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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 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 "Other Major Durables for Recreation and Culture (09.2)" is a classification of durable goods and services. This category contains Major Durables for Indoor and Outdoor Recreation including Musical Instruments (09.2.1/2) and Maintenance and Repair of Other Major Durables for Recreation and Culture (09.2.3). 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 "Major Durables for Indoor and Outdoor Recreation Including Musical Instruments (09.2.1/2)" is a classification of durable goods that includes camper vans, caravans, and trailers; airplanes, microlight aircraft, gliders, hang-gliders, and hot-air balloons; boats, outboard motors, sails, rigging, and superstructures; horses and ponies, horse or pony drawn vehicles and related equipment (harnesses, bridles, reins, saddles, etc.), major items for games and sport such as canoes, kayaks, wind-surfing boards, sea-diving equipment, and golf carts; musical instruments of all sizes, including electronic musical instruments, such as pianos, organs, violins, guitars, drums, trumpets, clarinets, flutes, recorders, harmonicas, etc.; billiard tables, ping-pong tables, pin-ball machines, gaming machines, etc.; and fitting out of boats, camper vans, caravans, etc. This category excludes horses and ponies, horse or pony drawn vehicles and related equipment purchased for personal transport (07.1.4), toys (09.3.1), and inflatable boats, rafts, and swimming pools (09.3.2). 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 Recreational Items and Equipment, Gardens and Pets (09.3)" is a classification of nondurable and semi-durable goods. The category, Other Recreational Items and Equipment, Gardens and Pets (09.3), contains Games, Toys, and Hobbies (09.3.1), Equipment for Sport, Camping and Open-Air Recreation (09.3.2), Gardens, Plants, and Flower (09.3.3), and Pets and Related Products including Veterinary and Other Services for Pets (09.3.4/5). 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 "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 "Equipment for Sport, Camping, and Open-Air Recreation (09.3.2)" is a classification of semi-durable goods that includes gymnastic, physical education, and sport equipment such as balls, shuttlecocks, nets, rackets, bats, skis, golf clubs, foils, sabres, poles, weights, discuses, javelins, dumb-bells, chest expanders, and other body-building equipment; parachutes and other sky-diving equipment; firearms and ammunition for hunting, sport and personal protection; fishing rods and other equipment for fishing; equipment for beach and open-air games such as bowls, croquet, frisbee, volleyball and inflatable boats, rafts, and swimming pools; camping equipment such as tents and accessories, sleeping bags, back-packs, air mattresses and inflating pumps, camping stoves, and barbecues; repair of such articles; game-specific footwear (ski boots, football boots, golfing shoes, and other such footwear fitted with ice skates, rollers, spikes, studs, etc.), protective headgear for sports; and other protective gear for sports such as life jackets, boxing gloves, body padding, shin-guards, goggles, belts, supports, etc. This category excludes crash helmets for motor cycles and bicycles (03.1.3), and camping and garden furniture (05.1.1). 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 "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 "Pets and Related Products; Veterinary and Other Services for Pets (09.3.4/5)" is a classification of nondurable goods that includes pets, pet foods, veterinary and grooming products for pets, collars, leashes, kennels, birdcages, fish tanks, cat litter, etc.; veterinary and other services for pets such as grooming, boarding, tattooing, and training. This category excludes horses and ponies (07.1.4) or (09.2.1). 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 "Recreational and Cultural Services (09.4)" is a classification of services. The category, Recreational and Cultural Services (09.4), contains Recreational and Sporting Services (09.4.1) and Cultural Services (09.4.2). 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 "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; 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 "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 "Fruit (01.1.6)" is a classification of nondurable, seasonal goods that includes fresh, chilled, or dried fruit; fruit peel, fruit kernels, nuts, and edible seeds; preserved fruit and fruit-based products; and melons. This category excludes vegetables cultivated for their fruit such as aubergines, cucumbers, and tomatoes (01.1.7), jams, marmalades, compotes, jellies, and fruit purees and pastes (01.1.8), parts of plants preserved in sugar (01.1.8), and fruit juices and syrups (01.2.2). 