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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
November
HICP HICP-CT
Annual change (%) Annual change (%)
0 CONSUMER PRICE INDEX 1.43 1.05 0.38
01 FOOD AND NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES 1.11 1.10 0.01
02 ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AND TOBACCO 7.04 0.56 6.48
03 CLOTHING AND FOOTWEAR -1.31 -1.31 0.00
04 HOUSING, WATER, ELECTRICITY, GAS AND OTHER FUELS 3.03 2.99 0.04
05 FURNISHINGS, HOUSEHOLD EQUIPMENT AND ROUTINE HOUSEHOLD MAINTENANCE 0.30 0.30 0.00
06 HEALTH 1.47 1.47 0.00
07 TRANSPORT 1.71 1.79 -0.08
08 COMMUNICATION -1.86 -1.86 0.00
09 RECREATION AND CULTURE -0.63 -0.63 0.00
10 EDUCATION 1.14 1.14 0.00
11 RESTAURANTS AND HOTELS 2.27 1.98 0.29
12 MISCELLANEOUS GOODS AND SERVICES 0.15 0.15 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 14.12.2018

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Consumer price index [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-0254. November 2018, Appendix table 7. Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices 2015=100 by commodity groups . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 23.7.2019].
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