free hit counters
PCBS | PCBS: The Consumer Price Index During April,04/2015


Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS)

Palestinian Consumer Price Index,  April, 04/2015

Increase in the CPI during April 2015 compared with previous month


The overall Consumer Price Index (CPI) for Palestine during April 2015 increased by 0.88% compared with March 2015 (by 1.55% in the West Bank, 0.16% in Jerusalem J1*, While it slightly decreased by 0.06% in Gaza Strip).


The CPI during April 2015 increased by 2.64% compared with April 2014 (by 4.18% in Gaza Strip, 1.67% in the West Bank, and by 0.21% in Jerusalem J1*).


The CPI during the first four months of 2015 increased by 1.09% compared with the same period of the previous year (by 1.96% in Gaza Strip, also it slightly increased by 0.03% in the West Bank, while it decreased by 0.40% in Jerusalem J1*).


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


Sub Groups


Fresh Fruits


Fresh Vegetables


Potatoes and other Tubers 




Fresh Poultry

+ 0.98%

Fresh Meat




Dried Vegetables


Liquid Fuel for House


Milk Products



 The trend line for the consumer price index in Palestine for April 2014 – April 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.