Table 17.1 :   CONSUMER PRICE INDEX, 2006- 2011
(Index - base: June 2004=100)
Major Groups - Maldives               Percentage change over previous year
  Base weights 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 * 2011 2007 2008 2009 2010 * 2011
Food and beverages including fish 33.3 108.2 125.5 147.8 150.0      157.9      188.8 16.0 17.8 1.5 5.2 19.6
Food and beverages excluding fish 28.8 111.6 123.5 147.2 153.0      160.7      180.7 10.7 19.2 3.9 5.1 12.4
Fish Index 4.6 86.7 137.8 151.8 131.5      140.7      239.9 58.9 10.1 -13.3 7.0 70.5
Tobacco  2.8 109.0 111.6 117.7 115.3      113.5      145.2 2.3 5.6 -2.1 -1.5 27.9
Clothing and footwear 6.0 101.8 105.8 109.0 112.2      114.8      128.4 3.9 3.0 3.0 2.3 11.9
Housing, water, electricity, gas and fuel 19.5 109.2 113.8 126.9 136.5      145.7      150.4 4.2 11.5 7.6 6.7 3.2
  Actual rentals from housing 7.2 108.7 113.2 125.8 143.8      153.0      161.1 4.2 11.1 14.3 6.4 5.3
Furnishing,  household equipment & routine maintenance  5.3 108.2 114.3 123.1 135.0      143.6      157.1 5.6 7.7 9.6 6.4 9.4
Health 5.4 111.2 119.3 139.4 142.9      155.8      170.0 7.2 16.8 2.5 9.0 9.1
Transport  5.1 120.8 124.2 148.8 149.5      154.8      175.5 2.8 19.8 0.5 3.6 13.4
Communication 5.8 74.7 68.1 66.2 65.9        66.0        66.0 -8.9 -2.8 -0.5 0.1 0.0
Recreation and culture 4.9 95.0 93.6 90.8 94.0        98.7      101.1 -1.5 -3.0 3.5 5.0 2.4
Education 3.1 103.1 107.5 109.1 135.0      144.7      167.2 4.3 1.5 23.7 7.2 15.5
Hotels, cafés and restaurants 0.8 102.1 119.2 137.8 141.3      145.9      168.7 16.7 15.6 2.6 3.2 15.6
Miscellaneous goods and services 7.9 100.9 105.2 110.1 116.6      122.5      133.0 4.3 4.6 6.0 5.0 8.6
Religious activity 0.1 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0      100.0      100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Total 100.0 105.4 113.2 127.0 132.1      140.8      158.9 7.4 12.3 4.0 6.6 12.8
Index excluding fish 95.4 106.3 112.0 125.8 132.1      140.8      155.0 5.4 12.4 5.0 6.6 10.1
Table 17.1  ( continued )                         
Major Groups - Male'               Percentage change over previous year
  Base weights 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Food and beverages including fish 13.4 109.0 126.6 150.8 151.6 162.9 195.4 16.2 19.1 0.5 7.5 19.9
Food and beverages excluding fish 11.0 113.1 124.9 151.5 156.0 167.5 188.6 10.4 21.3 2.9 7.4 12.6
Fish Index 2.4 90.2 134.6 147.5 131.7 141.9 226.0 49.2 9.6 -10.7 7.7 59.3
Tobacco  0.9 108.3 109.6 113.4 111.3 111.0 141.2 1.2 3.4 -1.8 -0.3 27.2
Clothing and footwear 2.5 104.7 103.2 105.9 109.3 112.5 127.0 -1.4 2.6 3.2 3.0 12.9
Housing, water, electricity, gas and fuel 12.3 105.6 109.6 121.7 131.2 141.1 145.2 3.8 11.0 7.8 7.6 2.9
