Press release 14.6.2005

Net Price Index increased 0,7 per cent in May

Constant tax inflation, i.e. year-on-year change in net price index was 0,7 per cent in May. In April it was 1,2 per cent. The CPI increased in May by 0,8 per cent.

Net Price Index and Tax Rate Index 2000=100

Point figure Net Price Index Tax Rate Index Consumer Price Index
Weight 779 221 1000
2000 100,0 100,0 100,0
2001 102,8 101,6 102,6
2002 104,5 103,2 104,2
2003 105,8 102,6 105,1
2004 106,8 99,8 105,3
2004
V 106,9 99,4 105,2
VI 106,8 99,2 105,1
VII 106,7 98,9 105,0
VIII 107,0 99,0 105,3
IX 107,4 99,4 105,7
X 107,8 99,7 106,0
XI 107,2 99,5 105,5
XII 107,3 99,4 105,5
2005
I 106,8 98,6 105,0
II 107,5 99,1 105,6
III 107,8 99,7 106,0
IV 107,9 100,5 106,3
V 107,6 100,5 106,0
Change on one year % 0,7 1,1 0,8
Change on one month % -0,3 -0,0 -0,3

Source: Consumer Price Index 2005, May. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Timo Koskimäki (09)1734 3479, khi.tilastokeskus@stat.fi