreation and Culture 113.9 115.0 116.2 113.5 113.6 113.6 113.6 113.7 113.8 113.9 114.0 114.0 114.0 114.2 114.3 114.4 114.5 114.6 114.8 115.0 115.1 115.1 115.2 115.2 115.3 115.4 115.6 115.7 115.8 115.9 115.9 116.0 116.2 116.3 116.3 116.4 116.5 116.6 116.7 116.8 117.0 117.0 117.1 117.3 117.5
  Education 154.7 158.1 161.4 152.0 152.0 152.0 152.0 152.0 156.4 156.5 156.7 156.7 156.7 156.7 156.7 156.7 156.7 156.7 156.7 156.7 159.1 159.1 159.1 159.1 159.1 159.2 159.2 159.2 159.2 159.2 159.2 159.2 162.7 163.0 163.0 163.0 163.0 163.0 163.0 163.0 163.0 163.0 163.0 163.0 166.4
  Restaurants and Miscellaneous Goods and Services 133.1 136.4 138.6 132.2 132.4 132.5 132.6 132.7 132.9 133.1 133.2 133.3 133.7 134.3 134.5 134.6 134.9 135.5 135.8 136.0 136.6 136.8 137.1 137.2 137.4 137.5 137.7 137.9 138.1 138.2 138.3 138.4 138.5 138.7 138.8 138.9 139.1 139.2 139.3 139.7 141.1 141.5 141.8 142.3 142.6
Inflation Rate 1.5 1.9 2.9 2.7 2.6 2.6 2.3 1.8 1.4 0.8 0.8 0.4 0.5 1.1 1.5 1.5 1.2 1.3 1.3 1.7 2.1 2.1 2.0 2.4 2.4 2.6 2.6 2.7 3.2 3.3 3.3 3.0 2.6 2.6 2.8 3.0 3.0 2.8 2.9 3.5 4.2 4.5 4.8 4.9 5.2
Purchasing Power of the Peso 0.69 0.68 0.66 0.69 0.69 0.69 0.69 0.69 0.69 0.69 0.69 0.69 0.69 0.69 0.69 0.68 0.69 0.69 0.68 0.68 0.68 0.68 0.68 0.68 0.67 0.67 0.67 0.67 0.66 0.66 0.66 0.66 0.66 0.66 0.66 0.66 0.65 0.65 0.65 0.64 0.64 0.63 0.63 0.63 0.63
   
                                                                                           
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)