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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
May
HICP HICP-CT
Annual change (%) Annual change (%)
0 CONSUMER PRICE INDEX 1.0 0.7 0.4
01 FOOD AND NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES 2.4 2.4 0.0
02 ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AND TOBACCO 6.1 -0.2 6.3
03 CLOTHING AND FOOTWEAR -0.9 -0.9 0.0
04 HOUSING, WATER, ELECTRICITY, GAS AND OTHER FUELS 2.0 2.0 0.0
05 FURNISHINGS, HOUSEHOLD EQUIPMENT AND ROUTINE HOUSEHOLD MAINTENANCE -0.6 -0.6 0.0
06 HEALTH 1.3 1.3 0.0
07 TRANSPORT 0.2 0.3 -0.1
08 COMMUNICATION -3.2 -3.2 0.0
09 RECREATION AND CULTURE 0.1 0.1 0.0
10 EDUCATION 1.6 1.6 0.0
11 RESTAURANTS AND HOTELS 2.1 1.8 0.3
12 MISCELLANEOUS GOODS AND SERVICES -1.3 -1.3 0.0
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 14.6.2018

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Consumer price index [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-0254. May 2018, Appendix table 7. Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices 2015=100 by commodity groups . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.3.2019].
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