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 Consumer price index (Weight CPI - Base 2012)
Characteristic Description
Name Consumer price index (Weight CPI - Base 2012) by Individual consumption by purpose; Annual
Regularity Annual
Source Statistics Portugal, Consumer price index
First available period 2013
Last available period 2021
  • Data reference period
  • Geographic localization
  • Individual consumption by purpose
  • 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 Consumer Price Index weights reflect the share of expenditure of each level of The Classification of Individual Consumption by Purpose in total Household Final Monetary Consumption Expenditure. The expenditure weights are rescaled in order to sum 10000000.
The Consumer Price Index is an indicator that measures changes over time in the general level of prices of goods and services deemed to be representative of the consumption structure of population residing in Portugal.
Measure unit (symbol) No applicable (-)
Power of 10  0
Last update date 11/02/2021

information presented in 23/4/2021