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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

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

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Household Textiles (05.2)" is a classification of semi-durable goods that includes furnishing fabrics, curtain material, curtains, double curtains, awnings, door curtains, and fabric blinds; bedding such as futons, pillows, bolsters, and hammocks; bed linens such as sheets, pillowcases, blankets, travelling rugs, plaids, eiderdowns, counterpanes, and mosquito nets; table linen and bathroom linen such as tablecloths, table napkins, towels, and facecloths; other household textiles such as shopping bags, laundry bags, shoe bags, covers for clothes and furniture, flags, sunshades, etc.; repair of such articles; and cloth bought by the piece; oilcloth; bathroom mats, rush mats, and door mats. This category excludes fabric wall coverings (04.3.1), tapestries (05.1.1), floor coverings such as carpets and fitted carpets (05.1.2), electric blankets (05.3.2), covers for motor cars, motor cycles, etc. (07.2.1), and air mattresses and sleeping bags (09.3.2). The category is a subcategory of Furnishings, Household Equipment, and Routine Maintenance of the House (05) category. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

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

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Other Services, Not Elsewhere Classified (12.7)" is a classification of services that includes fees for legal services, employment agencies, etc.; charges for undertaking and other funeral services; payment for the services of estate agents, housing agents, auctioneers, salesroom operators and other intermediaries; payment for photocopies and other reproductions of documents; fees for the issue of birth, marriage and death certificates and other administrative documents; payment for newspaper notices and advertisements; and payment for the services of graphologists, astrologers, private detectives, bodyguards, matrimonial agencies and marriage guidance counselors, public writers, miscellaneous concessions (seats, toilets, cloakrooms), etc. This category excludes following the conventions of ESA 1995, excluded are contributions and dues for membership of professional associations, churches and social, cultural, recreational, and sports clubs (ESA 1995, paragraph 3.77.e). 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 "Telephone and Telefax Equipment and Services(08.2/3)" is a classification of services that includes purchases of telephones, radio-telephones, telefax machines, telephone-answering machines, and telephone loudspeakers; repair of such equipment (08.2.0), installation and subscription costs of personal telephone equipment (08.3.0), telephone calls from a private line or from a public line (public telephone box, post office cabin, etc.), telephone calls from hotels, cafés, restaurants, and the like (08.3.0), telegraphy, telex and telefax services (08.3.0), information transmission services; internet connection services (08.3.0), hire of telephones, telefax machines, telephone answering-machines, and telephone loudspeakers (08.3.0), and radiotelephony, radiotelegraphy, and radiotelex services. Telephone and Telefax Equipment and Services (08.2/3) excludes telefax and telephone answering facilities provided by personal computers (09.1.3). Member States able to separate Telephone and Telefax Equipment and Services (08.2/3.0) into goods or services, Telephone and Telefax Equipment (08.2.0) or Telephone and Telefax Services (08.3.0), shall produce Telephone and Telefax Equipment and Telephone and Telefax Services indices as well as the combined index, Telephone and Telefax Equipment and Services (08.2/3.0). The category, Telephone and Telefax Equipment and Services (08.2/3), contains Telephone and Telefax Equipment (08.2) and Telephone and Telefax Services (08.3). This category is a subcategory of Communications (08) category. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "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 "Electrical Appliances for Personal Care, Other Appliances, Articles, and Products for Personal Care (12.1.2/3)" is a classification of nondurable goods that includes electric razors and hair trimmers, hand-held and hood hair dryers, curling tongs and styling combs, sun-lamps, vibrators, electric toothbrushes and other electric appliances for dental hygiene, etc.; repair of such appliances; non-electric appliances such as razors, hair trimmers, blades, scissors, nail files, combs, shaving brushes, hairbrushes, toothbrushes, nail brushes, hairpins, curlers, personal weighing machines, baby scales, etc.; articles for personal hygiene such as toilet soap, medicinal soap, cleansing oil and milk, shaving soap, shaving cream and foam, toothpaste, etc.; beauty products such as lipstick, nail varnish, make-up and make-up removal products (including powder compacts, brushes, and powder puffs), hair lacquers and lotions, pre-shave and after-shave products, sun-bathing products, hair removers, perfumes and toilet waters, personal deodorants, bath products, etc.; and toilet paper, paper handkerchiefs, paper towels, sanitary towels, cotton wool, cotton tops, babies' napkins, toilet sponges, etc. This category excludes handkerchiefs made of fabric (03.1.3). 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 "Personal Effects, Not Elsewhere Classified (12.3)" is a classification of durable and semi-durable goods. The category; Personal Effects, Not Elsewhere Classified (12.3), contains Jewelry, Clocks, and Watches (12.3.1) and Other Personal Effects (12.3.2).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 "Jewelry, Clocks, and Watches (12.3.1)" is a classification of durable goods that includes precious stones and metals and jewelry fashioned out of such stones and metals; costume jewelry, cuff-links and tie-pins, clocks, watches, stop-watches, alarm clocks, travel clocks, and repair of such articles. This category excludes ornaments (05.1.1) or (05.4.0); radio clocks (09.1.1), precious stones and metals and jewelry fashioned out of such stones and metals acquired primarily as stores of value (capital formation, not covered by HICP). This category is a subcategory of the Miscellaneous Goods and Service (12) and of Personal Effects, Not Elsewhere Classified (12.3). 