The headline CPI (for all urban areas) annual inflation rate in January 2013 was 5,4%. This rate was 0,3 of a percentage point lower than the corresponding annual rate of 5,7% in December 2012. On average, prices increased by 0,3% between December 2012 and January 2013.
The provincial annual inflation rates ranged from 6,1% North West to Eastern Cape 5,0%. In the Western Cape the annual inflation rate was equal to headline inflation (5,4%). read more