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  • Percent, Annual, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    Inflation as measured by the consumer price index reflects the annual percentage change in the cost to the average consumer of acquiring a basket of goods and services that may be fixed or changed at specified intervals, such as yearly. The Laspeyres formula is generally used. International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics and data files.

  • Index 2010=100, Annual, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    Consumer price index reflects changes in the cost to the average consumer of acquiring a basket of goods and services that may be fixed or changed at specified intervals, such as yearly. The Laspeyres formula is generally used. Source Code: GFDD.OE.01

  • Index 2010=100, Annual, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    Consumer price index reflects changes in the cost to the average consumer of acquiring a basket of goods and services that may be fixed or changed at specified intervals, such as yearly. The Laspeyres formula is generally used. Source Code: GFDD.OE.02

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Heat Energy (04.5.5)" is a classification of nondurable goods and energy that includes hot water and steam purchased from district heating plants, associated expenditure such as hire of meters, reading of meters, standing charges, etc.; and ice used for cooling and refrigeration purposes. This category is a subcategory of the Housing, Water, Electricity, Gas, and Other Fuels (04) and of Electricity, Gas, and Other Fuels (04.5) categories. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Other Purchased Transport Services (07.3.6)" is a classification of services that includes funicular, cable-car, and chair-lift transport; removal and storage services; services of porters and left-luggage and luggage-forwarding offices; and travel agents' commissions, if separately priced. Other Purchased Transport Services excludes cable-car and chair-lift transport at ski resorts and holiday centers (09.4.1). This category is a subcategory of the Transport (07) and of Transport Services (07.3) categories. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Maintenance and Repair of Other Major Durables for Recreation and Culture (09.2.3)" is a classification of durable goods and services that includes maintenance and repair of other major durables for recreation and culture; total value of the service (that is, both the cost of labor and the cost of materials are covered), laying up for winter of boats, camper vans, caravans, etc.; hanger services for private planes; and marina services for boats. This category excludes fuel for recreational vehicles (07.2.2), separate purchases of materials made by households with the intention of undertaking the maintenance or repair themselves (09.2.1) or (09.2.2), and veterinary services (09.3.5). This category is a subcategory of the Recreation and Culture (09) and of Other Major Durables Recreation and Culture (09.2) categories. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Other Insurance (12.5.5)" is a classification of durable goods and services that includes service charges for other insurance such as civil liability for injury or damage to third parties or their property. This category excludes civil liability or damage to third parties or their property arising from the operation of personal transport equipment (12.5.4). This category is a subcategory of the Miscellaneous Goods and Service (12) and of Insurance (12.5). Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Clothing Materials (03.1.1)" is a classification of semi-durable goods that includes clothing materials of natural fibers, of man-made fibers, and of their mixtures. This category excludes furnishing fabrics (05.2.0). This is a subcategory of the Clothing and Footwear (03) and of the Clothing (03.1) categories. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Repair of Furniture, Furnishings, and Floor Coverings (05.1.3)" is a classification of services that includes repair of furniture, furnishings and floor coverings; total value of the service (that is, both the cost of labor and the cost of materials are covered), and restoration of works of art, antique furniture, and antique floor coverings other than those acquired primarily as stores of value (capital formation, not covered by HICP). Repair of Furniture, Furnishings, and Floor Coverings (05.1.3) excludes separate purchases of materials made by households with the intention of undertaking the repair themselves (05.1.1) or (05.1.2) and dry-cleaning of carpets (05.6.2). The category is a subcategory of the Furnishings, Household Equipment, and Routine Maintenance of the House (05) and of Furniture and Furnishings, Carpets, and Other Floor Coverings (05.1) categories. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Passenger Transport by Railway (07.3.1)" is a classification of services that includes transport of individuals and groups of persons and luggage by train, tram, and underground; and transport of private vehicles. Passenger Transport by Railway (07.3.1) excludes funicular transport (07.3.6). This category is a subcategory of the Transport (07) and of Transport Services (07.3) categories. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Passenger Transport by Sea and Inland Waterway (07.3.4)" is a classification of services that includes transport of individuals and groups of persons and luggage by ship, boat, ferry, hovercraft, and hydrofoil; and transport of private vehicles. The category, Passenger Transport by Sea and Inland Waterway (07.3.4), is a subcategory of the Transport (07) and of Transport Services (07.3). Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Combined Passenger Transport" is a classification of services that includes transport of individuals and groups of persons and luggage by two or more modes of transport when the expenditure cannot be apportioned between them; and transport of private vehicles. Combined Passenger Transport excludes package holidays (09.6.0). This category is a subcategory of the Transport (07) and of Transport Services (07.3) categories. