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PCBS | PCBS: The Consumer Price Index During November,11/2012


Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS)

Palestinian Consumer Price Index, November, 11/2012

Decrease in the CPI during November 2012 compared with previous month

The overall Consumer Price Index (CPI) for the Palestinian Territory during November 2012 decreased by 0.55% compared with October 2012 (1.18% in the West Bank, 0.04% in Jerusalem J1*, 0.34% in Gaza Strip).


The CPI during November 2012 increased by 2.16% compared with November 2011 (3.57% in the West Bank, 3.53% in Jerusalem J1*, while it decreased by 0.39% in Gaza Strip).


The CPI during the first eleven months of 2012 increased by 2.88% compared with the same period of the previous year (4.21% in the West Bank, 3.24% in Jerusalem J1*, 0.47% in Gaza Strip)


The change in Consumer Price Index (CPI) for November 2012 is traced back to changes in prices of the following expenditure sub groups compared to the previous month:


Sub Groups


Fresh vegetables

- 13.46%

Fresh fruit

- 3.82%


- 3.48%

Fuel for transportation

- 1.96%


The trend line for the consumer price index in Palestinian Territory for 2004 – 2011




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

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