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 "Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (01)" is a classification of nondurable goods. This classification contains the Food (01.1) and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (01.2) 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 "Food (01.1)" is a classification of nondurable goods that includes the goods purchased for consumption at home. Food (01.1) excludes food products sold for immediate consumption away from the home by hotels, restaurants, cafés, bars, kiosks, street vendors, automatic vending machines, etc. (11.1.1), cooked dishes prepared by restaurants for consumption off their premises (11.1.1), cooked dishes prepared by catering contractors whether collected by the customer or delivered to the customer's home (11.1.1), and products sold specifically as pet foods (09.3.4). This category contains the Bread and Cereals (01.1.1), Meat (01.1.2), Fish (01.1.3), Milk, Cheese, and Eggs (01.1.4), Oils and Fats (01.1.5), Fruit (01.1.6), Vegetables (01.1.7), Sugar, Jam, Honey, Chocolate, and Confectionery (01.1.8), and Food Products, Not Elsewhere Classified (01.1.9) subcategories. This is a subcategory Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (01) category. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Bread and Cereals (01.1.1)" is a classification of nondurable goods that includes rice in all forms; maize, wheat, barley, oats, rye, and other cereals in the form of grain; flour or meal; bread and other bakery products (crispbread, rusks, toasted bread, biscuits, gingerbread, wafers, waffles, crumpets, muffins, croissants, cakes, tarts, pies, quiches, pizzas, etc.), mixes and doughs for the preparation of bakery products; pasta products in all forms and couscous; and cereal preparations (cornflakes, oatflakes, etc.) and other cereal products (malt, malt flour, malt extract, potato starch, tapioca, sago, and other starches), and farinaceous-based products prepared with meat, fish, seafood, cheese, vegetables, or fruit. This category excludes meat pies (01.1.2), fish pies (01.1.3), and sweetcorn (01.1.7). 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 "Meat (01.1.2)" a classification of nondurable goods that includes fresh, chilled, or frozen meat of: bovine animals, swine, sheep, and goat; horse, mule, donkey, camel, and the like; poultry (chicken, duck, goose, turkey, guinea fowl), hare, rabbit, and game (antelope, deer, boar, pheasant, grouse, pigeon, quail, etc.), fresh, chilled, or frozen edible offal; dried, salted, or smoked meat and edible offal (sausages, salami, bacon, ham, pâté, etc.), other preserved or processed meat and meat-based preparations (canned meat, meat extracts, meat juices, meat pies, etc.), meat and edible offal of marine mammals (seals, walruses, whales, etc.) and exotic animals (kangaroo, ostrich, alligator, etc.), and animals and poultry purchased live for consumption as food. This category (01.1.2) excludes land and sea snails (01.1.3), lard and other edible animal fats (01.1.5), and soups, broths, and stocks containing meat (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 "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 "Clothing Materials (03.1.1)" is a classification of semi-durable goods that includes clothing materials of natural fibers, of man-made fibers, and of their mixtures. This category excludes furnishing fabrics (05.2.0). This is a subcategory of the Clothing and Footwear (03) and of the Clothing (03.1) categories. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "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 "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, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Repair of Household Appliances (05.3.3)" is a classification of services that includes repair of household appliances; total value of the service (that is, both the cost of labor and the cost of materials are covered), and charges for the leasing or rental of major household appliances. This category excludes separate purchases of materials made by households with the intention of undertaking the repair themselves (05.3.1) or (05.3.2). This category is a subcategory of the Furnishings, Household Equipment, and Routine Maintenance of the House (05) and of Household Appliances (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 "Glassware, Tableware, and Household Utensils (05.4)" is a classification of semi-durable goods that includes glassware, crystal-ware, ceramic ware and chinaware of the kind used for table, kitchen, bathroom, toilet, and office and indoor decoration; cutlery, flatware, and silverware; non-electric kitchen utensils of all materials such as saucepans, stewpots, pressure cookers, frying pans, coffee mills, purée-makers, mincers, hotplates, household scales, and other such mechanical devices; non-electric household articles of all materials such as containers for bread, coffee, spices, etc., waste bins, waste-paper baskets, laundry baskets, portable money-boxes and strong-boxes, towel rails, bottle racks, irons and ironing boards, letter boxes, feeding bottles, thermos flasks, and ice boxes; and repair of such articles. This category excludes lighting equipment (05.1.1), electric household appliances (05.3.1) or (05.3.2), cardboard tableware (05.6.1), 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) 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 "Tools and Equipment for House and Garden (05.5)" is a classification of durable and semi-durable goods that includes motorized tools and equipment such as electric drills, saws, sanders and hedge cutters, garden tractors, lawn mowers, cultivators, chain saws, and water pumps; repair of such articles; hand tools such as saws, hammers, screwdrivers, wrenches, spanners, pliers, trimming knives, rasps, and files; garden tools such as wheel barrows, watering cans, hoses, spades, shovels, rakes, forks, scythes, sickles, and secateurs; ladders and steps; door fittings (hinges, handles, and locks), fittings for radiators and fireplaces, and other metal articles for the house (curtain rails, carpet rods, hooks, etc.) or for the garden (chains, grids, stakes, and hoop segments for fencing and bordering), small electric accessories such as power sockets, switches, wiring flex, electric bulbs, fluorescent lighting tubes, torches, flashlights, hand-lamps, electric batteries for general use, bells, and alarms; repair of such articles; and charges for the leasing or rental of do-it-yourself machinery and equipment. This category contains the subcategory of Major Tools and Equipment and Small Tools and Miscellaneous Accessories (05.5.1/2). This category is a subcategory of Furnishings, Household Equipment, and Routine Maintenance of the House (05) category. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Goods and Services for Routine Household Maintenance (05.6)" is a classification of nondurable goods and services. This category contains the subcategories of Nondurable Household Goods (05.6.1) and Domestic Services and Household Services (05.6.2). This category is a subcategory of Furnishings, Household Equipment, and Routine Maintenance of the House (05) category. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