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Overall Index Excluding Frequent Out-of-Pocket Purchases (00xFROOPP)" is a classification of nondurable goods, semi-durable goods, durable goods, and energy that includes Clothing Materials (03.1.1), Garments (03.1.2), Other Articles of Clothing and Clothing Accessories (03.1.3), Shoes and Other Footwear including Repair and Hire of Footwear (03.2.1/2), Actual Rentals Paid by Tenants including Other Actual Rentals (04.1.1/2), Materials for the Maintenance and Repair of the Dwelling (04.3.1), Services for the Maintenance and Repair of the Dwelling (04.3.2), Water Supply (04.4.1), Refuse Collection (04.4.2), Sewerage Collection (04.4.3), Other Services Relating to the Dwelling, Not Elsewhere Classified (04.4.4), Electricity (04.5.1), Gas (04.5.2), Liquid Fuels (04.5.3), Solid Fuels (04.5.4), Heat Energy (04.5.5), Furniture and Furnishings (05.1.1), Carpets and Other Floor Coverings (05.1.2), Repair of Furniture, Furnishings, and Floor Coverings (05.1.3), Household Textiles (05.2), Major Household Appliances whether Electric or not and Small Electric Household Appliances (05.3.1/2), Repair of Household Appliances (05.3.3), Glassware, Tableware, and Household Utensils (05.4), Major Tools and Equipment and Small Tools and Miscellaneous Accessories (05.5.1/2), Domestic Services and Household Services (05.6.2), Other Medical Products, Therapeutic Appliances and Equipment (06.1.2/3), Medical and Paramedical Services (06.2.1/3), Dental Services (06.2.2), Hospital Services (06.3), Motor Cars (07.1.1), Motor Cycles, Bicycles, and Animal Drawn Vehicles (07.1.2/3/4), Spare Parts and Accessories for Personal Transport Equipment (07.2.1), Maintenance and Repair of Personal Transport Equipment (07.2.3), Passenger Transport by Air (07.3.3), Passenger Transport by Sea and Inland Waterway (07.3.4), Other Purchased Transport Services (07.3.6), Telephone and Telefax Equipment and Telephone and Telefax Services (08.2/3), Equipment for the Reception, Recording, and Reproduction of Sound and Pictures (09.1.1), Photographic and Cinematographic Equipment and Optical Instruments (09.1.2), Information Processing Equipment (09.1.3), Repair of Audio-Visual, Photographic and Information Processing Equipment (09.1.5), Major Durables for Indoor and Outdoor Recreation including Musical Instruments (09.2.1/2), Maintenance and Repair of Other Major Durables for Recreation and Culture (09.2.3), Games, Toys, and Hobbies (09.3.1), Equipment for Sport, Camping, and Open-Air Recreation (09.3.2), Gardens, Plants, and Flowers (09.3.3), Package Holidays (09.6), Pre-Primary and Primary, Secondary, Post-Secondary Non-Tertiary, Tertiary Education, and Education not definable by Level (10.X), Accommodation Services (11.2), Jewelry, Clocks, and Watches (12.3.1), Other Personal Effects (12.3.2), Social Protection (12.4), Insurance connected with the Dwelling (12.5.2), Insurance connected with Health (12.5.3), Insurance connected with Transport (12.5.4), Other Insurance (12.5.5) Other Financial Services, Not Elsewhere Classified (12.6.2), and Other Services, Not Elsewhere Classified (12.7). Information provided in the notes pertaining to Special Aggregates HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Frequent Out-of-Pocket Purchases (FROOPP)" is a classification of nondurable goods, semi-durable goods, services, and energy that includes Bread and Cereals (01.1.1), Meat (01.1.2), Fish (01.1.3), Milk, Cheese, and Eggs (01.1.4), Oils and Fats (01.1.5), Fruit (01.1.6), Vegetables (01.1.7), Sugar, Jam, Honey, Chocolate, and Confectionery (01.1.8), Food Products, Not Elsewhere Classified (01.1.9), Coffee, Tea, and Cocoa (01.2.1), Mineral Waters, Soft Drinks, and Fruit and Vegetable Juices (01.2.2), Spirits (02.1.1), Wine (02.1.2), Beer (02.1.3), Tobacco (02.2), Cleaning, Repair, and Hire of Clothing (03.1.4), Nondurable Household Goods (05.6.1), Domestic Services and Household Services (05.6.2), Pharmaceutical Products (06.1.1), Fuels and Lubricants for Personal Transport Equipment (07.2.2), Other Services in respect of Personal Transport Equipment (07.2.4), Passenger Transport by Railway (07.3.1), Passenger Transport by Road (07.3.2), Combined Passenger Transport (07.3.5), Postal Services (08.1), Recording Media (09.1.4), Pets and Related Products including Veterinary and Other Services for Pets (09.3.4/5), Recreational and Sporting Services (09.4.1), Cultural Services (09.4.2), Books (09.5.1), Newspapers and Periodicals (09.5.2), Miscellaneous Printed Matter, Stationery, and Drawing Materials (09.5.3/4), Restaurants, cafés, and the Like (11.1.1), Canteens (11.1.2), Hairdressing Salons and Personal Grooming Establishments (12.1.1), and Electric Appliances for Personal Care and Other Appliances, Articles, and Products for Personal Care (12.1.2/3). Information provided in the notes pertaining to Special Aggregates HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Telephone and Telefax Equipment and Services(08.2/3)" is a classification of services that includes purchases of telephones, radio-telephones, telefax machines, telephone-answering machines, and telephone loudspeakers; repair of such equipment (08.2.0), installation and subscription costs of personal telephone equipment (08.3.0), telephone calls from a private line or from a public line (public telephone box, post office cabin, etc.), telephone calls from hotels, cafés, restaurants, and the like (08.3.0), telegraphy, telex and telefax services (08.3.0), information transmission services; internet connection services (08.3.0), hire of telephones, telefax machines, telephone answering-machines, and telephone loudspeakers (08.3.0), and radiotelephony, radiotelegraphy, and radiotelex services. Telephone and Telefax Equipment and Services (08.2/3) excludes telefax and telephone answering facilities provided by personal computers (09.1.3). Member States able to separate Telephone and Telefax Equipment and Services (08.2/3.0) into goods or services, Telephone and Telefax Equipment (08.2.0) or Telephone and Telefax Services (08.3.0), shall produce Telephone and Telefax Equipment and Telephone and Telefax Services indices as well as the combined index, Telephone and Telefax Equipment and Services (08.2/3.0). The category, Telephone and Telefax Equipment and Services (08.2/3), contains Telephone and Telefax Equipment (08.2) and Telephone and Telefax Services (08.3). This category is a subcategory of Communications (08) category. