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PCBS | PCBS: The Consumer Price Index During February,02/2014

Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS)


Palestinian Consumer Price Index, February, 02/2014


Decrease in the CPI during February 2014 compared with previous month

The overall Consumer Price Index (CPI) for Palestine during February 2014 decreased by 0.21% compared with January 2014 (decreased by 0.23% in the West Bank, and by 0.15% in Jerusalem J1*, and by 0.07% in Gaza Strip).


The CPI during February 2014 increased by 2.13% compared with February 2013 (4.73% in Jerusalem J1*, and by 3.15% in the West Bank, and by 1.47% in Gaza Strip).


The change in Consumer Price Index (CPI) for February 2014 is traced back to changes in prices of the following expenditure sub groups compared to the previous month:


Sub Groups


Fresh Vegetables

- 4.60%


  - 1.30%

Liquid Fuel for Cars

- 1.07%

Liquid Fuel for House

- 0.62%


- 0.60%

Dried Vegetables

+ 2.80%

Fresh Fruit

+  2.67%


+ 1.28%




The trend line for the consumer price index in Palestine for February 2013 – February 2014

(Base Year 2010=100)



* Jerusalem J1:  those parts of Jerusalem which were annexed by Israel in 1967

The data of West Bank doesn't cover Jerusalem J1.



Data collection of Consumer Price Index survey  was funded by the European Union.