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

Commodity group 2019 The price impact of the tax changes per year, percentage point
September
HICP HICP-CT
Annual change (%) Annual change (%)
0 CONSUMER PRICE INDEX 1.02 0.80 0.22
01 FOOD AND NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES 0.27 0.03 0.24
02 ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AND TOBACCO 4.97 1.37 3.60
03 CLOTHING AND FOOTWEAR 0.27 0.27 0.00
04 HOUSING, WATER, ELECTRICITY, GAS AND OTHER FUELS 2.71 2.69 0.02
05 FURNISHINGS, HOUSEHOLD EQUIPMENT AND ROUTINE HOUSEHOLD MAINTENANCE -0.24 -0.24 0.00
06 HEALTH 1.15 1.15 0.00
07 TRANSPORT -0.34 -0.15 -0.19
08 COMMUNICATION 1.00 1.00 0.00
09 RECREATION AND CULTURE -0.26 -0.26 0.00
10 EDUCATION 1.59 1.59 0.00
11 RESTAURANTS AND HOTELS 2.42 2.34 0.08
12 MISCELLANEOUS GOODS AND SERVICES 0.34 0.34 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 14.10.2019

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Consumer price index [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-0254. September 2019, Appendix table 7. Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices 2015=100 by commodity groups . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 7.12.2019].
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