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Games, Toys, and Hobbies (09.3.1)" is a classification of semi-durable goods that includes card games, parlor games, chess sets and the like; toys of all kinds including dolls, soft toys, toy cars and trains, toy bicycles and tricycles, toy construction sets, puzzles, plasticine, electronic games, masks, disguises, jokes, novelties, fireworks and rockets, and festoons and Christmas tree decorations; stamp-collecting requisites (used or cancelled postage stamps, stamp albums, etc.), other items for collections (coins, medals, minerals, zoological and botanical specimens, etc.), other tools and articles not elsewhere classified for hobbies; video-game software; video-game computers that plug into a television set; video-game cassettes; and video-game CD-ROMs. This category excludes collectors' items falling into the category of works of art or antiques (05.1.1), unused postage stamps (08.1.0), Christmas trees (09.3.3), and children's scrapbooks (09.5.1). This category is a subcategory of the Recreation and Culture (09) and of Other Recreational Items and Equipment, Gardens and Pets (09.3) categories. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Other Services in respect of Personal Transport Equipment (07.2.4)" is a classification of services that includes hire of garages or parking spaces not providing parking in connection with the dwelling; toll facilities (bridges, tunnels, shuttle-ferries, motorways) and parking meters; driving lessons, driving tests, and driving licenses; road worthiness tests; and hire of personal transport equipment without drivers. Following the conventions of ESA 1995, included are payments by households for licenses, permits, etc. which are regarded as purchases of services from government (ESA 1995, paragraph 3.76.h). In that case the government issues licenses as a part of some regulatory function, such as checking the competence, or qualifications, of the persons concerned (ESA 1995, paragraph 4.80.d and its footnote). This category excludes hire of a car with driver (07.3.2), and service charges for insurance in respect of personal transport equipment (12.5.4). This category is a subcategory of the Transport (07) and of Operation of Personal Transport Equipment (07.2) categories. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Pharmaceutical Products (06.1.1)" is a classification of nondurable goods that includes medicinal preparations, medicinal drugs, patent medicines, serums and vaccines, vitamins and minerals, cod liver oil and halibut liver oil, and oral contraceptives. Pharmaceutical Products (06.1.1) excludes veterinary products (09.3.4), articles for personal hygiene such as medicinal soaps (12.1.3). This category is a subcategory of the Health (06) and of Medical Products, Appliances, and Equipment (06.1) categories. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Tools and Equipment for House and Garden (05.5)" is a classification of durable and semi-durable goods that includes motorized tools and equipment such as electric drills, saws, sanders and hedge cutters, garden tractors, lawn mowers, cultivators, chain saws, and water pumps; repair of such articles; hand tools such as saws, hammers, screwdrivers, wrenches, spanners, pliers, trimming knives, rasps, and files; garden tools such as wheel barrows, watering cans, hoses, spades, shovels, rakes, forks, scythes, sickles, and secateurs; ladders and steps; door fittings (hinges, handles, and locks), fittings for radiators and fireplaces, and other metal articles for the house (curtain rails, carpet rods, hooks, etc.) or for the garden (chains, grids, stakes, and hoop segments for fencing and bordering), small electric accessories such as power sockets, switches, wiring flex, electric bulbs, fluorescent lighting tubes, torches, flashlights, hand-lamps, electric batteries for general use, bells, and alarms; repair of such articles; and charges for the leasing or rental of do-it-yourself machinery and equipment. This category contains the subcategory of Major Tools and Equipment and Small Tools and Miscellaneous Accessories (05.5.1/2). This category is a subcategory of Furnishings, Household Equipment, and Routine Maintenance of the House (05) category. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Household Appliances (05.3)" is a classification of durable goods, semi-durable goods, and services. This category contains the subcategories of Major Household Appliances whether Electric Household Appliances (05.3.1/2) and Repair of Household Appliances (05.3.3). This category is a subcategory of Furnishings, Household Equipment, and Routine Maintenance of the House (05) categories. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Medical and Paramedical Services (06.2.1/3)" is a classification of services that includes consultations of physicians in general or specialist practice; services of medical analysis laboratories and X-ray centers; services of freelance nurses and midwives; services of freelance acupuncturists, chiropractors, optometrists, physiotherapists, speech therapists, etc.; medically-prescribed corrective-gymnastic therapy; out-patient thermal bath or seawater treatments; ambulance services; hire of therapeutic equipment; and services of orthodontic specialists. This category is a subcategory of the Health (06) and of Out-Patient Services (06.2) categories. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Furniture and Furnishings, Carpets, and Other Floor Coverings (05.1)" is a classification of durable goods and services. This category contains Furniture and Furnishings (05.1.1), Carpets and Other Floor Coverings (05.1.2), and Repair of Furniture, Furnishings, and Floor Coverings (05.1.3) subcategories. This category is a subcategory of Furnishings, Household Equipment, and Routine Maintenance of the House (05) category. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Sugar, Jam, Honey, Chocolate, and Confectionery (01.1.8)" is a classification of nondurable goods that includes cane or beet sugar, unrefined or refined sugar, powdered sugar, crystallized sugar, or sugar lumps; jams, marmalades, compotes, jellies, fruit purees and pastes, natural and artificial honey, maple syrup, molasses and parts of plants preserved in sugar; chocolate in bars or slabs, chewing gum, sweets, toffees, pastilles, and other confectionery products; cocoa-based foods and cocoa-based dessert preparations; edible ice, ice cream, and sorbet; and artificial sugar substitutes. This category excludes cocoa and chocolate-based powder (01.2.1). This is a subcategory of both the Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (01) and the Food (01.1) categories. