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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
April
HICP HICP-CT
Annual change (%) Annual change (%)
0 CONSUMER PRICE INDEX 1.54 1.31 0.23
01 FOOD AND NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES 2.00 1.78 0.22
02 ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AND TOBACCO 3.26 -0.40 3.66
03 CLOTHING AND FOOTWEAR -1.61 -1.61 0.00
04 HOUSING, WATER, ELECTRICITY, GAS AND OTHER FUELS 3.19 3.18 0.01
05 FURNISHINGS, HOUSEHOLD EQUIPMENT AND ROUTINE HOUSEHOLD MAINTENANCE -0.46 -0.46 0.00
06 HEALTH 0.91 0.91 0.00
07 TRANSPORT 2.87 3.07 -0.20
08 COMMUNICATION -0.48 -0.48 0.00
09 RECREATION AND CULTURE -1.44 -1.44 0.00
10 EDUCATION 1.20 1.20 0.00
11 RESTAURANTS AND HOTELS 2.67 2.58 0.09
12 MISCELLANEOUS GOODS AND SERVICES 1.34 1.34 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 14.5.2019

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Consumer price index [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-0254. April 2019, Appendix table 7. Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices 2015=100 by commodity groups . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 15.10.2019].
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