25 January 2012
The Retail Prices Index (RPI) is the main measure of inflation in Jersey. It measures the change from quarter to quarter in the price of the goods and services purchased by an average household in Jersey.
During the 12 months to December 2011 the All Items Retail Prices Index for Jersey increased by 5.0% to stand at 150.4 (June 2000 = 100)
RPI(X), the RPI excluding the costs of house purchases, increased by 5.1% during the 12 months to December 2011
RPI Pensioners and RPI Low Income increased by 5.0%, over the 12 months to December 2011; both rates of increase were lower than in the previous quarter, by 0.4 pp and 0.3 pp respectively
RPI(Y), the RPI excluding the costs of house purchase and the effect of indirect taxes (such as GST and impôts), increased by 3.7% during the 12 months to December 2011.
Download RPI report for December 2011 (size 711kb)