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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
January
HICP HICP-CT
Annual change (%) Annual change (%)
0 CONSUMER PRICE INDEX 0.9 0.5 0.4
01 FOOD AND NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES 1.5 1.5 0.0
02 ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AND TOBACCO 6.2 -0.1 6.3
03 CLOTHING AND FOOTWEAR -1.0 -1.0 0.0
04 HOUSING, WATER, ELECTRICITY, GAS AND OTHER FUELS 2.0 2.0 0.0
05 FURNISHINGS, HOUSEHOLD EQUIPMENT AND ROUTINE HOUSEHOLD MAINTENANCE -1.5 -1.5 0.0
06 HEALTH 1.5 1.5 0.0
07 TRANSPORT -1.3 -1.2 -0.1
08 COMMUNICATION -1.3 -1.3 0.0
09 RECREATION AND CULTURE 0.6 0.6 0.0
10 EDUCATION 1.8 1.8 0.0
11 RESTAURANTS AND HOTELS 2.2 1.9 0.3
12 MISCELLANEOUS GOODS AND SERVICES -0.4 -0.4 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 19.2.2018

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Consumer price index [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-0254. January 2018, Appendix table 7. Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices 2015=100 by commodity groups . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 6.12.2019].
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