Dáil Éireann - Volume 253 - 05 May, 1971
Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Cost of Living Index.
Mr. Kavanagh Mr. Kavanagh
1. Mr. Kavanagh asked the Taoiseach if he will state in respect of each year since 1946 up to the latest date for which figures are available the percentage increase or decrease in the cost of living index.
Parliamentary Secretary to the Taoiseach (Mr. Andrews) David Andrews
Parliamentary Secretary to the Taoiseach (Mr. Andrews): With your permission, Sir, I propose to circulate in the Official Report a statement giving the required information.
Following is the statement:
PERCENTAGE change in the Consumer Price Index each year since 1946.
 These figures are based on the averages of the indexes for the four quarters each year.
Dáil Éireann 253 Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. Cost of Living Index.