Table  17.2 :   CONSUMER PRICE INDEX, BY MONTH,  2006 -  2008
(Index - base: June 2004=100)
Table 17.2  ( continued )                          ( ELugiaWairuk ) 17.2 clwvWt
Table 17.2  ( continued )                          ( ELugiaWairuk ) 17.2 clwvWt      
  Monthly CPI,  2006                          
Major Groups          
Maldives
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan - Dec      
Food, beverages and tobacco products excluding fish 104.19 104.36 107.94 108.35 107.93 110.27 108.04 106.98 112.19 108.84 108.32 111.02 108.20
Fish Index 67.23 67.71 86.40 90.48 83.12 100.20 87.41 89.89 117.56 85.11 78.75 86.61 86.71
Tobacco and narcotics 107.32 106.62 107.50 107.91 109.60 109.40 109.11 108.78 110.03 110.39 110.33 111.53 109.04
Clothing and footwear 100.28 101.94 102.21 102.54 101.69 101.73 100.60 100.76 101.51 102.21 102.65 103.47 101.80
Housing, water, electricity, gas and fuel 107.92 107.62 108.31 108.29 108.37 108.36 109.64 109.43 111.03 110.81 110.85 110.74 109.28
Furnishing,  household equipment & routine maintenance of 106.41 107.44 106.66 106.15 107.49 107.80 107.96 107.09 106.64 108.92 110.59 114.95 108.17
Health 102.90  110.72 110.63 110.62 110.76 110.83 110.77 110.81 114.16 114.11 114.21 114.29 111.23
Transport  119.33  119.61 119.37 117.79 117.86 120.38 120.94 123.54 121.84 123.75 121.87 123.29 120.80
Communication 76.18    76.18 76.18 76.60 76.70 74.77 74.77 74.77 74.77 71.24 73.79 70.60 74.71
Recreation and culture 94.61    94.49 94.31 94.20 94.18 93.35 93.30 96.39 96.42 96.02 95.67 96.62 94.96
Education     103.12   102.88    102.60 102.88 101.5 101.5 102.6 102.6 105.8 103.89 103.9 104.2 103.12
Hotels, cafés and restaurants     101.01   102.92    103.42 100.56 100.1 100.1 100.1 100.1 100.1 105.58 105.6 105.6 102.08
Miscellaneous goods and services 100.37 100.14 100.35 99.96 100.56 100.64 100.50 100.29 101.15 101.96 102.56 102.13 100.88
Religious activity 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00
Total 103.16 103.62 104.93 104.98 104.92 105.72 105.08 104.99 107.34 106.29 106.43 107.21 105.39
Index excluding fish 104.88 105.34 105.82 105.68 105.97 105.99 105.92 105.71 106.85 107.30 107.57 108.19 106.27      
Table 17.2  ( continued )                                 
  Monthly CPI, 2006                    
Major Groups          
Male'
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan - Dec      
Food, beverages and tobacco products excluding fish 104.26 104.10 107.67 108.63 108.44 110.53 108.15 107.58 113.59 110.56 110.81 113.75 109.01
Fish Index 74.28 73.66 89.79 92.06 86.50 100.97 90.40 93.29 115.22 90.50 84.54 91.53 90.23
Tobacco and narcotics 108.13 106.64 107.52 108.70 109.15 108.47 108.60 108.21 108.08 108.31 108.41 109.76 108.33
Clothing and footwear 102.77 106.47 106.66 106.64 105.20 103.90 102.17 102.21 102.85 106.47 106.13 105.16 104.72
Housing, water, electricity, gas and fuel 105.29 104.68 104.93 104.96 104.96 104.97 105.62 106.03 106.38 105.93 106.39 106.42 105.55
Furnishing,  household equipment & routine maintenance of 105.16 106.80 105.15 104.28 106.81 107.48 106.99 105.26 103.74 108.54 110.36 114.95 107.13
Health 99.91 112.12 111.94 111.94 112.24 112.39 112.26 112.34 116.86 116.76 116.96 116.56 112.69
Transport  119.65 120.09 119.65 116.91 116.96 119.32 120.13 120.38 121.16 121.32 121.31 121.25 119.84
Communication 71.65 71.75 71.75 72.53 72.53 70.57 70.57 70.57 70.57 67.74 69.66 67.50 70.62
Recreation and culture 86.91 87.64 86.81 86.72 86.57 84.83 84.79 91.98 93.84 92.89 90.55 89.84 88.61
