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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* Expenditure weights

This table shows household expenditure weights used by the Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices (HICP) for the euro area and the euro area countries. The figures are shown as a percentage of the expenditures covered by the overall HICP. The HICP expenditure weights are updated on an annual basis. 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 2018-10-25 12:58:13
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 1,000.00 1,000.00 1,000.00 1,000.00 1,000.00 1,000.00 1,000.00 1,000.00 1,000.00 1,000.00 1,000.00 1,000.00 1,000.00 1,000.00 1,000.00 1,000.00 1,000.00 1,000.00 1,000.00 1,000.00
1.1. Weight of the countries within the euro area 1,000.00 37.57 280.76 2.03 14.53 22.17 115.06 201.64 174.08 2.37 2.60 4.80 3.22 1.03 50.96 34.43 22.31 3.89 7.61 18.94
1.2. Goods 556.06 584.65 540.65 680.65 459.08 519.96 568.72 557.88 567.14 539.87 685.83 730.83 615.60 533.52 538.57 530.56 579.00 631.29 685.60 562.92
1.2.1. Processed food incl. alcohol and tobacco 120.96 134.65 114.96 197.45 109.87 160.81 112.55 125.66 116.02 165.88 210.53 190.99 167.10 133.19 118.48 102.56 131.49 151.20 172.70 139.42
1.2.2. Unprocessed food 74.77 78.28 53.17 83.76 54.61 89.96 104.41 77.98 92.26 70.16 91.73 90.99 49.70 66.64 61.93 45.05 99.86 77.80 75.44 66.81
1.2.3. Industrial goods excluding energy 263.32 272.18 268.42 281.67 209.72 180.76 240.05 264.07 264.66 219.83 244.98 323.13 283.20 270.82 276.56 305.53 267.52 284.21 289.01 283.96
1.2.4. Energy 97.01 99.55 104.10 117.77 84.88 88.43 111.70 90.18 94.20 84.01 138.59 125.73 115.60 62.86 81.60 77.42 80.13 118.08 148.45 72.73
1.3. Services 443.94 415.35 459.35 319.35 540.92 480.04 431.28 442.12 432.86 460.13 314.17 269.17 384.40 466.48 461.43 469.44 421.00 368.71 314.40 437.08
(expenditure weights; percentages)
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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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