Provisional Industrial Production Index – Oct. 2017

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The Index of Industrial Production (IIP) increased by 9.1 per cent in October 2017 when compared to the previous month. This was due to increases in the indices for Mining and Quarrying of 5.6 per cent; Manufacturing of 13.5 per cent; and Electricity, Gas and Water of 2.5 per cent. According to the Barbados Statistical Service, the IIP for October …

Provisional Industrial Production Index – Sept. 2017

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The Index of Industrial Production (IIP) decreased by 4.2 per cent in September 2017, when compared to the previous month. This was due to a decrease in the index for Mining and Quarrying of 26.2 per cent; Manufacturing of 2.2 per cent; and Electricity, Gas and Water of 5.0 per cent. According to data produced by the Barbados Statistical Service, …

Provisional Industrial Production Index – Aug. 2017

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Provisional Index Of Industrial Production For August 2017 The Index of Industrial Production (IIP) decreased by 0.5 per cent in August 2017 when compared with the previous month. According to the Barbados Statistical Service, this was due to a decrease in the index for Manufacturing of 2.5 per cent. However, there were increases recorded for Mining and Quarrying of 8.9 …

Index Of Retail Prices For October 2017

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The Index of Retail Prices for October 2017 stood at 184.0 points, representing an increase of 1.5 per cent when compared to the 181.3 points recorded the previous month. According to data produced by the Barbados Statistical Service, increases were recorded for Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages by 1.2 per cent; Alcoholic Beverages, Tobacco and Narcotics by 2.0 per cent; Housing, …

Labour Force Sample Survey Ongoing

Sharon Austin Ministry News

The public is advised that officers are in the field taking information for the Continuous Labour Force Sample Survey, being conducted by the Barbados Statistical Service (BSS). The survey is now in its first quarter for 2018, and field officers are collecting data from selected households.  The officers will be carrying photo identification cards, but if members of the public …

Index Of Retail Prices For September 2017

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The Index of Retail Prices for September 2017 stood at 181.3 points, representing an increase of 1.0 per cent when compared to the 179.5 points recorded the previous month. According to data produced by the Barbados Statistical Service, increases were recorded for Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages by 1.3 per cent; Housing, Water, Electricity, Gas and Other Fuels by 1.1 per …

Index Of Retail Prices For July 2017

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The Index of Retail Prices for July 2017 stood at 176.5 points, representing an increase of 1.3 per cent when compared with the 174.3 points recorded in June. According to data produced by the Barbados Statistical Service, increases were recorded for Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages by 1.8 per cent; Alcoholic Beverages, Tobacco and Narcotics by 3.6 per cent; Furnishings, Household …

Index Of Retail Prices For August 2017

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The Index of Retail Prices for August 2017 stood at 179.5 points representing an increase of 1.7 percent when compared to the 176.5 points recorded in July of this year. According to data produced by the Barbados Statistical Service, increases were recorded for Miscellaneous Goods and Services by 5.0 per cent; Alcoholic Beverages, Tobacco and Narcotics by 2.9 per cent; …

Retail Price Index August 2017

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The Retail Price Index for August 2017 increased by 1.7 per cent in comparison to July 2017, moving from 176.5 to 179.5 points. According to the Barbados Statistical Service, among the major groups, food and non-alcoholic beverages increased by 5.5 points or 2.4 per cent; alcoholic beverages, tobacco and narcotics increased by 5.7 points or 2.9 per cent; and clothing …