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PCBS | Palestinian Consumer Price Index, January , 01/2015

Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) 

Palestinian Consumer Price Index, January , 01/2015

 Decrease in the CPI during January 2015 compared with previous month



The overall Consumer Price Index (CPI) for Palestine during January 2015 decreased by 0.40% compared with December 2014 (by 1.05% in Jerusalem J1*, 0.64% in the West Bank, while it increased by 0.29% in Gaza Strip).

The CPI during January 2015 increased by 0.49% compared with January 2014 (by 0.72% in Gaza Strip, while it decreased by 0.76% in Jerusalem J1*, and by 0.49% in the West Bank).

The change in Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Palestine for January 2015 is traced back to changes in prices of the following expenditure sub groups compared with previous month:


Sub Groups


Fresh Poultry

- 13.27%

Potatoes and other Tubers 

- 11.78%

Liquid Fuel for Cars

  - 10.94%

Liquid Fuel for House

  - 10.51%


  - 2.10%

Fresh Vegetables

+ 8.77%



+ 5.36%


+ 4.29%

Dried Vegetables

+ 2.27%

Tobacco Products

+ 1.07%

Fresh Fruits

  + 0.92%





The trend line for the consumer price index in Palestine for January 2014 – January 2015

 (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.