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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
March
HICP HICP-CT
Annual change (%) Annual change (%)
0 CONSUMER PRICE INDEX 1.15 0.93 0.22
01 FOOD AND NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES 0.89 0.66 0.23
02 ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AND TOBACCO 3.09 -0.55 3.64
03 CLOTHING AND FOOTWEAR -1.80 -1.80 0.00
04 HOUSING, WATER, ELECTRICITY, GAS AND OTHER FUELS 3.30 3.29 0.01
05 FURNISHINGS, HOUSEHOLD EQUIPMENT AND ROUTINE HOUSEHOLD MAINTENANCE 0.03 0.03 0.00
06 HEALTH 1.32 1.32 0.00
07 TRANSPORT 1.47 1.67 -0.20
08 COMMUNICATION -2.02 -2.02 0.00
09 RECREATION AND CULTURE -1.40 -1.40 0.00
10 EDUCATION 1.27 1.27 0.00
11 RESTAURANTS AND HOTELS 2.38 2.29 0.09
12 MISCELLANEOUS GOODS AND SERVICES 1.43 1.43 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 15.4.2019

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Consumer price index [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-0254. March 2019, Appendix table 7. Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices 2015=100 by commodity groups . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 20.10.2019].
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