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PCBS | Palestinian Consumer Price Index, February, 02/ 2013

 State of Palestine

 Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics

 Palestinian Consumer Price Index, February, 02/ 2013


Decreasing in the CPI during February 2013 compared with previous month

The overall Consumer Price Index (CPI) for Palestine during February 2013 decreased by 0.47% compared with January 2013 (decreased by 0.76% in the West Bank, and by 0.51% in Jerusalem J1*, and by 0.41% in Gaza Strip).

 The CPI during February 2013 increased by 1.76% compared with February 2012 (2.75% in the West Bank, 1.77% in Jerusalem J1*, 0.27% in Gaza Strip).

 The change in Consumer Price Index (CPI) for February 2013 is traced back to changes in prices of the following expenditure sub groups compared to the previous month:


Sub Groups


Fresh vegetables

- 9.54%

Potatoes and other tubers

- 9.08%


- 3.41%


+ 15.04%


+ 7.30%

Fuel for transportation

+ 2.66%

Fresh poultry

+ 2.29%


The trend line for the consumer price index in Palestine for 2004 – 2012



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

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