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.
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Eurostat, Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices: Tobacco for Germany (including former GDR from 1991) [CP0220DEM086NEST], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/CP0220DEM086NEST, February 23, 2018.