Main Economic Indicators

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The Main Economic Indicators database includes a wide range of areas from 1961, such as quarterly national accounts, business surveys, retail sales, industrial production, construction, consumer prices, total employment, unemployment rates, interest rates, money and domestic finance, foreign finance, foreign trade, and balance of payments for OECD countries and non-member economies.

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Keywords:  MEI, earnings, main economic indicators, labour, prices, sales, production, balance of payments, consumer opinion, trade, leading indicators, employment, labour cost, finance, BOP

Prices: National consumer price indices (Edition 2017) You do not have access to this content

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1926 onwards

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This database includes national consumer prices indices (CPIs) with a detailed breakdown by 12 COICOP divisions (e.g. clothing and footwear, health, transport, education.  The annual expenditure weights are also available for the 12 COICOP Divisions (except Australia). Weights are defined as the proportion of total household expenditure spent on a given product during the weight reference period. This dataset is the result of a joint OECD-IMF data collection of national CPIs at a detailed level according to the COICOP classification.  

Keywords:  prices, index, COICOP, weight, national consumer price, inflation, consumer price index
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