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Harmonised indices of consumer prices, breakdown mainly used by the ECB*

Harmonised indices of consumer prices, breakdown mainly used by the ECB* Annual percentage changes

This table shows the annual consumer price inflation rate, i.e. the percentage change in consumer prices from the same period of the previous year, as measured by the Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices (HICP) for the euro area and the euro area countries. The breakdown is in accordance with the classification of individual consumption by purpose adapted to the needs of the HICP (ECOICOP). For more information on this classification please refer to the Eurostat HICP website. The breakdown shown in the table is the one mainly used by the ECB.

Last update 2019-01-19 05:00:08
Euro area 1 BE DE EE IE GR ES FR IT CY LV LT LU MT NL AT PT SI SK FI
1. Overall index 1.4 . 1.7 . . . 1.0 1.4 . . . 1.7 . . . . 0.5 . . .
1.1. Goods . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
1.1.1. Processed food incl. alcohol and tobacco 1.8 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
1.1.2. Unprocessed food 1.7 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
1.1.3. Industrial goods excluding energy 0.3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
1.1.4. Energy 2.6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
1.2. Services 1.6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
2. All-items excluding energy and unprocessed food 1.2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
(annual percentage changes)
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Euro area data cover the EU Member States that had adopted the euro at the time to which the statistics relate. Greek data are included in euro area aggregates as of January 2001, Slovenian data as of January 2007, Cypriot and Maltese data as of January 2008, Slovakian data as of January 2009, Estonian data as of January 2011, Latvian data as of January 2014 and Lithuanian data are included as of January 2015.

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·    Data unknown, not to be published or not meaningful
Some values may be estimated or preliminary.
Detailed information on the observation status can be found in the time series view.


* These aggregates are compiled by Eurostat based on the most detailed level of the classification of individual consumption by purpose (ECOICOP). These categories provide an alternative presentation of HICP data which are useful for economic analysis. They are mainly used by the ECB.

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