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

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "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 "Telephone and Telefax Equipment (08.2)" is a classification of goods that includes purchases of telephones, radio-telephones, telefax machines, telephone-answering machines, and telephone loudspeakers; and repair of such equipment. Telephone and Telefax Equipment excludes telefax and telephone answering facilities provided by personal computers (09.1.3). The category, Telephone and Telefax Equipment (08.2), 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 "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 "Photographic and Cinematographic Equipment and Optical Instruments (09.1.2)" is a classification of durable goods that includes still cameras, movie cameras and sound-recording cameras, video cameras and camcorders, film and slide projectors, enlargers and film processing equipment, accessories (screens, viewers, lenses, flash attachments, filters, exposure meters, etc.), and binoculars, microscopes, telescopes, and compasses. 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 "Package Holidays (09.6)" is a classification of services that includes all inclusive holidays or tours which provide for travel, food, accommodation, guides, etc.; half-day and one-day excursion tours; and pilgrimages. This category is a subcategory of Recreational and Cultural (09) category. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Other Personal Effects (12.3.2)" is a classification of semi-durable goods that includes travel goods and other carriers of personal effects: suitcases, trunks, travel bags, attaché cases, satchels, hand-bags, wallets, purses, etc.; articles for babies such as baby carriages, push-chairs, carry cots, recliners, car beds and seats, back-carriers, front carriers, reins and harnesses, etc.; articles for smokers such as pipes, lighters, cigarette cases, cigar cutters, etc.; miscellaneous personal articles such as sun-glasses, walking sticks and canes, umbrellas and parasols, fans, key rings, etc.; funerary articles such as coffins, gravestones, urns, etc.; repair of such articles; and wall thermometers and barometers. This category excludes baby furniture (05.1.1), shopping bags (05.2.0), and feeding bottles (05.4.0). This category is a subcategory of the Miscellaneous Goods and Service (12) and of Personal Effects, Not Elsewhere Classified (12.3). 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 "Information Processing Equipment (09.1.3)" is a classification of durable goods that includes personal computers and visual display units, printers, software and miscellaneous accessories accompanying them; calculators, including pocket calculators; typewriters and word processors; and telefax and telephone answering facilities provided by personal computers. This category excludes video-game software (09.3.1), video-game computers that plug into a television set (09.3.1), typewriter ribbons (09.5.4), and slide rules (09.5.4). This category is a subcategory of the Recreation and Culture (09) and of Audio-Visual, Photographic, and Information Processing Equipment (09.1) categories. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

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

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Cultural Services (09.4.2)" is a classification of services provided by cinemas, theaters, opera houses, concert halls, music halls, circuses, sound and light shows, museums, libraries, art galleries, exhibitions, historic monuments, national parks, zoological and botanical gardens, aquaria; hire of equipment and accessories for culture, such as television sets, video cassettes, etc.; television and radio broadcasting, in particular license fees for television equipment and subscriptions to television networks; services of photographers such as film developing, print processing, enlarging, portrait photography, wedding photography, etc.; and services of musicians, clowns, and performers for private entertainments. This category is a subcategory of the Recreation and Culture (09) and of Recreational and Cultural Services (09.4) categories. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Newspapers, Books, and Stationery (09.5)" is a classification of semi-durable and nondurable goods that refers to that part of expenditure paid by consumers and not reimbursed by government, social security, or Non-Profit Institutions Serving Households. The category; Newspaper, Books, and Stationery (09.5), contains Books (09.5.1), Newspapers and Periodicals (09.5.2), and Miscellaneous Printed Matter, Stationery, and Drawing Materials (09.5.3/4). This category is a subcategory of Recreational and Cultural (09) category. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Books (09.5.1)" is a classification of semi-durable goods that includes books, including atlases, dictionaries, encyclopedias, text books, guidebooks, musical scores, scrapbooks and albums for children, and book binding. This category excludes stamp albums (09.3.1). This category is a subcategory of the Recreation and Culture (09) and of Newspapers, Books, and Stationery (09.5) 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 "Miscellaneous Printed Matter, Stationery, and Drawing Materials (09.5.3/4)" is a classification of nondurable goods that includes catalogues and advertising material; posters, plain or picture postcards, and calendars; greeting cards, visiting cards, and announcement and message cards; maps and globes, writing pads, envelopes, account books, notebooks, diaries, etc.; pens, pencils, fountain pens, ball-point pens, felt-tip pens, inks, erasers, pencil sharpeners, etc.; stencils, carbon paper, typewriter ribbons, inking pads, correcting fluids, etc.; paper punches, paper cutters, paper scissors, office glues and adhesives, staplers and staples, paper clips, drawing pins, etc.; drawing and painting materials such as canvas, paper, card, paints, crayons, pastels, and brushes; and educational materials such as exercise books, slide rules, geometry instruments, slates, chalks, and pencil boxes. This category excludes pre-franked postcards and aerogrammes (08.1.0), stamp albums (09.3.1), and pocket calculators (09.1.3). This category is a subcategory of the Recreation and Culture (09) and of Newspapers, Books, and Stationery (09.5) 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 "Domestic Services and Household Services (05.6.2)" is a classification of services that includes domestic services supplied by paid staff employed in private service such as butlers, cooks, maids, drivers, gardeners, governesses, secretaries, tutors, and au pairs; similar services, including baby-sitting and housework, supplied by enterprises or self-employed persons; household services such as window cleaning, disinfecting, fumigation, and pest extermination; and dry-cleaning, laundering, and dyeing of household linen, household textiles, and carpets; hire of furniture, furnishings, carpets, household equipment, and household linen. This category excludes dry-cleaning, laundering, and dyeing of garments (03.1.4), refuse collection (04.4.2), sewerage collection (04.4.3), co-proprietor charges for caretaking, gardening, stairwell cleaning, heating and lighting, maintenance of lifts, and refuse disposal chutes, etc. in multi-occupied buildings (04.4.4), security services (04.4.4), snow removal and chimney sweeping (04.4.4), removal and storage services (07.3.6), services of wet nurses, créches, day-care centers, and other child-minding facilities (12.4.0), and bodyguards (12.7.0). This category is a subcategory of the Furnishings, Household Equipment, and Routine Maintenance of the House (05) and of Goods and Services for Routine Household Maintenance (05.6) categories. Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm. Copyright, European Union, 1995-2016, http://ec.europa.eu/geninfo/legal_notices_en.htm#copyright.

  • Index 2015=100, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "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 "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 "Education (10)" is a classification of services that includes educational services; education by radio or television broadcasting; literacy programs for students too old for primary school; out-of-school secondary education for adults and young people; out-of-school post-secondary non-tertiary education for adults and young people; and educational programs, generally for adults, which do not require any special prior instruction, in particular vocational training and cultural development. Education (10) excludes expenditures on educational materials, such as books (09.5.1) and stationery (09.5.4), or education support services, such as health care services (06), transport services (07.3), catering services (11.1.2), accommodation services (11.2.0), driving lessons (07.2.4), and recreational training courses such as sport or bridge lessons given by independent teachers (09.4.1). The breakdown of educational services is based upon the level categories of the 1997 International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED-97) of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). This covers COICOP groups 10.1/2/3/4. Levels 0 and 1 of ISCED-97 are pre-primary and primary education. Levels 2 and 3 of ISCED-97 are lower-secondary and upper-secondary education. Level 4 of ISCED-97 are post-secondary non-tertiary education. Levels 5 and 6 of ISCED-97 are first stage and second stage of tertiary education. 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 and Hotels (11)" is a classification of services. The category, Restaurants and Hotels (11), contains Catering Services (11.1) and Accommodation Services (11.2) 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 "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.


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