Consumer Price Index 2010=100 Handbook for Users

The Handbook is a guide for the users of the Consumer Price Index. It describes what the Consumer Price Index measures, how it is compiled and what it contains. The Handbook also contains practical calculation examples on how the Consumer Price Index is used. In addition to the Consumer Price Index, the Handbook also describes the Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices and the Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices at Constant Taxes as well as their differences when compared with the Consumer Price Index.Publication series: Handbooks

Topic: Prices and Costs

ISSN 1797-9439 = Handbooks

ISBN 978-952-244-373-1

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Last updated 18.5.2012

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Consumer price index [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-0254. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 6.3.2015].
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