PRICES                                      
Consumer Price Index (CPI), June 2004 = 100 1990         1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Total National CPI                             100.05 101.86 105.39 113.16 127.03
% change in CPI ( Inflation Rate) - National                               1.3 3.5 7.4 12.3
Total Male' CPI 48.80         85.69 91.04 97.94 96.56 99.41 98.25 98.91 103.04 101.74 100.03 101.33 104.10 111.18 124.56
% change in CPI ( Inflation Rate) - Male' 3.6         5.5 6.2 7.6 -1.4 3.0 -1.2 0.7 4.2 -1.3 -1.7 1.3 2.7 6.8 12.0
                                       
Price of Fuel Oil / Liter (Rf)                                      
For Fisherman 3.39         2.80 3.10 3.23 3.20 3.30 4.17 4.71 5.00 4.68 5.18 6.79 8.72 9.0 14.8
Open Market Rate 3.18         2.71 3.02 3.27 2.89 2.73 3.94 4.17 4.10 4.34 5.14 6.84 8.49 8.74 13.42
*1990-2003 is a linked series for 1995 and 2004 base