Weekly and bi-monthly survey on the changes in the prices of commodities consumed and services availed of by an ordinary Filipino household; serves as bases in the computation of consumer price index (CPI) and inflation rate.
Region CPI Inflation Rate Purchasing Power of Peso Month
Bicol Region 156.10 4.00 0.65 December 2017
Bicol Region 155.20 4.20 0.64 November 2017
Bicol Region 154.70 4.70 0.65 September 2017

Consumer Price Index for all Income Households in Bicol Region: December 2017

The Bicol Region’s inflation rate in December 2017 went down to 4.0 percent. Compared to the 3.2 percent inflation rate in the same period last year, the December 2017 rate was higher by 0.8 percentage points.
The decrement was mainly attributed to the Inflation Rate by the Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages group (from 5.8 percent to 5.0 percent).