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Appendix table 7. Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices 2015=100 by commodity groups

Commodity group 2020 The price impact of the tax changes per year, percentage point
May
HICP HICP-CT
Annual change (%) Annual change (%)
0 CONSUMER PRICE INDEX -0.14 -0.31 0.17
01 FOOD AND NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES 2.38 2.19 0.19
02 ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AND TOBACCO 3.78 1.36 2.42
03 CLOTHING AND FOOTWEAR -2.00 -2.00 0.00
04 HOUSING, WATER, ELECTRICITY, GAS AND OTHER FUELS 0.40 0.40 0.00
05 FURNISHINGS, HOUSEHOLD EQUIPMENT AND ROUTINE HOUSEHOLD MAINTENANCE -1.28 -1.28 0.00
06 HEALTH 0.09 0.09 0.00
07 TRANSPORT -4.12 -4.11 -0.01
08 COMMUNICATION -1.11 -1.11 0.00
09 RECREATION AND CULTURE -0.23 -0.23 0.00
10 EDUCATION 0.42 0.42 0.00
11 RESTAURANTS AND HOTELS -0.24 -0.26 0.02
12 MISCELLANEOUS GOODS AND SERVICES 1.07 1.07 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 15.6.2020

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Consumer price index [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-0254. May 2020, Appendix table 7. Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices 2015=100 by commodity groups . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.6.2021].
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