Education 105.76 105.27 105.71 105.27 105.3 105.3 107.7 107.7 110.1 107.7 107.7 107.7 106.76
Hotels, cafés and restaurants 101.01 102.92 103.42 100.56 100.1 100.1 100.1 100.1 100.1 105.58 105.6 105.6 102.08
Miscellaneous goods and services 100.92 100.06 100.75 99.93 100.95 100.91 100.95 100.89 102.37 101.67 103.08 103.57 101.34
Religious activity 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00
Total 101.73 102.54 103.44 103.48 103.58 104.04 103.55 103.71 105.94 105.17 105.59 106.45 104.10
Index excluding fish 103.16 104.04 104.15 104.08 104.47 104.20 104.24 104.26 105.45 105.93 106.69 107.23 104.83      
Table 17.2  ( continued )                               
  Monthly CPI , 2006                    
Major Groups          
Atolls
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan - Dec      
Food, beverages and tobacco products excluding fish 104.17 104.53 108.12 108.24 107.61 110.23 108.02 106.46 106.46 107.84 106.73 108.88 107.27
Fish Index 59.26 61.00 82.57 88.70 79.31 99.33 84.04 86.06 86.06 79.03 72.21 81.05 79.89
Tobacco and narcotics 106.91 106.61 107.48 107.50 109.83 109.87 109.37 109.07 109.07 111.45 111.31 112.43 109.24
Clothing and footwear 98.55 98.78 99.11 99.69 99.24 100.23 99.51 99.74 99.74 99.24 100.38 102.78 99.75
Housing, water, electricity, gas and fuel 112.42 112.36 114.11 113.98 114.20 114.18 114.91 115.26 115.26 119.18 118.56 118.18 115.22
Furnishing,  household equipment & routine maintenance of 107.87 108.18 108.41 108.32 108.28 108.18 109.08 109.21 109.21 109.36 110.86 113.42 109.20
Health 108.27 108.27 108.27 108.27 108.23 108.22 108.23 108.24 108.24 108.40 108.40 108.40 108.29
Transport  118.89 118.96 118.98 118.98 119.08 121.82 122.05 127.85 127.85 127.06 122.64 126.08 122.52
Communication 84.77 84.77 84.77 84.77 84.77 82.89 82.89 82.89 82.89 78.03 81.78 76.63 82.65
Recreation and culture 100.29 99.60 99.84 99.71 99.78 92.62 99.59 99.67 98.31 98.31 100.00 102.64 99.20
Education 100.67 100.67 100.12 100.67 97.95 97.95 97.95 97.95 101.9 100.37 100.4 100.2 99.73
Hotels, cafés and restaurants - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Miscellaneous goods and services 100.04 100.20 100.11 99.97 100.33 100.48 100.23 99.94 100.41 102.14 102.20 101.27 100.61
Religaion activity - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 104.53 104.66 106.36 106.42 106.21 107.34 106.54 106.21 108.68 107.36 107.22 107.93 106.62
Index excluding fish 106.51 106.57 107.40 107.20 107.39 107.69 107.53 107.09 108.18 108.60 108.76 109.11 107.67      
Table 17.2  ( continued )                               
  Monthly CPI ,2007                    
Major Groups          
Maldives
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan - Dec      
Food, beverages and tobacco products excluding fish 116.52 114.74 114.48 116.28 120.53 120.55 121.25 132.34 133.35 138.64 140.20 136.99 125.49
Fish Index 101.44 105.12 86.29 112.73 129.25 131.37 122.18 188.82 177.37 193.56 151.89 153.70 137.81
Tobacco and narcotics 112.98 110.65 110.02 109.32 111.49 111.50 111.70 111.47 111.82 111.60 112.82 113.28 111.55
Clothing and footwear 103.20 103.09 104.50 103.77 106.70 103.61 103.99 107.10 107.60 108.74 108.76 108.48 105.80
Housing, water, electricity, gas and fuel 112.20 112.40 113.12 112.13 112.17 112.43 113.54 113.17 114.56 115.50 116.85 117.51 113.80
Furnishing,  household equipment & routine maintenance of 114.82 116.19 114.03 113.33 114.45 114.53 111.90 112.68 113.57 115.41 114.90 115.53 114.28
Health 117.59 118.67 118.48 119.29 119.42 119.38 119.84 119.73 119.70 119.70 119.72 119.73 119.27