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 "Vegetables (01.1.7)" is a classification of nondurable, seasonal goods that includes fresh, chilled, frozen, or dried vegetables cultivated for their leaves or stalks (asparagus, broccoli, cauliflower, endives, fennel, spinach, etc.), for their fruit (aubergines, cucumbers, courgettes, green peppers, pumpkins, tomatoes, etc.), and for their roots (beetroots, carrots, onions, parsnips, radishes, turnips, etc.); fresh or chilled potatoes and other tuber vegetables (manioc, arrowroot, cassava, sweet potatoes, etc.); preserved or processed vegetables and vegetable-based products; products of tuber vegetables (flours, meals, flakes, purees, chips, and crisps) including frozen preparations such as chipped potatoes; olives, garlic, pulses, sweetcorn, sea fennel, and other edible seaweed; and mushrooms and other edible fungi. This category excludes potato starch, tapioca, sago, and other starches (01.1.1), soups, broths, and stocks containing vegetables (01.1.9), culinary herbs (parsley, rosemary, thyme, etc.) and spices (pepper, pimento, ginger, etc.) (01.1.9), and vegetable juices (01.2.2). 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 "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 "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 "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 "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 "Mineral Waters, Soft Drinks, Fruit and Vegetable Juice (01.2.2)" is a classification of nondurable goods that includes mineral or spring waters; all drinking water sold in containers; soft drinks such as sodas, lemonades, and colas; fruit and vegetable juices; and syrups and concentrates for the preparation of beverages. This category excludes non-alcoholic beverages, which are generally alcoholic such as non-alcoholic beer (02.1). 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 "Maintenance and Repair of Personal Transport Equipment (07.2.3)" is a classification of services that includes services purchased for the maintenance and repair of personal transport equipment such as fitting of parts and accessories, wheel balancing, technical inspection, breakdown services, oil changes, greasing, and washing; 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 spare parts, accessories, or lubricants made by households with the intention of undertaking the maintenance or repair them (07.2.1) or (07.2.2), and road worthiness tests (07.2.4). 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 "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 "Transport Services (07.3)" is a classification of services. Purchases of transport services are generally classified by mode of transport. When a ticket covers two or more modes of transport - for example, intra-urban bus and underground or inter-urban train and ferry - and the expenditure cannot be apportioned between them, then such purchases should be classified in (07.3.5). Costs of meals, snacks, drinks, refreshments or accommodation services have to be included if covered by the fare and not separately priced. If separately priced, these costs have to be classified in Division 11. School transport services are included, but ambulance services are excluded (06.2.3). This category contains Passenger Transport by Railway (07.3.1), Passenger Transport by Road (07.3.2), Passenger Transport by Air (07.3.3), Passenger Transport by Sea and Inland Waterway (07.3.4), Combined Passenger Transport (07.3.5), Other Purchased Transport Services (07.3.6). 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 "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 "Passenger Transport by Air (07.3.3)" is a classification of services that includes transport of individuals and groups of persons and luggage by airplane and helicopter. 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 "Communications (08)" is a classification of services. The category, Communications (07), contains Postal Services (08.1), and Telephone and Telefax Equipment (08.2), and Telephone and Telefax Services (08.3) categories and all subcategories therein. 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 "Transport (07)" is a classification of durable goods, nondurable goods, semi-durable goods, services, and energy. This category contains Purchase of Vehicles (07.1), Operation of Personal Transport Equipment (07.2), and Transport Services (07.3) categories and all subcategories therein. 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 "Purchase of Vehicles (07.1)" is a classification of durable goods that includes purchases by households of new vehicles and purchases by households of second-hand vehicles from other institutional sectors, which are typically garages or car dealers. Sales of second-hand vehicles between households are not covered. Purchases are net of sales by households of second-hand vehicles to other institutional sectors. Member Countries may take either a net weight for new cars (gross weight minus the trade-in value of used cars) and a net weight for second-hand cars, or a gross weight for new cars (not taking into account the trade-in of used cars) and a weight for second-hand cars including any business sector trade-margin. Purchase of Vehicles also covers purchases through financial leasing arrangements. This category excludes the Purchase of Recreational Vehicles such as camper vans, caravans, trailers, airplanes, and boats, which are covered by (09.2.1). This category contains Motor Cars (07.1.1) and Motorcycles, bicycles, and Animal Drawn Vehicles (07.1.2/3/4). 