Release of results of Income and Expenditure Survey (IES) and new weights for the Consumer Price Index (CPI)
22 Oct 2012
Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) will release the results of the 2010/11 Income and Expenditure Survey (IES) and the new weights for the Consumer Price Index (CPI) on Tuesday, 6 November 2012 in Johannesburg.
The data on household expenditure collected through the IES forms the basis of the weights of the CPI. The weights of the CPI are updated periodically in order to ensure their relevance to changing patterns of consumer expenditure.
The briefing will start at 9h30 for 10h00 and will be completed by approximately 13h30. More information regarding the event will be given closer to the release date.
Please RSVP to:
Cell: 079 518 5599
For more information please contact:
Acting Executive Manager: Household Budget Statistics
Cell: 082 888 2854
Tel: 012 310 8046
Executive Manager: Price and Employment Statistics
Cell: 082 888 2248
Tel: 012 310 829
Executive Manager: Corporate Communications
Cell: 082 908 9104
Landline: 012 310 8130
Issued by: Statistics South Africa
22 Oct 2012
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