Transport  120.86 120.75 123.33 122.27 124.34 123.15 124.21 126.05 124.24 124.26 124.32 132.41 124.18
Communication 71.98 72.56 71.33 67.76 67.76 67.76 66.37 66.37 66.33 66.33 66.33 66.33 68.10
Recreation and culture 95.76 93.53 93.11 92.87 93.93 92.83 94.69 93.30 93.22 93.38 92.92 93.14 93.56
Education 110.24 111.51 110.24 106.81 106.8 105.4 106.5 106.5 106.5 106.81 106.5 106.5 107.55
Hotels, cafés and restaurants 119.76 119.76 119.76 119.76 117.8 117.8 119.2 119.2 119.2 119.23 119.2 119.2 119.16
Miscellaneous goods and services 102.77 102.56 103.61 104.45 104.95 105.65 108.05 108.73 105.71 105.56 105.23 105.58 105.24
Religious activity 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00
Total 109.75 109.26 109.17 109.23 111.31 111.10 111.63 115.48 115.92 118.01 118.76 118.30 113.16
Index excluding fish 110.15 109.46 110.27 109.06 110.46 110.13 111.13 111.97 112.99 114.40 117.18 116.60 111.98      
Table 17.2  ( continued )                               
  Monthly CPI ,2007                    
Major Groups          
Male'
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan - Dec      
Food, beverages and tobacco products excluding fish 108.64 114.75 106.90 117.25 122.97 122.91 123.31 134.33 135.81 138.35 140.36 138.56 125.35
Fish Index 118.89 105.95 91.67 113.49 127.71 129.00 123.42 174.54 168.41 177.21 148.19 150.28 135.73
Tobacco and narcotics 109.95 108.50 108.09 108.47 109.40 109.08 109.79 110.20 110.49 108.80 110.03 111.95 109.56
Clothing and footwear 102.38 102.82 103.54 103.35 103.64 103.59 101.13 102.60 102.90 104.20 104.20 104.20 103.21
Housing, water, electricity, gas and fuel 107.67 107.76 107.96 107.91 107.70 108.64 109.59 109.54 110.64 111.66 112.37 113.59 109.59
Furnishing,  household equipment & routine maintenance of 114.72 116.07 112.14 112.17 112.01 112.05 110.98 111.39 111.62 112.26 112.62 113.17 112.60
Health 121.24 123.08 122.85 122.70 122.85 122.85 123.74 123.54 123.36 123.36 123.36 123.36 123.02
Transport  121.69 121.81 123.56 123.56 125.91 125.91 125.62 127.92 125.68 125.70 125.38 133.28 125.50
Communication 69.58 70.27 68.40 62.99 92.99 92.99 62.08 62.08 62.03 62.03 62.03 62.03 69.13
Recreation and culture 90.47 89.77 89.73 89.92 90.03 90.09 90.70 90.41 90.42 90.48 90.21 90.67 90.24
Education 109.09 109.09 109.09   109.60 109.1 109.1 109.1 109.1 109.1   109.60 109.1 109.1 109.18
Hotels, cafés and restaurants 119.76 119.76 119.76 119.76 117.8 117.8 119.2 119.2 119.2 119.23 119.2 119.2 119.16
Miscellaneous goods and services 101.42 101.31 103.40 103.68 102.05 103.09 105.76 105.64 105.62 104.24 104.33 103.73 103.69
Religious activity 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00
Total 108.64 107.73 106.90 107.93 109.47 109.75 110.10 113.32 113.89 114.86 115.60 115.91 111.18
Index excluding fish 108.83 107.82 107.69 107.64 108.53 108.75 109.41 110.13 111.05 111.62 113.90 114.12 109.96      
Table 17.2  ( continued )                               
  Monthly CPI, 2007                    
Major Groups          
Atolls
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan - Dec      
Food, beverages and tobacco products excluding fish 114.68 114.98 115.90 116.00 119.40 119.20 120.04 130.99 131.75 138.65 139.97 135.68 125.69
Fish Index 97.32 104.18 80.22 111..87 131.00 134.04 120.77 204.93 187.41 212.05 155.23 156.78 148.66
Tobacco and narcotics 114.52 111.75 111.01 109.75 112.56 112.73 112.68 112.12 112.49 112.51 114.24 113.96 112.35
Clothing and footwear 104.34 104.89 106.58 106.24 107.40 103.40 105.07 110.35 111.39 112.42 112.45 111.96 108.38
