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The Consumer Price Index in Northern Mindanao for the month of June 2020 registered at 127.1 which implies that the price of a basket of goods in June 2020 was 27.1 percent higher than its price in 2012. The Consumer Price Index is an indicator of the change in the average retail prices of a fixed basket of goods and services commonly purchased by households relative to a base year. Figure 1 shows the CPI for Northern Mindanao for May to June 2019 and May to June 2020.
The Consumer Price Index in Northern Mindanao for the month of April posted at 126.5 which implies that the price of a basket of goods was 26.5 higher than its prices in 2012. Consumer Price Index (CPI) is used as an indicator to measure the changes in the average retail prices of one basket of goods and services commonly purchased by a particular group of people. Figure 1 shows the Consumer Price Index in the region for the month of April in years 2019 and 2020, with 2012 as the base year.
REGIONAL INVENTORY OF LIVESTOCK
The total swine inventory as of January 1, 2020, in Region 10 recorded at 1,059,320 heads. The inventory increased by 3.7 percent from the previous year’s level of 1,021,102 heads. In January 1, 2020, about 57.0 percent or 604,132 heads were raised in backyard farms while the remaining 43.0 percent or 455,188 heads were grown in commercial farms.