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OECD in Figures 2008

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This 20th edition of OECD in Figures is an original, simple to use, pocket data book. It is a primary statistical source. As with all OECD data, it is compiled and checked by our experts, so that decision-makers in government, research and business know they can rely on it.

The 2008 edition of OECD in Figures contains key data ranging from economic growth and employment to education and migration. There are comparable tables on the environment, science, public finances, and on every theme the organisation is working on. For added perspective, OECD in Figures includes a selection of graphs, highlighting key challenges, such as public debt, climate change and development aid.

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OECD in Figures 2008 > Prices and finance > Prices and interest rates
  Consumer prices Producer prices Share prices Interest rates
  June 2008 % change June 2008 / June 2007 June 2008 % change June 2008 / June 2007 June 2008 % change June 2008 / June 2007 June 2008
  2000 = 100 2000 = 100 2000 = 100 Short- term, %1 Long- term, %
                 
Australia2 128.2 4.5 137.8 8.7 163.4 -16.5 7.81 6.59
Austria 119.1 3.9 130.5 11.9 324.9 -17.4 .. 4.74
Belgium 121.3 5.8 125.9 8.6 139.4 -21.4 .. 4.84
Canada 121.0 3.1 115.2 5.4 150.6 4.0 3.16 3.74
Czech Republic 125.9 6.7 119.0 4.2 288.2 -14.0 4.21 5.13
Denmark 118.8 3.8 121.9 6.0 167.3 -13.3 5.03 4.82
Finland 115.3 4.4 112.7 6.7 60.8 -20.7 .. 4.78
France 117.5 3.6 111.9 2.4 83.2 -22.7 .. 4.73
Germany 115.4 3.3 118.2 4.9 82.8 -22.1 .. 4.52
Greece 131.9 4.9 142.2 12.5 80.8 -29.0 .. 5.17
Hungary 159.4 6.7 117.2 3.1 244.0 -21.6 8.98 8.5
Iceland3 154.5 12.8 .. .. 259.0 -46.9 19.00 10.24
Ireland 136.1 5.0 87.5 -2.8 104.5 -41.3 .. 4.96
Italy 121.5 3.8 130.5 8.2 75.8 -27.7 .. 5.11
Japan 100 2.0 106.8 5.2 89.3 -21.9 0.73 1.6
Korea 130.1 5.5 131.5 15.2 240.1 0.2 5.36 5.89
Luxembourg4 122.9 4.3 149.1 7.4 141.1 8.8 .. ..
Mexico 142.8 5.3 161.0 10.4 455.2 -4.3 7.79 7.89
Netherlands 119.4 2.6 135.8 12.0 75.2 -15.6 .. 4.73
New Zealand5 124.0 4.0 126.0 8.9 116.6 -28.6 8.68 6.42
Norway 115.8 3.4 140.0 7.4 292.0 -2.1 6.41 4.94
Poland4 124.1 4.5 113.2 1.6 229.9 -32.7 6.65 6.42
Portugal 128.2 3.4 128.6 8.7 116.2 -22.3 .. 4.96
Slovak Republic 148.9 4.6 121.5 3.0 535.3 10 4.06 4.94
Spain 131.4 5.0 133.3 9.0 135.9 -17.1 .. 4.79
Sweden 116.0 4.3 116.4 2.3 88.5 -26.7 4.17 4.43
Switzerland 109.8 2.9 111.7 4.4 97.3 -21.5 2.79 3.29
Turkey6 420.5 10.6 498.5 17.0 249.8 -25.5 16.65 16.47
United Kingdom 117.1 3.8 123.7 10 90.7 -12.4 5.9 5.21
United States 127.1 5.0 136.3 11.2 132.2 -9.1 2.76 4.1
G7 120.1 4.1 125.4 8.5 .. .. .. ..
Euro area78 121.2 4.0 123.4 6.9 80.3 -21.5 4.94 4.81
EU2778 123.6 4.3 126.0 7.8 .. .. .. ..
OECD total9 126.3 4.4 131.5 8.7 .. .. .. ..
excl. high infl.910 122.0 4.3 127.0 8.5 .. .. .. ..
Brazil 173.0 6.1 239.9 17.9 405.9 19.5 .. ..
China4 .. 7.1 .. 8.2 144.2 -28.4 4.2 ..
India 146.5 7.7 154.8 11.5 325.1 4.6 .. ..
Russian Federation11 273.6 15.2 358.8 24.7 879.0 10.8 8.00 ..
South Africa12 160.5 12.2 186.0 17.7 372.0 11.1 11.42 9.51
1. For Euro area countries, see Euro area.
2. For consumer and producer prices: Second quarter 2008, variation is 2008Q2/2007Q2.
3. Short term interest rate is from February.
4. Producer prices are from May 2008.
5. For consumer prices: Second quarter 2008, variation is 2008Q2/2007Q2. For producer prices: First quarter 2008, variation is 2008Q1/2007Q1.
6. Short term interest rate is from April 2008. Long term interest rate is from March 2008.
7. For Consumer Prices, HICP.
8. For consumer and producer prices, Source Eurostat.
9. For Producer Prices, Iceland is excluded.
10. The high-inflation country is Turkey (Excluded).
11. Producer prices and short term interest rate are from May 2008.
12. Share prices and long term interest rate are from May 2008.
.. Not available or not applicable.
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