Core CPI: Recreation Services & Culture

Data as of 30 Apr 2023, 23:59

Index, with base 2010 = 100

How is this data produced?

The index is compiled based on the average price change for Recreation Services & Culture items collected according to price collection centers in each state in Malaysia.

What caveats I should bear in mind when using this data?

Core inflation measures changes in the prices of all goods and services, excluding volatile items of fresh food as well as administered prices of goods by the government.

Publication(s) using this data

Consumer Price Index, April 2023, the latest edition of the monthly consumer price statistics published by DOSM. OpenDOSM also features a dashboard on consumer prices.


Dataset description

Malaysia's Consumer Price Index (CPI) is a monthly publication which presents statistics covering 12 main groups of goods and services. This is consistent with the classification according to the United Nations "Classification of Individual Consumption According to Purpose (COICOP)".

Last updated

26 May 2023, 12:00

Next update

23 Jun 2023, 12:00

Data source(s)
  • DOSM

This data is made open under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY 4.0). A human-readable copy of the license is available Here.



Connect directly to the data with Python.

# If not already installed, do: pip install pandas fastparquet import pandas as pd URL_DATA = '' df = pd.read_parquet(URL_DATA) if 'date' in df.columns: df['date'] = pd.to_datetime(df['date']) print(df)

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