Housing, water, electricity, gas and fuel 120.02 120.42 122.34 119.40 119.93 119.00 120.88 119.38 121.27 122.08 124.53 124.24 121.22
Furnishing,  household equipment & routine maintenance of 113.87 116.80 117.02 114.84 117.62 119.29 114.13 116.18 118.75 119.36 116.18 116.44 116.96
Health 108.38 108.39 108.38 110.79 110.91 110.81 110.85 110.83 110.95 110.97 111.01 111.02 110.45
Transport  119.73 119.29 123.01 120.51 122.20 119.39 112.29 120.38 122.28 122.30 122.34 131.23 121.38
Communication 76.63 77.00 77.00 77.00 77.00 77.00 74.67 74.67 74.67 74.67 74.67 74.67 75.73
Recreation and culture 99.53 96.42 95.74 95.29 98.04 95.48 97.89 95.63 95.33 95.58 95.10 95.06 95.96
Education 110.45 115.11 110.45 103.33 104 100.9 103.3 103.3 103.3 103.33 103.3 103.3 104.89
Hotels, cafés and restaurants - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Miscellaneous goods and services 103.53 102.97 103.37 104.65 106.52 107.12 109.36 110.52 105.71 106.18 105.72 106.52 106.24
Religaion activity - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 110.81 110.73 111.36 110.46 133.08 112.39 113.09 117.54 117.88 121.03 121.78 120.58 116.73
Index excluding fish 111.40 111.01 112.72 110.40 112.29 111.45 112.75 113.71 114.83 117.04 120.32 118.99 113.91      
 
  Monthly CPI ,2008                    
Major Groups          
Maldives
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan - Dec      
Food, beverages and tobacco products excluding fish 132.85 138.50 141.78 145.96 148.33 148.15 155.32 160.74 155.39 151.71 145.07 150.22 147.84
Fish Index 101.30 136.37 149.84 166.31 155.35 145.09 186.07 224.27 172.74 146.22 101.92 135.77 151.77
Tobacco and narcotics 115.33 116.89 117.51 118.43 118.18 118.01 117.91 117.94 118.17 118.35 118.24 117.99 117.75
Clothing and footwear 109.44 109.15 109.36 109.37 109.07 109.01 109.11 109.30 109.39 109.65 107.49 107.50 108.99
Housing, water, electricity, gas and fuel 120.40 121.49 122.29 123.77 125.65 127.49 129.53 129.77 130.02 130.93 131.01 130.92 126.94
Furnishing,  household equipment & routine maintenance of 121.35 121.33 121.06 120.82 122.14 125.35 124.56 123.43 123.91 124.11 124.34 124.77 123.10
Health 137.97 138.09 138.32 138.32 138.41 140.03 140.14 140.09 140.09 140.16 140.37 140.34 139.36
Transport  138.96 139.92 142.28 142.30 143.77 157.86 154.90 154.89 154.82 154.71 151.03 149.67 148.76
Communication 66.33 66.33 66.33 66.09 66.09 66.33 66.09 66.09 66.09 66.09 66.09 66.09 66.17
Recreation and culture 90.29 90.76 91.21 91.19 91.52 91.04 91.18 90.30 90.40 91.44 90.33 89.82 90.79
Education 108.22 108.22 109.43 109.43 109.43 109.43 109.43 109.43 109.43 109.05 109.05 109.05 109.13
Hotels, cafés and restaurants 132.55 133.01 133.01 133.01 137.92 140.56 140.56 140.56 140.56 140.56 140.56 140.56 137.79
Miscellaneous goods and services 106.53 106.97 108.42 109.21 110.01 110.67 110.75 110.90 111.89 111.17 111.82 112.28 110.05
Religious activity 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00
Total 119.01 121.43 123.31 124.95 126.25 128.31 130.89 132.66 131.11 129.90 127.45 129.10 127.03
Index excluding fish 119.86 120.72 122.05 122.98 124.86 127.51 128.25 128.28 129.12 129.12 128.67 128.78 125.85      
Table 17.2  ( continued )                               
  Monthly CPI , 2008                    
Major Groups          
Male'
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan - Dec      
Food, beverages and tobacco products excluding fish 133.30 137.38 140.91 149.71 154.63 151.30 160.74 166.03 159.92 155.34 148.54 151.67 150.79
Fish Index 103.06 130.25 140.77 158.17 153.56 144.24 176.98 208.42 167.54 145.31 109.95 131.37 147.47
