Consumer Price Index increases (CPI)
- The annual rate of inflation as measured by CPI increased slightly to 2.6% in January 2019, up from 2.5% in December 2018.
- Inflation as measured by the Consumer Price Index stood at 2.6% for the 12 months to January 2019.
- Transport costs continue to be the main driver of inflation, due to both air and sea fares whilst petrol and diesel prices are now slightly lower than they were 12 months ago. Housing costs are another driving factor of inflation, rent (both public and private) and heating oil, which is falling month on month but remains higher than 12 months ago.
- The cost of leisure activities and education, which includes nursery fees, private education and courses at University College Isle of Man, have also increased compared with 12 months ago.
- However the cost of food and non-alcoholic drinks remains lower than it did 12 months ago for many items in the basket.
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 Statistic||Release Date 2019/20|
|Inflation Report January 2019||11 February 2019|
|Inflation Report February 2019||11 March 2019|
|Inflation Report March 2019||15 April 2019|
|Inflation Report April 2019||13 May 2019|
|Inflation Report May 2019||10 June 2019|
|Inflation Report June 2019||15 July 2019|
|Inflation Report July 2019||12 August 2019|
|Inflation Report August 2019||9 September 2019|
|Inflation Report September 2019||14 October 2019|
|Inflation Report October 2019||11 November 2019|
|Inflation Report November 2019||9 December 2019|
|Inflation Report December 2019||20 January 2020|
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