37.1  GENERAL RETAIL PRICE INDEX IN THE NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION                 37.1  GENERAL RETAIL PRICE INDEX IN THE NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION (CONT'D)        
               2012 = 100                                          2012 = 100                    
               for periods indicated                                          for periods indicated                    
       
  2018 2019 2020     2021  
                                                     
            Jan-Sep  
  All Items 111.2 113.0 114.4     All Items 116.4  
  Annual Percent Change 2.8 1.6 1.2     Annual Percent Change 1.9  
       
  Food 117.5 120.5 123.3     Food 125.5  
  Beverages, Spirits, and Tobacco 137.6 141.4 148.1     Beverages, Spirits, and Tobacco 159.0  
  Crude Materials, Inedible Except Fuels1 109.7 114.0 115.8     Crude Materials, Inedible Except Fuels1 117.7  
  Mineral Fuel Lubricants & Related Materials2 100.0 98.6 91.1     Mineral Fuel Lubricants & Related Materials2 100.5  
  Chemicals Including Animal & Vegetable Oils & Fats3 109.3 110.6 111.2     Chemicals Including Animal & Vegetable Oils & Fats3 111.9  
  Manufactured Goods  Classified Chiefly by Materials4 109.2 110.7 112.2     Manufactured Goods  Classified Chiefly by Materials4 113.2  
  Machinery & Transport Equipment5 101.3 102.0 102.1     Machinery & Transport Equipment5 102.3  
  Miscellaneous  Manufactured Articles 108.6 109.4 110.4     Miscellaneous  Manufactured Articles 110.6  
       
    2020       2021  
    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec       Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep  
       
  All Items 114.3 114.3 114.0 113.7 113.7 114.1 114.5 114.5 114.6 114.8 115.2 115.5     All Items 116.0 116.1 116.3 116.2 116.3 116.4 116.6 116.8 116.9  
  Annual Percent Change 1.7 1.5 1.1 0.7 0.6 1.3 1.5 1.4 1.2 1.2 1.4 1.2     Annual Percent Change 1.5 1.6 2.0 2.2 2.3 2.0 1.8 2.0 2.0  
       
  Food 122.5 122.6 122.6 122.9 122.8 122.9 123.2 123.3 123.5 123.8 124.5 124.7     Food 125.6 125.5 125.5 125.3 125.2 125.2 125.3 125.9 126.0  
  Beverages, Spirits, and Tobacco 144.7 145.4 145.4 145.5 145.6 146.0 149.3 149.5 150.1 151.2 154.0 156.2     Beverages, Spirits, and Tobacco 157.2 158.5 158.8 158.7 158.8 159.2 159.6 159.9 160.0  
  Crude Materials, Inedible Except Fuels1 114.5 115.1 115.3 115.7 115.7 116.0 116.0 116.2 116.2 116.4 116.5 116.5     Crude Materials, Inedible Except Fuels1 117.0 117.5 117.6 117.9 117.7 117.9 117.8 117.8 117.7  
  Mineral Fuel Lubricants & Related Materials2 100.7 97.5 91.4 82.0 83.1 89.7 92.6 92.3 90.4 90.1 90.3 92.5     Mineral Fuel Lubricants & Related Materials2 94.7 96.8 99.6 98.6 100.0 101.9 104.6 104.0 104.5  
  Chemicals Including Animal & Vegetable Oils & Fats3 111.4 111.7 110.9 110.9 111.0 111.0 111.1 111.1 111.2 111.3 111.3 111.4     Chemicals Including Animal & Vegetable Oils & Fats3 111.6 111.7 111.8 111.9 111.9 112.0 112.0 112.0 112.1  
  Manufactured Goods  Classified Chiefly by Materials4 111.5 111.9 112.0 112.0 112.1 112.1 112.2 112.3 112.4 112.5 112.6 112.6     Manufactured Goods  Classified Chiefly by Materials4 112.8 112.9 113.0 113.1 113.2 113.2 113.3 113.5 113.6  
  Machinery & Transport Equipment5 102.2 102.2 102.0 102.0 102.0 102.0 102.1 102.1 102.2 102.2 102.2 102.2     Machinery & Transport Equipment5 102.2 102.2 102.3 102.3 102.4 102.4 102.4 102.4 102.5  
  Miscellaneous  Manufactured Articles 110.1 110.2 110.3 110.3 110.3 110.3 110.4 110.4 110.4 110.5 110.5 110.5     Miscellaneous  Manufactured Articles 110.5 110.5 110.5 110.6 110.7 110.7 110.7 110.7 110.7  
                                                     
                               
  Source: Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)     Source: Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)