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Appendix table 7. Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices 2015=100 by commodity groups

Commodity group 2018 The price impact of the tax changes per year, percentage point
December
HICP HICP-CT
Annual change (%) Annual change (%)
0 CONSUMER PRICE INDEX 1.31 0.93 0.38
01 FOOD AND NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES 1.12 1.12 0.00
02 ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AND TOBACCO 7.01 0.52 6.49
03 CLOTHING AND FOOTWEAR -1.34 -1.34 0.00
04 HOUSING, WATER, ELECTRICITY, GAS AND OTHER FUELS 2.47 2.43 0.04
05 FURNISHINGS, HOUSEHOLD EQUIPMENT AND ROUTINE HOUSEHOLD MAINTENANCE -0.67 -0.67 0.00
06 HEALTH 1.43 1.43 0.00
07 TRANSPORT 1.48 1.57 -0.09
08 COMMUNICATION -2.20 -2.20 0.00
09 RECREATION AND CULTURE -0.48 -0.48 0.00
10 EDUCATION 1.14 1.14 0.00
11 RESTAURANTS AND HOTELS 3.09 2.80 0.29
12 MISCELLANEOUS GOODS AND SERVICES 0.11 0.11 0.00
1) HICP=Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices, HICP-CT=Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices at Constant Taxes
2) The price impact of the tax changes per year=The year-on-year change in HICP-CT (tax rate considered in relation to the reference period) is reduced from the year-on-year change in HICP

Source: Consumer Price Index, Statistics Finland

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Updated 14.1.2019

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Consumer price index [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-0254. December 2018, Appendix table 7. Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices 2015=100 by commodity groups . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 17.7.2019].
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