1996 - 1997
WEIGHTS OF RETAIL PRICE INDICES IN S . A . R BASED ON HOUSEHOLD 1996 - 1997
INCOME AND EXPENDITURE SURVEY ,
     
  Rounds        
ITEMS  
  4 th 3 rd , 2 nd , 1 st , N . of Items    
               
1 - Food stuff 6748 6755 6282 6269 101 1-
a - Cereals 1090 1018 1044 909 11 -
b - Legumes 76 76 142 104 5 -
C - Meat , fish and eggs 1233 1289 1421 1139 5 -  
D - Oils 676 571 574 1070 3 -  
E - Sugar and sweets 283 392 440 327 10 -  
F - Milk and dairy products 512 730 531 411 9 -  
G - Vegetables 1345 1319 775 810 18 -  
H - Fruits & nuts 560 366 452 424 19 -  
I - Other food stuff 319 300 289 475 8 -  
J - Non Alcoholic drinks 315 349 273 263 7 -  
K - Alcoholic drinks 7 6 5 12 3 -  
L - Cigarettes and Tobacco 331 369 334 325 3 -  
2 - Fuels , Lighting and Water . 440 510 858 988 8 2-
3 - Personal needs 89 99 96 83 10 3-
4 - Detergents 272 277 231 233 6 4-
5 - Treatment and Medicine 477 443 351 424 12 5-
6 - Education and Culture 226 75 57 118 12 6-
a - Education and Training 160 49 47 102 3 -  
b - Culture Welfare 7 11 6 6 6 -  
c- Tourism Services 59 15 4 10 3 -  
7 - Transport and communic. 353 362 321 316 7 7-
8 - Personal Services 51 50 46 56 6 8-
9 - Clothes 1001 1206 1472 1118 22 9-
a - Men 's Clothes 323 408 511 421 10 -  
b - Women 's Clothes 355 418 501 409 12 -  
10 - Linens and Towels 34 24 41 48 4 10-
11 - Furniture and H.utensils 221 131 151 177 12 11-
12 - Toys and amusing materials 0 0 0 0 0 12-
13 - Durable Consump. goods 71 54 79 152 9 13-
14 - Rent 17 14 15 18 2 14-
               
TOTAL 10000 10000 10000 10000 211