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 Harmonized index of consumer prices (HICP, Base - 2015)
Characteristic Description
Name Harmonized index of consumer prices (HICP, Base - 2015) by Special aggregates; Monthly
Regularity Monthly
Source Statistics Portugal, Consumer price index
First available period January 1995
Last available period June 2024
  • Data reference period (Month)
  • Geographic localization (Portugal)
  • Special aggregates
  • CONSUMER PRICE:  Amount paid by households when acquiring individual goods and services based on monetary transactions. This amount corresponds to the value actually paid at the moment of acquisition and includes all indirect taxes minus subsidies on products, reductions and discounts, applied to consumers in general, and excludes interest and other costs associated with credit purchase.
  • REFERENCE PERIOD:  Period to which the information refers and which may be a specific day or a time interval (month, fiscal year, calendar year, among others).
Definition The Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices is the most appropriate inflation indicator for comparisons among the different European Union countries. Its development arises from the need, expressed in the Treaty on European Union as regards convergence criteria, to measure inflation on a comparable basis in all Member States.
Measure unit (symbol) No applicable (-)
Power of 10  0
Last update date 10/07/2024

information presented in 19/7/2024