Harmonised indices of consumer prices – weights, breakdown by purpose of consumption
expenditure weights; percentages
This table shows household expenditure weights used by the Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices (HICP) for the euro area and the euro area countries. The figures are shown as a percentage of the expenditures covered by the overall HICP. The HICP expenditure weights are updated on an annual basis. The breakdown is in accordance with the classification of individual consumption by purpose adapted to the needs of the HICP (ECOICOP). For more information on this classification please refer to the Eurostat HICP website. Please address any queries to Eurostat’s user support network.
Definitions and terms:
Euro area NCBs and the ECB (Eurosystem).
Standards and codes:
HICP, consumer price, price, inflation, Eurosystem.