Relative Price Index Reports

The St Vincent de Paul Society undertakes research into issues that have the potential to impact the lives of low-income people and families in our community. These reports develop conclusions and makes recommendations regarding any adverse impacts to government and other concerned authorities. 

October 2016

The Relative Price Index | March quarter 2016

Report on the CPI and the implications of changing cost pressures on various household groups:

  • Couple with three or more dependent children
  • Renter
  • Unemployment and student allowances

February 2014

The Relative Price Index | September quarter 2013 (Second Release)

Report on the CPI and the implications of changing cost pressures on various household groups:

  • Couple with three or more dependent children
  • Renter
  • Unemployment and student allowances

August 2013

The Relative Price Index | December quarter 2012 (Second Release)

Report on the CPI and the implications of changing cost pressures on various household groups:

  • Couple with three or more dependent children
  • Renter
  • Unemployment and student allowances