The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Newspapers, Books, and Stationery (09.5)" is a classification of semi-durable and nondurable goods that refers to that part of expenditure paid by consumers and not reimbursed by government, social security, or Non-Profit Institutions Serving Households. The category; Newspaper, Books, and Stationery (09.5), contains Books (09.5.1), Newspapers and Periodicals (09.5.2), and Miscellaneous Printed Matter, Stationery, and Drawing Materials (09.5.3/4). 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.