Tobacco and narcotics 112.06 111.65 111.87 114.20 114.08 114.33 114.06 113.86 114.10 114.10 113.70 112.70 113.39
Clothing and footwear 105.87 105.87 105.87 105.87 105.87 105.75 105.75 105.74 105.74 105.75 106.33 106.33 105.90
Housing, water, electricity, gas and fuel 117.29 118.31 118.63 119.16 119.99 121.28 123.09 123.33 123.69 124.38 125.19 125.60 113.39
Furnishing,  household equipment & routine maintenance of 115.66 115.41 116.44 115.79 116.18 118.07 117.05 114.84 117.15 117.25 118.08 118.11 105.90
Health 147.24 147.42 147.94 147.94 147.94 147.94 148.03 147.91 147.91 147.91 147.93 147.93 121.66
Transport  144.00 144.00 145.08 145.13 145.39 164.05 156.61 156.57 156.48 156.32 155.56 155.56 152.06
Communication 62.03 62.03 62.03 61.67 61.67 62.03 61.67 61.67 61.67 61.67 61.67 61.67 61.79
Recreation and culture 84.39 84.26 84.45 84.55 84.90 83.88 83.98 83.54 83.75 83.93 83.96 83.92 84.13
Education 111.18 111.18 111.18 111.18 111.18 111.18 111.18 111.18 111.18 111.18 111.18 111.18 111.18
Hotels, cafés and restaurants 132.55 133.01 133.01 133.01 137.92 140.56 140.56 140.56 140.56 140.56 140.56 140.56 137.79
Miscellaneous goods and services 106.61 106.93 108.00 109.27 109.76 110.62 110.01 110.51 113.09 112.50 112.90 112.50 110.22
Religious activity 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00 100.00
Total 117.80 119.19 120.46 123.07 124.78 125.50 127.97 129.35 128.07 126.95 125.35 126.27 124.56
Index excluding fish 118.57 118.61 119.41 121.24 123.28 124.52 125.42 125.23 126.01 126.00 126.15 126.01 123.37      
Table 17.2  ( continued )                               
  Monthly CPI, 2008                    
Major Groups          
Atolls
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan - Dec      
Food, beverages and tobacco products excluding fish 132.36 139.40 142.58 143.38 143.76 145.84 151.49 156.96 152.27 149.21 142.61 149.20 145.75
Fish Index 99.31 143.28 160.07 175.50 157.37 146.05 196.33 242.16 178.60 147.25 92.86 140.74 156.63
Tobacco and narcotics 117.00 119.57 120.39 120.59 120.28 119.89 119.87 120.02 120.25 120.53 120.56 120.70 119.97
Clothing and footwear 112.42 111.59 111.94 111.96 111.44 111.43 111.61 111.93 112.08 112.52 108.21 108.29 111.29
Housing, water, electricity, gas and fuel 125.93 127.01 128.39 131.59 136.38 139.09 141.57 141.82 141.88 143.30 142.06 141.50 136.71
Furnishing,  household equipment & routine maintenance of 125.75 125.99 124.51 124.80 129.11 137.02 136.34 136.59 136.69 136.96 136.43 137.62 132.32
Health 119.37 119.46 119.46 119.46 119.46 128.17 128.32 128.32 128.32 128.45 128.87 128.81 124.71
Transport  132.09 133.26 138.25 138.22 141.29 149.22 152.38 152.40 152.40 152.44 144.79 141.56 144.03
Communication 74.67 74.67 74.67 74.67 74.67 74.67 74.67 74.67 74.67 74.67 74.67 74.67 74.67
Recreation and culture 95.14 96.25 96.53 96.41 96.66 96.63 96.91 95.74 95.74 96.87 95.30 94.18 96.03
Education 105.49 105.49 107.85 107.85 107.85 107.85 107.85 107.85 107.85 107.11 107.11 107.11 107.27
Hotels, cafés and restaurants - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Miscellaneous goods and services 106.24 106.85 108.72 109.07 109.97 110.48 111.08 111.01 111.06 110.29 111.09 111.98 109.82
Religaion activity - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 120.17 123.58 126.04 126.76 127.65 131.00 133.69 135.82 134.02 132.72 129.46 131.81 129.39
Index excluding fish 121.08 122.72 124.55 124.62 126.35 130.34 130.94 131.17 132.07 132.09 131.06 131.42 128.20      
Source:  Department of National Planning