This table shows the Monthly All-Items Consumer Price Index (CPI-U) and Annual Inflation Rates for Canada in 2012. You can find upcoming CPI release dates on our schedule page. These numbers are released by Statistics Canada.
|Month||CPI||Monthly Inflation Rate||Yearly Inflation Rate|
|January 2012||120.7||0.42 %||2.46 %|
|February 2012||121.2||0.41 %||2.62 %|
|March 2012||121.7||0.41 %||1.93 %|
|April 2012||122.2||0.41 %||2.00 %|
|May 2012||122.1||-0.08 %||1.24 %|
|June 2012||121.6||-0.41 %||1.50 %|
|July 2012||121.5||-0.08 %||1.25 %|
|August 2012||121.8||0.25 %||1.25 %|
|September 2012||122.0||0.16 %||1.16 %|
|October 2012||122.2||0.16 %||1.16 %|
|November 2012||121.9||-0.25 %||0.83 %|
|December 2012||121.2||-0.57 %||0.83 %|
What is the relation between CPI and Inflation Rate?
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) is used to measure Inflation rates. The formula is as follows:
CPI2 = Consumer Price Index of the second period
CPI1 = Consumer Price Index of the initial period
Notice an error in these tables?
We do our best to ensure the data is accurate and up to date. However, if one of these numbers seem wrong, please contact us and we will fix it as quickly as possible. Keep in mind that we extract the Consumer Price Index and Inflation Rates on a monthly basis from Statistics Canada’s databases.