  Actual rentals from housing 7.2 108.7 113.2 125.8 143.8 153.0 159.9 4.2 11.1 14.3 6.4 4.5
Furnishing,  household equipment & routine maintenance  2.9 107.1 112.6 116.7 129.4 137.2 142.9 5.1 3.6 10.9 6.0 4.2
Health 2.8 112.7 123.0 147.8 151.2 158.2 174.9 9.2 20.2 2.3 4.7 10.6
Transport  2.9 119.8 125.5 152.1 153.6 158.7 180.5 4.7 21.1 1.0 3.3 13.7
Communication 3.8 70.6 64.1 61.8 61.3 61.5 61.6 -9.2 -3.6 -0.7 0.2 0.2
Recreation and culture 2.1 88.6 90.2 84.1 88.3 93.4 91.4 1.8 -6.8 5.0 5.7 -2.1
Education 1.5 106.7 109.2 111.2 150.2 164.4 194.5 2.3 1.8 35.1 9.4 18.3
Hotels, cafés and restaurants 0.8 102.1 119.2 137.8 141.3 145.9 168.7 16.7 15.6 2.6 3.2 15.6
Miscellaneous goods and services 3.0 101.3 103.7 110.2 118.1 123.9 133.1 2.3 6.3 7.1 4.9 7.4
Religious activity 0.1 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Total 48.9 104.1 111.2 124.6 130.2 138.2 153.8 6.8 12.0 4.5 6.1 11.3
Index excluding fish 46.5 104.8 110.0 123.4 130.1 138.0 150.0 4.9 12.2 5.5 6.1 8.7
                         
Table 17.1  ( continued )                         
Major Groups - Atolls               Percentage change over previous year
  Base weights 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 * 2011 2007 2008 2009 2010 * 2011
Food and beverages including fish 19.9 107.7 124.8 145.8 148.9 155.1 185.1 15.9 16.8 2.1 4.2 19.3
Food and beverages excluding fish 17.8 110.7 122.8 144.4 151.0 157.0 176.6 10.9 17.6 4.5 4.0 12.5
Fish Index 2.1 82.7 141.3 156.6 131.3 139.4 255.4 70.8 10.8 -16.2 6.1 83.3
Tobacco  1.8 109.4 112.5 120.0 117.3 114.8 147.3 2.9 6.6 -2.2 -2.2 28.3
Clothing and footwear 3.5 99.8 108.0 111.3 117.2 118.4 129.7 8.2 3.0 5.3 1.0 9.5
Housing, water, electricity, gas and fuel 7.2 115.5 121.1 136.7 146.1 154.6 157.3 4.8 12.9 6.9 5.8 1.7
Furnishing,  household equipment & routine maintenance  2.4 109.3 116.7 132.3 143.2 148.9 160.9 6.8 13.4 8.2 4.0 8.1
Health 2.7 108.3 110.3 124.7 128.8 169.3 185.0 1.8 13.1 3.3 31.4 9.3
Transport  2.1 122.1 122.1 144.0 144.5 150.2 170.4 0.0 18.0 0.3 3.9 13.5
Communication 2.0 82.7 75.8 74.7 74.7 74.7 74.4 -8.3 -1.5 0.0 0.0 -0.3
Recreation and culture 2.8 99.8 96.3 96.0 91.7 93.2 97.9 -3.5 -0.3 -4.5 1.6 5.1
Education 1.6 99.7 105.4 107.3 116.0 119.9 123.0 5.6 1.8 8.1 3.4 2.5
Hotels, cafés and restaurants - - - - -     - - - - -
Miscellaneous goods and services 5.0 100.6 106.0 109.8 115.5 121.4 132.5 5.4 3.6 5.2 5.0 9.2
Religious activity - - - - -     - - - - -
Total 51.1 106.6 115.1 129.4 133.9 143.3 163.8 7.9 12.5 3.5 7.0 14.3
Index excluding fish 49.0 107.7 113.9 128.2 134.0 143.5 159.8 5.8 12.5 4.5 7.1 11.3
Source:  Department of National Planning                           
Note: * Revised figure