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Summary Inflation Report Consumer Price Index in Caraga (2012=100): September 2020

Caraga’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) for all items in September 2020 registered a higher index of 123.2 from 119.4 in September of the previous year. All of the commodity groups showed an increasing index during the reference month compared last year. Similarly, September 2020 CPI (all items) rose up by 0.1 percent from 122.9 in August 2020 to 123.2 in September 2020. Majority of the commodity groups recorded an increase in indices compared with previous month

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2020-026

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November 13, 2020

January 2020 Labor and Employment Status: Caraga Region

Of the estimated 1,795 thousand population 15 years old and over in January 2020, the labor force population or the number of persons who were in the labor force was reported at 1,162 thousand, that is, either employed or unemployed. This translates to a labor force participation rate (LFPR) of 64.8 percent. Of the total labor force in the region, the males accounted for 63 percent (732 thousand) while females comprised 37.0 percent (430 thousand).

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2020-025

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November 12, 2020

January 2020 Labor and Employment Status: Caraga Region

Of the estimated 1,795 thousand population 15 years old and over in January 2020, the labor force population or the number of persons who were in the labor force was reported at 1,162 thousand, that is, either employed or unemployed. This translates to a labor force participation rate (LFPR) of 64.8 percent. Of the total labor force in the region, the males accounted for 63 percent (732 thousand) while females comprised 37.0 percent (430 thousand).

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2020-025

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November 12, 2020

Summary Inflation Rate Consumer Price Index in Caraga (2012=100): August 2020

Consumer Price Index (CPI) for all items in Caraga registered a higher index of 122.9 in August 2020 from 119.4 in August of the previous year. Only the Education commodity group posted a decrease in index during the month compared last year. Similarly, August 2020 CPI (all items) compared with July 2020 CPI slightly went up to 122.9 from 122.6. Majority of the commodity groups recorded an increase in indices except for Housing, Water, Electricity, Gas and Other Fuels; and Communication commodity groups.

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Summary Inflation Report Consumer Price Index in Caraga (2012=100)

In April 2020, Caraga region’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) for all items increased to 122.9 from 119.5 in April 2019. The increment of 2.8 percent was brought by the increase in prices of all commodity groups except for transport commodities. Likewise, April 2020 CPI for all items compared with CPI March 2020 slightly rose up by 0.2 percent from 122.6 to 122.9. Only the Housing, Water, Electricity, Gas, and Other Fuels; and Transport commodity groups observed an increase in price index.

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Summary Inflation Report Consumer Price Index in Caraga (2012=100): January 2020

In January 2020, Caraga’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) for all items went up to 122.1 from 119.0 in January 2019. The increase of 2.6 percent was attributed to the increment in prices of all commodity groups in the region. Similarly, January 2020 CPI (all items) compared with December 2019 CPI rose up by 0.7 percent. Majority of the commodity groups recorded an increase in price index except for Clothing and Footwear; Communication; and Education.

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Summary inflation Report Consumer Price Index in Caraga (2012=100): February 2020

Caraga region’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) for all items went up to 122.2 in February 2020 from 119.1 in February 2019. The increment of 2.6 percent was mainly attributed to the increase in prices of Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages; and Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco commodity groups. Likewise, February 2020 CPI (all items) compared with CPI January 2020 slightly increased by 0.1 percent.

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Summary Inflation Report Consumer Price Index in Caraga (2012=100): March 2020

Consumer Price Index (CPI) for all items in Caraga region went up to 122.6 in March 2020 from 119.1 in March 2019. The increment of 2.9 percent was attributed to the increase in prices of all commodity groups. Likewise, March 2020 CPI (all items) observed an increasing trend of 122.6 from 122.2 CPI in February 2020. Among the commodity groups, only the Transport group recorded a decrement in price.

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Summary Inflation Report Consumer Price Index in Caraga (2012=100): July 2020

Consumer Price Index (CPI) for all items in Caraga consistently went up by 2.8 percent in July 2020 compared with CPI in July of the previous year. The increment in price from 119.3 to 122.6 was attributed by the price increase of all commodity groups in the region. However, CPI (all items) in July 2020 compared with July 2019 CPI dropped to 122.6 from 122.9. The decrement in price was attributed merely by the decrease in price of Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages commodity groups; and Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco commodity groups.

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