National Statistics

Guide to changes to consumer price inflation statistics in March 2017

This article explains upcoming changes to consumer price inflation statistics that will take effect on 21 March, centring around CPIH becoming the focus of our commentary. It provides a summary, along with further detail on methodological improvements and changes to the content and structure of the Consumer Price Inflation statistical bulletin and associated datasets. The article coincides with publication of a complete revised historical series for CPIH.