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  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

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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 "Major Household Appliances Whether Electric or Not and Small Electric Household Appliances (05.3.1/2)" is a classification of durable goods and semi-durable goods that includes refrigerators, freezers, and fridge-freezers; washing-machines, dryers, drying cabinets, dishwashers, and ironing and pressing machines; cookers, spit roasters, hobs, ranges, ovens, and micro-wave ovens; air conditioners, humidifiers, space heaters, water heaters, ventilators, and extractor hoods; vacuum cleaners, steam-cleaning machines, carpet shampooing machines, and machines for scrubbing, waxing, and polishing floors; other major household appliances such as safes, sewing machines, knitting machines, water softeners, etc.; coffee mills, coffee-makers, juice extractors, can openers, food mixers, deep fryers, meat grills, knives, toasters, ice cream makers, sorbet makers, yogurt makers, hotplates, irons, kettles, fans, electric blankets, etc.; and delivery and installation of the appliances when applicable. The durable goods portion of this index is the Major Household Appliances Whether Electric or Not, and the Small Electric Household Appliances is the semi-durable goods portion of the index. This category excludes such appliances that are built into the structure of the building (capital formation, not covered by HICP), small non-electric household articles and kitchen utensils (05.4.0), household scales (05.4.0), and personal weighing machines and baby scales (12.1.3). This category is a subcategory of the Furnishings, Household Equipment, and Routine Maintenance of the House (05) and of Household Appliances (05.3) 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, Quarterly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

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  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

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  • Growth Rate Same Period Previous Year, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

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  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

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  • Index source base, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    OECD descriptor ID: CP020000 OECD unit ID: IXNB OECD country ID: IRLAll OECD data should be cited as follows: OECD,"Main Economic Indicators - complete database"Main Economic Indicators(database)http://dx.doi.org/10.1787/data-00052-en(Accessed on date)Copyright, 2016, OECD. Reprinted with permission.

