Consumer Price Indices (CPI) & Household healthcare Expenditure

26 Mar 2021

Consumer Price Indices (CPI) & Household healthcare Expenditure

CONSUMER PRICE INDICES (CPI) 1

 2018    2019   2020 
General CPI   99.4  100.0   99.8 
Healthcare CPI   98.9  100.0   98.5 

Notes:
1Based on latest CPI series with base year of 2019

 

HOUSEHOLD HEALTHCARE EXPENDITURE

2007/08 2012/13 2017/18 
Proportion of monthly Household Expenditure spent on Healthcare 1,2 (%)
(by income quintiles)
► All Households 5.3 4.5  5.5
► Lowest 20% 6.0 5.6  7.8
► 2nd quintile 5.5 4.4  5.7
► 3rd quintile 5.5 4.9  5.7
► 4th quintile 5.3 4.6  5.0
► Highest quintile 4.8 4.0  4.8

Notes:
1Based on Resident Households
2Income quintiles are based on ranking of households by their monthly household
  income from all sources per household member