Official Statistics of Finland

Consumer price index

Producer: Statistics Finland

Latest release:
Inflation 0.9 per cent in January
19 Feb 2021
The year-on-year change in consumer prices calculated by Statistics Finland was 0.9 per cent in January. In December, inflation stood at 0.2 per cent. The commodity basket for the Consumer Price Index and the weight structure were updated at the beginning of January. The usage of total data was expanded with utility goods, such as tableware, bed linen and toys. In addition to that, new total datasets were taken into use which include sales information regarding food products, alcoholic drinks, cleaning and maintenance products, pet products and personal hygiene products.

Description: The Consumer Price Index describes development in the prices of products and services purchased by households in Finland. The Consumer Price Index is used as a general measure of inflation.
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Change: Impact of the COVID-19 virus on the data collection, data processing and index calculation of the Consumer Price Index
14 Apr 2020

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Consumer price index [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-0254. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 27.2.2021].
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