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Hospital Services (06.3)" is a classification of services that includes basic services: administration; accommodation; food and drink; supervision and care by non-specialist staff (nursing auxiliaries), first-aid and resuscitation; ambulance transport; provision of medicines and other pharmaceutical products; provision of therapeutic appliances and equipment; medical services: services of physicians in general or specialist practice, of surgeons and of dentists; medical analyses and X-rays; paramedical services such as those of nurses, midwives, chiropractors, optometrists, physio-therapists, speech therapists, etc. Hospitalization is defined as occurring when a patient is accommodated in a hospital for the duration of the treatment. Hospital day care and home-based hospital treatment are included as are hospices for terminally-ill persons. This group covers the services of general and specialist hospitals, the services of medical centers, maternity centers, nursing homes, and convalescence homes, which chiefly provide in-patient health care, the services of institutions serving old people in which medical monitoring is an essential component and the services of rehabilitation centers providing in-patient health care and rehabilitative therapy where the objective is to treat the patient rather than to provide long-term support. Hospitals are defined as institutions that offer in-patient care under direct supervision of qualified medical doctors. Medical centers, maternity centers, nursing homes, and convalescent homes also provide in-patient care, but their services are supervised and frequently delivered by staff of lower qualification than medical doctors. This category excludes the services of facilities, such as surgeries, clinics, and dispensaries, devoted exclusively to out-patient care (06.2). Nor does it include the services of retirement homes for elderly persons, institutions for disabled persons and rehabilitation centers providing primarily long-term support (12.4). This category is a subcategory of the Health (06) categories. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Water Supply (04.4.1)" is a classification of nondurable goods that includes water supply, associated expenditure such as hire of meters, reading of meters, standing charges, etc. This category excludes drinking water sold in bottles or containers (01.2.2) and hot water or steam purchased from district heating plants (04.5.5). This category is a subcategory of the Housing, Water, Electricity, Gas, and Other Fuels (04) and of Water Supply and Miscellaneous Services Relating to the Dwelling (04.4) categories. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Actual Rentals for Housing (04.1)" is a classification of services that includes rent actually paid by tenants or subtenants occupying unfurnished or furnished premises as their main residence; rents actually paid for secondary residences; and payments by households occupying a room in a hotel or boarding house as their main residence. Rentals are all rentals actually paid by tenants, i.e. the rentals the tenant pays to the landlord regardless of any social benefits the tenant receives from public authorities (including payments which at the tenant's discretion go directly to the landlord). Rentals normally include payment for the use of the land on which the property stands, the dwelling occupied, the fixtures and fittings for heating, plumbing, lighting, etc., and, in the case of a dwelling let furnished, the furniture. Rentals also include payment for the use of a garage to provide parking in connection with the dwelling. The garage does not have to be physically contiguous to the dwelling; nor does it have to be leased from the same landlord. This category excludes accommodation services of educational establishments and hostels (11.2.0), of holiday villages and holiday centers (11.2.0), and of retirement homes for elderly persons (12.4.0). Rentals also do not include payment for the use of garages or parking spaces not providing parking in connection with the dwelling (07.2.4). Nor do they include charges for water supply (04.4.1), refuse collection (04.4.2), and sewerage collection (04.4.3); co-proprietor charges for caretaking, gardening, stairwell cleaning, heating and lighting, maintenance of lifts and refuse disposal chutes, etc. in multi-occupied buildings (04.4.4); charges for electricity (04.5.1) and gas (04.5.2); and charges for heating and hot water supplied by district heating plants (04.5.5). This is a subcategory of Housing, Water, Electricity, Gas, and Other Fuels (04) category. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Footwear Including Repair (03.2)" is a classification of semi-durable goods that includes all footwear for men, women, children (three to 13 years), and infants (0 to two years) including sports footwear suitable for everyday or leisure wear (shoes for jogging, cross-training, tennis, basket ball, boating, etc.); repair of footwear; shoe cleaning services; hire of footwear; gaiters, leggings, and similar articles; and total value of the repair service (that is, both the cost of labor and the cost of materials are covered). This category excludes babies' booties made of fabric (03.1.2); orthopedic footwear (06.1.3); game-specific footwear (ski boots, football boots, golfing shoes, and other such footwear fitted with ice skates, rollers, spikes, studs, etc.) (09.3.2); shin-guards, cricket pads, and other such protective apparel for sport (09.3.2); polishes, creams, and other shoe-cleaning articles (05.6.1); and repair (09.3.2) or hire (09.4.1) of game-specific footwear (ski boots, football boots, golfing shoes and other such footwear fitted with ice skates, rollers, spikes, studs, etc.). This category is a subcategory of Clothing and Footwear (03) classification. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Cleaning, Repair, and Hire of Clothing (03.1.4)" is a classification of services that includes dry-cleaning, laundering, and dyeing of garments; darning, mending, repair, and altering of garments; hire of garments; total value of the repair service (that is, both the cost of labor and the cost of materials are covered). This category excludes materials, threads, accessories, etc. purchased by households with the intention of undertaking the repairs themselves (03.1.1) or (03.1.3); repair of household linen and other household textiles (05.2.0); and dry-cleaning, laundering, dyeing, and hiring of household linen, and other household textiles (05.6.2). This category is a subcategory of the Clothing and Footwear (03) and of the Clothing (03.1). Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Other Articles of Clothing and Clothing Accessories (03.1.3)" is a classification of semi-durable goods that includes ties, handkerchiefs, scarves, squares, gloves, mittens, muffs, belts, braces, aprons, smocks, bibs, sleeve protectors, hats, caps, berets, bonnets, etc.; sewing threads, knitting yarns, and accessories for making clothing such as buckles, buttons, press-studs, zip-fasteners, ribbons, laces, trimmings, etc.; gardening gloves and working gloves; and crash helmets for motor cycles and bicycles. This category excludes gloves and other articles made of rubber (05.6.1); pins, safety pins, sewing needles, knitting needles, and thimbles (05.6.1); protective headgear for sports (09.3.2); other protective gear for sports such as life jackets, boxing gloves, body padding, belts, supports, etc. (09.3.2); paper handkerchiefs (12.1.3); watches, jewelry, cufflinks, tie-pins (12.3.1); and walking sticks and canes, umbrellas and parasols, fans, and key rings (12.3.2). This is a subcategory of the Clothing and Footwear (03) and of the Clothing (03.1) categories. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Coffee, Tea, and Cocoa (01.2.1)" is a classification of nondurable goods that includes coffee, whether or not decaffeinated, roasted or ground, including instant coffee; tea, maté, and other plant products for infusions; cocoa, whether or not sweetened, and chocolate-based powder; cocoa-based beverage preparations; coffee and tea substitutes; and extracts and essences of coffee and tea. This category excludes chocolate in bars or slabs (01.1.8) and cocoa-based food and cocoa-based dessert preparations (01.1.8). This is a subcategory of both the Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (01) and the Non-Alcoholic Beverages (01.2) categories. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Non-Alcoholic Beverages (01.2)" is a classification of nondurable goods that includes the goods purchased for consumption at home. This category excludes beverages sold for immediate consumption away from the home by hotels, restaurants, cafés, bars, kiosks, street vendors, automatic vending machines, etc. (11.1.1). This category contains the Coffee, Tea, and Cocoa (01.2.1) and Mineral Waters, Soft Drinks, and Fruit and Vegetable Juices (01.2.2) subcategories. This is a subcategory of both the Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (01) category. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Food Products, Not Elsewhere Classified (01.1.9)" is a classification of nondurable goods that includes salt, spices (pepper, pimento, ginger, etc.), culinary herbs (parsley, rosemary, thyme, etc.), sauces, condiments, seasonings (mustard, mayonnaise, ketchup, soy sauce, etc.), and vinegar; prepared baking powders, baker's yeast, dessert preparations, soups, broths, stocks, culinary ingredients, etc.; and homogenized baby food and dietary preparations irrespective of the composition. This category excludes milk-based desserts (01.1.4), soy milk (01.1.4), artificial sugar substitutes (01.1.8), and cocoa-based dessert preparations (01.1.8). This is a subcategory of both the Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (01) and the Food (01.1) categories. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Water Supply and Miscellaneous Services Relating to the Dwelling (04.4)" is a classification of nondurable goods and services that refers to separately identifiable charges for specific services relating to the dwelling whether or not consumers pay according to consumption, that is, excluding payments for services financed out of general taxation. This category contains Water Supply (04.4.1), Refuse Collection (04.4.2), Sewerage Collection (04.4.3), and Other Services Relating to the Dwelling, Not Elsewhere Classified (04.4.4) subcategories. This category is a subcategory of Housing, Water, Electricity, Gas, and Other Fuels (04) classification. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Oils and Fats (01.1.5)" is a classification of nondurable goods that includes butter and butter products (butter oil, ghee, etc.); margarine (including "diet" margarine) and other vegetable fats (including peanut butter); edible oils (olive oil, corn oil, sunflower-seed oil, cotton-seed oil, soybean oil, groundnut oil, walnut oil, etc.); and edible animal fats (lard, etc.). This category excludes cod or halibut liver oil (06.1.1). This is a subcategory of both the Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (01) and the Food (01.1) categories. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category; Milk, Cheese, and Eggs (01.1.4); is a classification of nondurable goods that includes raw, pasteurized, or sterilized milk; condensed, evaporated, or powdered milk; yogurt, cream, milk-based desserts, milk-based beverages, and other similar milk-based products, cheese, and curd; eggs and egg products made wholly from eggs; milk, cream, or yogurt containing sugar, cocoa, fruit, or flavorings; and dairy products not based on milk such as soy milk. This subcategory excludes butter and butter products (01.1.5). This is a subcategory of both the Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (01) and the Food (01.1) categories. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Fish and Seafood (01.1.3)" is a classification of nondurable goods that includes fresh, chilled, or frozen fish; fresh, chilled, or frozen seafood (crustaceans including land crabs, mollusks and other shellfish, land and sea snails, and frogs), dried, smoked, or salted fish and seafood; other preserved or processed fish and seafood; fish and seafood-based preparations (canned fish and seafood, caviar and other hard roes, fish pies, etc.); and fish and seafood purchased live for consumption as food. This category excludes soups, broths, and stocks containing fish (01.1.9). This is a subcategory of both the Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (01) and the Food (01.1) categories. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Food (01.1)" is a classification of nondurable goods that includes the goods purchased for consumption at home. Food (01.1) excludes food products sold for immediate consumption away from the home by hotels, restaurants, cafés, bars, kiosks, street vendors, automatic vending machines, etc. (11.1.1), cooked dishes prepared by restaurants for consumption off their premises (11.1.1), cooked dishes prepared by catering contractors whether collected by the customer or delivered to the customer's home (11.1.1), and products sold specifically as pet foods (09.3.4). This category contains the Bread and Cereals (01.1.1), Meat (01.1.2), Fish (01.1.3), Milk, Cheese, and Eggs (01.1.4), Oils and Fats (01.1.5), Fruit (01.1.6), Vegetables (01.1.7), Sugar, Jam, Honey, Chocolate, and Confectionery (01.1.8), and Food Products, Not Elsewhere Classified (01.1.9) subcategories. This is a subcategory Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (01) category. