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

Commodity group 2016 The price impact of the tax changes per year, percentage point
March
HICP HICP-CT
Annual change (%) Annual change (%)
0 CONSUMER PRICE INDEX -0.0 -0.1 0.1
01 FOOD AND NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES -1.5 -1.5 0.0
02 ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AND TOBACCO 0.3 -1.2 1.6
03 CLOTHING AND FOOTWEAR -2.1 -2.1 0.0
04 HOUSING, WATER, ELECTRICITY, GAS AND OTHER FUELS 1.9 1.8 0.1
05 FURNISHINGS, HOUSEHOLD EQUIPMENT AND ROUTINE HOUSEHOLD MAINTENANCE -0.7 -0.7 0.0
06 HEALTH 6.3 6.3 0.0
07 TRANSPORT -3.0 -2.9 -0.1
08 COMMUNICATION 0.6 0.6 0.0
09 RECREATION AND CULTURE -0.7 -0.7 0.0
10 EDUCATION 2.6 2.6 0.0
11 RESTAURANTS AND HOTELS 1.8 1.8 0.0
12 MISCELLANEOUS GOODS AND SERVICES 0.6 0.6 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 14.4.2016

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Consumer price index [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-0254. March 2016, Appendix table 7. Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices 2015=100 by commodity groups . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.11.2018].
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