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 "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 "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 "Fuels and Lubricants for Personal Transport Equipment (07.2.2)" is a classification of nondurable goods and energy that includes petrol and other fuels such as diesel, liquid petroleum gas, alcohol, and two-stroke mixtures; lubricants, brake, and transmission fluids, coolants, and additives; and fuel for major tools and equipment covered under (05.5.1) and recreational vehicles covered under (09.2.1). This category excludes charges for oil changes and greasing (07.2.3). The category, Fuels and Lubricants for Personal Transport Equipment (07.2.2), 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 "Health (06)" is a classification of nondurable goods and services that include health services purchased from school and university health centers. This category contains the subcategories of Medical Products, Appliances, and Equipment (06.1), Out-Patient Services (06.2), and Hospital Services (06.3) categories and all subcategories therein. 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 "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 "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 "Liquid Fuels (04.5.3)" is a classification of nondurable goods and energy that includes domestic heating and lighting oils. 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 "Solid Fuels (04.5.4)" is a classification of nondurable goods and energy that includes coal, coke, briquettes, firewood, charcoal, peat, and the like. 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 "Furnishings, Household Equipment, and Routine Maintenance of the House (05)" is a classification of durable goods, nondurable goods, semi-durable goods, and services. This category contains Furniture and Furnishings, Carpets, and Other Floor Coverings (05.1), Household Textiles (05.2), Household Appliances (05.3), Glassware, Tableware, and Household Utensils (05.4), Tools and Equipment for House and Garden (05.5), and Goods and Services for Routine Household Maintenance (05.6) categories and all subcategories therein. 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 "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 "Carpets and Other Floor Coverings (05.1.2)" is a classification of durable goods that includes loose carpets, fitted carpets, linoleum, and other such floor coverings; and laying of floor coverings. This category excludes bathroom mats, rush mats, and door mats (05.2.0, and antique floor coverings 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 "Telephone and Telefax Services (08.3)" is a classification of services that includes installation and subscription costs of personal telephone equipment; 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; telegraphy, telex, and telefax services; information transmission services; internet connection services; hire of telephones, telefax machines, telephone answering-machines and telephone loudspeakers; and radiotelephony, radiotelegraphy, and radiotelex services. Telephone and Telefax Services (08.3) excludes telefax and telephone answering facilities provided by personal computers (09.1.3). The category, Telephone and Telefax Services (08.3), is a subcategory of the Communications (07) and of Telephone and Telefax Equipment and Services (08.2/3) 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 "Recreation and Culture (09)" is a classification of durable goods, nondurable goods, semi-durable goods, and services. This category contains Audio-Visual, Photographic, and Information Processing Equipment (09.1), Other Major Durables for Recreation and Culture (09.2), Other Recreational Items and Equipment, Gardens and Pets (09.3), Recreational and Cultural Services (09.4), Newspapers, Books, and Stationery (09.5), and Package Holidays (09.6), categories and all subcategories therein. 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 "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 "Accommodation Services (11.2)" is a classification of services that includes hotels, boarding houses, motels, inns, and establishments offering "bed and breakfast"; holiday villages and holiday centers, camping and caravan sites, youth hostels and mountain chalets; boarding schools, universities, and other educational establishments; public transport (trains, boats, etc.) when priced separately; hostels for young workers or immigrants; tips; and porters. Accommodation Services (11.2) excludes payments of households occupying a room in a hotel or boarding house as their main residence (04.1.1), rentals paid by households for a secondary residence for the duration of a holiday (04.1.2), telephone calls (08.3.0), catering services in such establishments except for breakfast or other meals included in the price of the accommodation (11.1.1), and housing in orphanages, homes for disabled or maladjusted persons (12.4.0). The category, Accommodation Services (11.2), is a subcategory of the Restaurants and Hotels (11) 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 "Miscellaneous Goods and Services (12)" is a classification of semi-durable goods, nondurable goods, durable goods, and services. This category contains Personal Care (12.1), Personal Effects, Not Elsewhere Classified (12.3), Social Protection (12.4), Insurance (12.5), Financial Services, Not Elsewhere Classified (12.6), and Other Services, Not Elsewhere Classified (12.7) categories and all subcategories therein. 