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Repair of Audio-Visual, Photographic, and Information Processing Equipment (09.1.5)" is a classification of services that includes repair of audio-visual, photographic, and information processing equipment and total value of the service (that is, both the cost of labor and the cost of materials are covered). This category excludes separate purchases of materials made by households with the intention of undertaking the repair themselves (09.1.1), (09.1.2) or (09.1.3). This category is a subcategory of the Recreation and Culture (09) and of Audio-Visual, Photographic, and Information Processing Equipment (09.1) categories. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Passenger Transport by Road (07.3.2)" is a classification of services that includes transport of individuals and groups of persons and luggage by bus, coach, taxi, and hired car with driver. This category is a subcategory of the Transport (07) and of Transport Services (07.3) categories. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Information Processing Equipment (09.1.3)" is a classification of durable goods that includes personal computers and visual display units, printers, software and miscellaneous accessories accompanying them; calculators, including pocket calculators; typewriters and word processors; and telefax and telephone answering facilities provided by personal computers. This category excludes video-game software (09.3.1), video-game computers that plug into a television set (09.3.1), typewriter ribbons (09.5.4), and slide rules (09.5.4). This category is a subcategory of the Recreation and Culture (09) and of Audio-Visual, Photographic, and Information Processing Equipment (09.1) categories. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Audio-Visual, Photographic, and Information Processing Equipment (09.1)" is a classification of durable goods, semi-durable goods, and services. This category contains Equipment for the Reception, Recording, and Reproduction of Sound and Pictures (09.1.1), Photographic and Cinematographic Equipment and Optical Instruments (09.1.2), Information Processing Equipment (09.1.3), Recording Media (09.1.4), and Repair of Audio-Visual, Photographic, and Information Processing Equipment (09.1.5). This category is a subcategory of Recreation and Culture (09) category. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Postal Services (08.1)" is a classification of services that includes payments for the delivery of letters, postcards, and parcels; private mail and parcel delivery; all purchases of new postage stamps, pre-franked postcards, and aerogrammes. This category excludes purchase of used or cancelled postage stamps (09.3.1), and financial services of post offices (12.6.2). This category is a subcategory of Communications (08) category. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Motor Cars (07.1.1)" is a classification of durable goods that includes new motor cars, passenger vans, station wagons, estate cars, and the like with either two-wheel drive or four-wheel drive; second-hand motor cars, passenger vans, station wagons, estate cars, and the like with either two-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. This category excludes invalid carriages (06.1.3), camper vans (09.2.1), golf carts (09.2.1). This category is a subcategory of the Transport (07) and of Purchases of Vehicles (07.1) category. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Motorcycles, Bicycles, and Animal Drawn Vehicles (07.1.2/3/4" is a classification of durable goods that includes motorcycles of all types, scooters, and powered bicycles; bicycles and tricycles of all types; animal drawn vehicles; side cars; snowmobiles; rickshaws; and animals required to draw the vehicles and related equipment (yokes, collars, harnesses, bridles, reins, etc.). This category excludes invalid carriages (06.1.3), golf carts (09.2.1), toy bicycles and tricycles (09.3.1), horses and ponies, horse or pony drawn vehicles, and related equipment purchased for recreational purposes (09.2.1). This category is a subcategory of the Transport (07) and of Purchases of Vehicles (07.1) categories. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Dental Services (06.2.2)" is a classification of services that includes services of dentists, oral-hygienists, and other dental auxiliaries; and fitting costs of dentures. Dental Services excludes dentures (06.1.3), services of orthodontic specialists (06.2.1), and services of medical analysis laboratories and X-ray centers (06.2.3). This category is a subcategory of the Health (06) and of Out-Patient Services (06.2) categories. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Other Medical Products, Therapeutic Appliances, and Equipment (06.1.2/3)" is a classification of durable goods and services that includes clinical thermometers, adhesive and non-adhesive bandages, hypodermic syringes, first-aid kits, hot-water bottles and ice bags, medical hosiery items such as elasticated stockings and knee-supports, pregnancy tests, condoms, and other mechanical contraceptive devices; corrective eye-glasses and contact lenses, hearing aids, glass eyes, artificial limbs and other prosthetic devices, orthopedic braces and supports, orthopedic footwear, surgical belts, trusses and supports, neck braces, medical massage equipment and health lamps, powered and unpowered wheelchairs and invalid carriages, "special" beds, crutches, electronic and other devices for monitoring blood pressure, etc.; and repair of such articles; and dentures but not fitting costs. This category excludes hire of therapeutic equipment (06.2.3), protective goggles, belts and supports for sport (09.3.2), and sun-glasses not fitted with corrective lenses (12.3.2). This category is a subcategory of the Health (06) and of Medical Products, Appliances, and Equipment (06.1) categories. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Nondurable Household Goods (05.6.1)" is a classification of nondurable goods that includes cleaning and maintenance products such as soaps, washing powders, washing liquids, scouring powders, detergents, disinfectant bleaches, softeners, conditioners, window-cleaning products, waxes, polishes, dyes, unblocking agents, disinfectants, insecticides, fungicides, and distilled water; articles for cleaning such as brooms, scrubbing brushes, dust pans and dust brushes, dusters, tea towels, floorcloths, household sponges, scourers, steel wool, and chamois leathers; paper products such as filters, tablecloths and table napkins, kitchen paper, vacuum cleaner bags, cardboard tableware, including aluminum foil and plastic bin liners; other non-durable household articles such as matches, candles, lamp wicks, methylated spirits, clothes pegs, clothes hangers, pins, safety pins, sewing needles, knitting needles, thimbles, nails, screws, nuts and bolts, tacks, washers, glues and adhesive tapes for household use, string, twine, and rubber gloves; and polishes, creams, and other shoe-cleaning articles. This category excludes horticultural products for the upkeep of ornamental gardens (09.3.3), paper handkerchiefs, toilet paper, toilet soaps, toilet sponges, and other products for personal hygiene (12.1.3). This category is a subcategory of the Furnishings, Household Equipment, and Routine Maintenance of the House (05) and of Goods and Services for Routine Household Maintenance (05.6) categories. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Domestic Services and Household Services (05.6.2)" is a classification of services that includes domestic services supplied by paid staff employed in private service such as butlers, cooks, maids, drivers, gardeners, governesses, secretaries, tutors, and au pairs; similar services, including baby-sitting and housework, supplied by enterprises or self-employed persons; household services such as window cleaning, disinfecting, fumigation, and pest extermination; and dry-cleaning, laundering, and dyeing of household linen, household textiles, and carpets; hire of furniture, furnishings, carpets, household equipment, and household linen. This category excludes dry-cleaning, laundering, and dyeing of garments (03.1.4), refuse collection (04.4.2), sewerage collection (04.4.3), co-proprietor charges for caretaking, gardening, stairwell cleaning, heating and lighting, maintenance of lifts, and refuse disposal chutes, etc. in multi-occupied buildings (04.4.4), security services (04.4.4), snow removal and chimney sweeping (04.4.4), removal and storage services (07.3.6), services of wet nurses, créches, day-care centers, and other child-minding facilities (12.4.0), and bodyguards (12.7.0). This category is a subcategory of the Furnishings, Household Equipment, and Routine Maintenance of the House (05) and of Goods and Services for Routine Household Maintenance (05.6) categories. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Furniture and Furnishings (05.1.1)" is a classification of durable goods that includes beds, sofas, couches, tables, chairs, cupboards, chests of drawers, and bookshelves; lighting equipment such as ceiling lights, standard lamps, globe lights, and bedside lamps; pictures, sculptures, engravings, tapestries, and other art objects including reproductions of works of art and other ornaments; screens, folding partitions, and other furniture and fixtures; delivery and installation when applicable; base-mattresses, mattresses, tatamis; bathroom cabinets; baby furniture such as cradles, high-chairs, and play-pens; blinds; camping and garden furniture; and mirrors, candle-holders, and candlesticks. This category excludes bedding and sunshades (05.2.0, safes (05.3.1, ornamental glass and ceramic articles (05.4.0, clocks (12.3.1, wall thermometers and barometers (12.3.2, carry cots and push-chairs (12.3.2, and works of art and antique furniture acquired primarily as stores of value (capital formation, not covered by HICP). This category is a subcategory of the Furnishings, Household Equipment, and Routine Maintenance of the House (05) and of Furniture and Furnishings, Carpets, and Other Floor Coverings (05.1) categories. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Gardens, Plants, and Flowers (09.3.3)" is a classification of nondurable goods that includes natural or artificial flowers and foliage, plants, shrubs, bulbs, tubers, seeds, fertilizers, composts, garden peat, turf for lawns, specially treated soils for ornamental gardens, horticultural preparations, pots and pot holders; natural and artificial Christmas trees; and delivery charges for flowers and plants. This category excludes gardening gloves (03.1.3), gardening services (04.4.4) or (05.6.2), gardening equipment (05.5.1), and gardening tools (05.5.2). This category is a subcategory of the Recreation and Culture (09) and of Other Recreational Items and Equipment, Gardens and Pets (09.3) categories. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Materials for the Maintenance and Repair of the Dwelling (04.3.1)" is a classification of nondurable goods that includes products and materials, such as paints and varnishes, renderings, wallpapers, fabric wall coverings, window panes, plaster, cement, putty, wallpaper pastes, etc., purchased for minor maintenance and repair of the dwelling; small plumbing items (pipes, taps, joints, etc.); and surfacing materials (floor boards, ceramic tiles, etc.). This category excludes fitted carpets and linoleum (05.1.2); hand tools, door fittings, power sockets, wiring flex, and lamp bulbs (05.5.2); brooms, scrubbing brushes, dusting brushes, and cleaning products (05.6.1); and products, materials, and fixtures used for major maintenance, and repair (intermediate consumption, not covered by HICP) or for extension and conversion of the dwelling (capital formation, not covered by HICP). This category is a subcategory of the Housing, Water, Electricity, Gas, and Other Fuels (04) and of Maintenance and Repair of the Dwelling (04.3) categories. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Medical Products, Appliances, and Equipment (06.1)" is a classification of nondurable goods that covers medicaments, prostheses, medical appliances and equipment and other health-related products purchased by individuals or households, either with or without a prescription, usually from dispensing chemists, pharmacists, or medical equipment suppliers. They are intended for consumption or use outside a health facility or institution. Such products supplied directly to out-patients by medical, dental, and paramedical practitioners or to in-patients by hospitals and the like are included in out-patient services (06.2) or hospital services (06.3). This category contains Pharmaceutical Products (06.1.1) and Other Medical Products, Therapeutic Appliances, and Equipment (06.1.2). This category is a subcategory of Health (06) category. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Equipment for the Reception, Recording, and Reproduction of Sound and Pictures (09.1.1)" is a classification of durable goods that includes television sets, video-cassette players and recorders, television aerials of all types; radio sets, car radios, radio clocks, two-way radios, and amateur radio receivers and transmitters; and gramophones, tape players and recorders, cassette players and recorders, CD-players, personal stereos, stereo systems and their constituent units (turntables, tuners, amplifiers, speakers, etc.), microphones, and earphones. Equipment for the Reception, Recording, and Reproduction of Sound and Pictures (09.1.1) excludes video cameras, camcorders, and sound-recording cameras (09.1.2). The category, Equipment for the Reception, Recording, and Reproduction of Sound and Pictures (09.1.1), is a subcategory of the Recreation and Culture (09) and of Audio-Visual, Photographic, and Information Processing Equipment (09.1) categories. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Operation of Personal Transport Equipment (07.2)" is a classification of semi-durable goods, nondurable goods, energy, and services. Purchases of spare parts, accessories, or lubricants made by households with the intention of undertaking the maintenance, repair, or intervention themselves should be shown under (07.2.1) or (07.2.2). If households pay an enterprise to carry out the maintenance, repair, or fitting, the total value of the service, including the costs of the materials used, should be shown under (07.2.3). This category contains Spare Parts and Accessories for Personal Transport Equipment (07.1.1), Fuels and Lubricants for Personal Transport Equipment (07.2.2), Maintenance and Repair of Personal Transport Equipment (07.2.3), and Other Services in Respect of Personal Transport Equipment (07.2.4). This category is a subcategory of Transport (07) category. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Sewerage Collection (04.4.3)" is a classification of services that includes sewerage collection and disposal. This category is a subcategory of the Housing, Water, Electricity, Gas, and Other Fuels (04) and of Water Supply and Miscellaneous Services Relating to the Dwelling (04.4) categories. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Maintenance and Repair of the Dwelling (04.3)" is a classification of services and nondurable goods that include the Services for and Materials for the Maintenance and Repair of the Dwelling. Maintenance and Repair of Dwellings are distinguished by two features. First, they are activities that have to be undertaken regularly in order to maintain the dwelling in good working order. Second, they do not change the dwelling's performance, capacity or expected service life. Maintenance and Repair of Dwellings includes minor tasks commonly carried out by both tenants and owners, such as interior decoration and repairs to fittings. Also includes major tasks carried out by owners only, such as plastering walls or repairing roofs. Only expenditures, which tenants and owner- occupiers incur on materials and services for minor maintenance and repair, are part of individual consumption expenditure of households. Expenditures, which owner-occupiers incur on materials and services for major maintenance and repair, are not part of individual consumption expenditure of households. Purchases of materials made by tenants or owner-occupiers with the intention of undertaking the maintenance or repair themselves should be shown under (04.3.1). If tenants or owner-occupiers pay an enterprise to carry out the maintenance or repair, the total value of the service, including the costs of the materials used, should be shown under (04.3.2). This category contains the Materials for the Maintenance and Repair of the Dwelling (04.3.1) and Services for the Maintenance and Repair of the Dwelling (04.3.2) subcategories. This is a subcategory of Housing, Water, Electricity, Gas, and Other Fuels (04) category. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Canteens (11.1.2)" is a classification of services that includes catering services of works canteens, office canteens, and canteens in schools, universities, and other educational establishments; university refectories, military messes, and wardrooms. This category excludes food and drink provided to hospital in-patients (06.3.0). This category is a subcategory of the Restaurants and Hotels (11) and of Catering Services (11.1). Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Clothing (03.1)" is a classification of semi-durable goods and services. This category contains the Clothing Materials (03.1.1), Garments (03.1.2), Other Articles of Clothing (03.1.3), and Cleaning, Repair, and Hire of Clothing (03.1.4) subcategories. This is a subcategory of Clothing and Footwear (03) category. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Package Holidays (09.6)" is a classification of services that includes all inclusive holidays or tours which provide for travel, food, accommodation, guides, etc.; half-day and one-day excursion tours; and pilgrimages. This category is a subcategory of Recreational and Cultural (09) category. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Recreational and Sporting Services (09.4.1)" is a classification of services provided by sports stadia, horse-racing courses, motor-racing circuits, velodromes, etc.; skating rinks, swimming pools, golf courses, gymnasia, fitness centers, tennis courts, squash courts, and bowling alleys; fairgrounds and amusement parks; roundabouts, see-saws, and other playground facilities for children; pin-ball machines and other games for adults other than games of chance; ski slopes, ski lifts, and the like; hire of equipment and accessories for sport and recreation, such as airplanes, boats, horses, skiing and camping equipment; out-of-school individual or group lessons in bridge, chess, aerobics, dancing, music, skating, skiing, swimming, or other pastimes; services of mountain guides, tour guides, etc.; navigational aid services for boating; and hire of game-specific footwear (ski boots, football boots, golfing shoes, and other such footwear fitted with ice skates, rollers, spikes, studs, etc.). This category excludes cable-car and chair-lift transport not at ski resorts or holiday centers (07.3.6). This category is a subcategory of the Recreation and Culture (09) and of Recreational and Cultural Services (09.4) categories. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.


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