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Inflation

Key Points

Consumer Prices Index Decreases (CPI)

  • Inflation as measured by the Consumer Price Index stood at 2.2% for the 12 months to May 2018

  • Unlike in previous months, Transport was not the greatest contributor to this month's rate of inflation, with the categories of Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels having made the biggest driver of inflation, particularly in relation to heating oil and also rent, both public and private sector

  • Furniture, household equipment and maintenance was the second biggest contributor, due to increasing costs in various household accessories and furnishings

  • The cost of food however saw a slightly drop in prices over the 12 months to May along with Miscellaneous Good and Services, which includes cosmetics and toiletries

The figures are published monthly by the Economic Affairs Division of the Isle of Man Cabinet Office. Full details with further breakdowns are available in the downloadable document, which is updated monthly.

Provisional Release Dates for the Isle of Man Inflation Report

Official StatisticRelease Date 2018/19
January 2018  2  February 2018
February 2018 2  March 2018
March 2018 6 April 2018
April 2018 8 May 2018
May 2018 18 June 2018
June 2018 9 July 2018
July 2018 13 August 2018
August 2018 10 September 2018
September 2018 15 October 2018
October 2018 12  November 2018
November 2018 10 December 2018
December 2018 14 January 2019
Economic Affairs Division

Cabinet Office

Government Offices

Bucks Road

Douglas

IM1 3PN.

Telephone:+44 1624 685752

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