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Wednesday, 1 February 2017

Cost of living pressures muted

Cost of living pressures remain subdued, rising by just 0.3 per cent in the December quarter for employee households. 

Over the year, the cost of living index for employee households increased by only 1 per cent.


The increase was mainly driven by tobacco prices, and auto fuel.