Consumer Price Index CPI in South Africa increased to 122.60 points in September from 122.30 points in August of 2021. source: Statistics South Africa

Consumer Price Index CPI in South Africa averaged 32.87 points from 1960 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 122.60 points in September of 2021 and a record low of 1.20 points in February of 1960. This page provides the latest reported value for - South Africa Consumer Price Index (CPI) - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. South Africa Consumer Price Index (CPI) - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on October of 2021.

Consumer Price Index CPI in South Africa is expected to be 123.17 points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the South Africa Consumer Price Index (CPI) is projected to trend around 128.34 points in 2022 and 134.11 points in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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South Africa Consumer Price Index (CPI)

South Africa Last Unit Reference Previous Highest Lowest
Inflation Rate 5.00 percent Sep/21 4.90 20.70 0.20
Inflation Rate Mom 0.20 percent Sep/21 0.40 6.70 -0.70
Consumer Price Index CPI 122.60 points Sep/21 122.30 122.60 1.20
Core Inflation Rate 3.20 percent Sep/21 3.10 8.30 2.50
Core Consumer Prices 119.90 points Sep/21 119.60 119.90 63.30
Producer Prices 106.20 points Aug/21 105.40 219.40 4.10
Producer Prices Change 7.20 percent Aug/21 7.10 8.70 0.30
Food Inflation 6.60 percent Sep/21 6.90 15.60 0.60
CPI Transportation 127.10 points Sep/21 126.50 127.10 81.70
CPI Housing Utilities 122.60 points Sep/21 122.20 122.60 56.80

South Africa Consumer Price Index (CPI)
In South Africa, the Consumer Price Index or CPI measures changes in the prices paid by consumers for a basket of goods and services.