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 "Recording Media (09.1.4)" is a classification of semi-durable goods that includes records and compact discs; pre-recorded tapes, cassettes, video cassettes, diskettes and CD-ROMs for tape recorders, cassette recorders, video recorders, and personal computers; unrecorded tapes, cassettes, video cassettes, diskettes and CD-ROMs for tape recorders, cassette recorders, video recorders, and personal computers; unexposed films, cartridges, and discs for photographic and cinematographic use; photographic supplies such as paper and flash bulbs; and unexposed film the price of which includes the cost of processing without separately identifying it. Recording Media (09.1.4) excludes batteries (05.5.2), computer software (09.1.3), video-game software, video-game cassettes, and video-game CD-ROMs (09.3.1), and development of films and printing of photographs (09.4.2). 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 "Garments (03.1.2)" is a classification of semi-durable goods that includes garments for men, women, children (three to 13 years), infants (0 to two years), either ready-to-wear or made-to-measure, in all materials (including leather, furs, plastics, and rubber), for everyday wear, for sport, or for work; capes, overcoats, raincoats, anoraks, parkas, blousons, jackets, trousers, waistcoats, suits, costumes, dresses, skirts, etc.; shirts, blouses, pullovers, sweaters, cardigans, shorts, swimsuits, track suits, jogging suits, sweatshirts, T-shirts, leotards, etc.; vests, underpants, socks, stockings, tights, petticoats, brassieres, knickers, slips, girdles, corsets, body stockings, etc.; pajamas, night-shirts, night dresses, housecoats, dressing gowns, bathrobes, etc.; and baby clothes and babies' booties made of fabric. This category excludes articles of medical hosiery such as elastic stockings (06.1.2) and babies' napkins (12.1.3). 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 "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 "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 "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 "Housing, Water, Electricity, Gas, and Other Fuels (04)"; is a classification of nondurable goods, services, and energy. The category; Housing, Water, Electricity, Gas, and Other Fuels (04); contains Actual Rentals for Housing (04.1), Maintenance and Repair of the Dwelling (04.3), Water Supply and Miscellaneous Services Relating to the Dwelling (04.4), and Electricity, Gas, and Other Fuels (04.5) categories and all subcategories therein. 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 "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 "Services for the Maintenance and Repair of the Dwelling (04.3.2)" is a classification of services that includes services of plumbers, electricians, carpenters, glaziers, painters, decorators, floor polishers, etc. engaged for minor maintenance and repair of the dwelling 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 maintenance or repair themselves (04.3.1); services engaged 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). 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 "Insurance (12.5)" is a classification of services that includes service charges for insurance are classified by type of insurance namely, life insurance and non-life insurance (that is, insurance in connection with the dwelling, health, transport, etc.). Service charges for multi-risk insurance covering several risks should be classified on the basis of the cost of the principal risk if it is not possible to allocate the service charges to the various risks covered. Service charge is defined as the difference between claims due and premiums earned and premium supplement. This category contains Insurance Connected with the Dwelling (12.5.2), Insurance Connected with Health (12.5.3), Insurance Connected with Transport (12.5.4) and Other Insurance (12.5.5). This category is a subcategory of Miscellaneous Goods and Services (12) 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 "Insurance Connected with the Dwelling (12.5.2)" is a classification of services that includes service charges paid by owner-occupiers and by tenants for the kinds of insurance typically taken out by tenants against fire, theft, water damage, etc. This category excludes service charges paid by owner-occupiers for the kinds of insurance typically taken out by landlords. 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.


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