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 Consumer price index (12-month average growth rate - Base 2012 - %)
Characteristic Description
Name Consumer price index (12-month average growth rate - Base 2012 - %) by Geographic localization and Special aggregates; Monthly
Regularity Monthly
Source Statistics Portugal, Consumer price index
First available period December 1949
Last available period January 2024
  • Data reference period (Month)
  • Geographic localization
  • Special aggregates
  • REFERENCE PERIOD:  The length of time for which data are collected, e.g. a specific day, month or year.
  • 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.
  • RESIDENT POPULATION:  The persons who regardless of the fact that at the moment of observation ' 0:00 a.m. of the reference day ' are present or absent in a given housing unit, this unit being where they live during most of the year with their family, or where they have all or most of their belongings.
Definition The average change in the past twelve months compares the level of the average price index of the past twelve months with the preceding twelve months. As a moving average, this rate of change is less sensitive to one-off price changes. The value obtained in December is being used as a reference at the social agreement level, and is thus associated with the annual inflation rate.
Formule [(CPI year n)/ (CPI year (n-1))-1]*100
Measure unit (symbol) Percentage (%)
Power of 10  0
Last update date 12/02/2024

information presented in 4/3/2024