In response, we have archived the predecessors (2012=100, January 2008 to December 2016) by renaming with an "_12" specifier, by marking the metadata as discontinued and by segregating in the catalog . The replacements (December 2016=100) have unchanged start dates. The classification is COICOP. Reported figures are not seasonally adjusted (NSA). Geo coverage is the total country, all urban areas, and the nine provinces.
The series reside in the historical catalog (South Africa » Price » Consumer price index » 2016=100) and the predecessors under the associated "discontinued" node. They include, for example:
Because catalog are subject to change, the upper-right search box on DataBuffet.com provides "find in catalog" mode that accepts a mnemonic.
About the dataset and our extract: