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

Commodity group 2019 The price impact of the tax changes per year, percentage point
February
HICP HICP-CT
Annual change (%) Annual change (%)
0 CONSUMER PRICE INDEX 1.28 1.06 0.22
01 FOOD AND NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES 2.03 1.80 0.23
02 ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AND TOBACCO 3.23 -0.43 3.66
03 CLOTHING AND FOOTWEAR -1.33 -1.33 0.00
04 HOUSING, WATER, ELECTRICITY, GAS AND OTHER FUELS 3.03 3.01 0.02
05 FURNISHINGS, HOUSEHOLD EQUIPMENT AND ROUTINE HOUSEHOLD MAINTENANCE 0.52 0.52 0.00
06 HEALTH 1.31 1.31 0.00
07 TRANSPORT 0.31 0.50 -0.19
08 COMMUNICATION -1.75 -1.75 0.00
09 RECREATION AND CULTURE -0.60 -0.60 0.00
10 EDUCATION 1.27 1.27 0.00
11 RESTAURANTS AND HOTELS 2.63 2.53 0.10
12 MISCELLANEOUS GOODS AND SERVICES 1.28 1.28 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 14.3.2019

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Consumer price index [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-0254. February 2019, Appendix table 7. Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices 2015=100 by commodity groups . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 23.10.2019].
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