The collected price data are used for calculating purchasing power parities for Finland. The calculations are the responsibility of Eurostat, the Statistical Office of the European Communities, which also publishes the annual final results.Purchasing power parity measures the value of the currency of a national economy on the basis of the volume of goods and services that can be purchased with it. This provides a clearer perception of the per capita output of the national economy than could be obtained by just converting gross domestic product or (usually) its value into euros or US dollars.
The data from the data collection are used in the following statistics:
Last updated 12/12/2013