  • Index 2015=100, Annual, Not Seasonally Adjusted

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  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Catering Services (11.1)" is a classification of services. This category contains Restaurants, cafés, and the Like (11.1.1) and Canteens (11.1.2) subcategories. This category is a subcategory of Restaurants and Hotels (11) 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 "Restaurants, cafés, and the Like (11.1.1)" is a classification of services that includes catering services (meals, snacks, drinks, and refreshments) provided by restaurants, cafés, buffets, bars, tea-rooms, etc.; places providing recreational, cultural, sporting or entertainment services: theaters, cinemas, sports stadia, swimming pools, sports complexes, museums, art galleries, night clubs, dancing establishments, etc.; on public transport (coaches, trains, boats, airplanes, etc.) when priced separately; the sale of food products and beverages for immediate consumption by kiosks, street vendors and the like, food products and beverages dispensed ready for consumption by automatic vending machines; the sale of cooked dishes by restaurants for consumption off their premises; the sale of cooked dishes by catering contractors whether collected by the customer or delivered to the customer's home; and tips. This category excludes tobacco purchases (02.2.0), telephone calls (08.3.0). 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 "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 "Personal Care (12.1)" is a classification of nondurable goods and services. The category, Personal Care (12.1), contains Hairdressing Salons and Personal Grooming Establishments (12.1.1) and Electric Appliances for Personal Care, Other Appliances, Articles, and Products for Personal Care (12.1.2/3). 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 "Hairdressing Salons and Personal Grooming Establishments (12.1.1)" is a classification of services that includes services of hairdressing salons, barbers, beauty shops, manicures, pedicures, Turkish baths, saunas, solaria, non-medical massages, etc.; and body care, depilation, and the like. This category excludes spas (06.2.3) or (06.3.0), fitness centers (09.4.1). This category is a subcategory of the Miscellaneous Goods and Services (12) and of Personal Car (12.1). 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 "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 "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 "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 "Spirits (02.1.1)" is a classification of nondurable goods that includes eaux-de-vie, liqueurs, and other spirits; mead; and aperitifs other than wine-based aperitifs (02.1.2). This is a subcategory of the Beverages, Tobacco, and Narcotics (02) and the Alcoholic Beverages (02.1) 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 "Wine (02.1.2)" is a classification of nondurable goods that includes wine, cider, and perry, including sake, wine-based aperitifs, fortified wines, champagne, and other sparkling wines. This category is a subcategory of the Alcoholic Beverages, Tobacco, and Narcotics (02) classification and of Alcoholic Beverages (02.1). 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 "Beer (02.1.3)" is a classification of nondurable goods that includes all kinds of beer such as ale, lager and porter; low-alcoholic beer and non-alcoholic beer; and shandy. This category is a subcategory of the Alcoholic Beverages, Tobacco, and Narcotics (02) classification and of Alcoholic Beverages (02.1). 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 "Tobacco (02.2)" is a classification of nondurable goods that includes cigarettes; cigarette tobacco and cigarette papers; and cigars, pipe tobacco, chewing tobacco, or snuff. This classification covers all purchases of tobacco by households, including purchases of tobacco in restaurants, cafés, bars, and service stations, etc. This category excludes other smokers' articles (12.3.2). This category is a subcategory of Alcoholic Beverages, Tobacco, and Narcotics (02) 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 "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 "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 "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 "Spares Parts and Accessories for Personal Transport Equipment (07.2.1)" is a classification of semi-durable goods that includes tires (new, used, or retreaded), inner tubes, spark plugs, batteries, shock absorbers, filters, pumps, and other spare parts or accessories for personal transport equipment; and products specifically for the cleaning and maintenance of transport equipment such as paints, chrome cleaners, sealing compounds, and bodywork polishes; covers for motor cars, motor cycles, etc. This category excludes crash helmets for motor cycles and bicycles (03.1.3), non-specific products for cleaning and maintenance such as distilled water, household sponges, chamois leathers, detergents, etc. (05.6.1), charges for the fitting of spare parts and accessories and for the painting, washing, and polishing of bodywork (07.2.3), radio-telephones (08.2.0), car radios (09.1.1), and baby-seats for cars (12.3.2). The category, Spare Parts and Accessories for Personal Transport Equipment (07.2.1), 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 "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 "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 "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 "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 "Alcoholic Beverages, Tobacco, and Narcotics (02)" is a classification of nondurable goods. This classification contains the Alcoholic Beverages (02.1) and Tobacco (02.2) 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 "Alcoholic Beverages (02.1)" is a classification of nondurable goods that includes the goods purchased for consumption at home and beverages classified here include low or non-alcoholic beverages, which are generally alcoholic such as non-alcoholic beer. This category excludes alcoholic beverages sold for immediate consumption away from the home by hotels, restaurants, cafés, bars, kiosks, street vendors, automatic vending machines, etc. (11.1.1) but contains the Spirits (02.1.1), Wine (02.1.2), and Beer (02.1.3) subcategories. This is a subcategory of the Alcoholic Beverages, Tobacco, and Narcotics (02) 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, 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 "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 "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 "Other Services Relating to the Dwelling, Not Elsewhere Classified (04.4.4)" is a classification of services that includes co-proprietor charges for caretaking, gardening, stairwell cleaning, heating and lighting, maintenance of lifts and refuse disposal chutes, etc. in multi-occupied buildings; security services; and snow removal and chimney sweeping. This category excludes household services such as window cleaning, disinfecting, fumigation and pest extermination (05.6.2) and bodyguards (12.7.0). 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 "Electricity, Gas, and Other Fuels (04.5)" is a classification of nondurable goods and energy. This category contains the Electricity (04.5.1), Gas (04.5.2), Liquid Fuels (04.5.3), Solid Fuels (04.5.4), and Heat Energy (04.5.5). This category 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 "Electricity (04.5.1)" is a classification of nondurable goods and energy that includes electricity, associated expenditure such as hire of meters, reading of meters, standing charges, etc. 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 "Gas (04.5.2)" is a classification of nondurable goods and energy that includes town gas and natural gas, liquefied hydrocarbons (butane, propane, etc.), associated expenditure such as hire of meters, reading of meters, storage containers, standing charges, etc. 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 "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 "Clothing and Footwear (03)" is a classification of semi-durable goods and services. This classification contains the Clothing (03.1) and Footwear (03.2) 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 "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 "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 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 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 "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 "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 "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 "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 "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.


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