Prezzi al consumo

Consumer prices

The Consumer Price Index measures the change in prices over time of a set of goods and services (CPI basket) representative of Italian household consumption.

In February 2012:

  • the National Consumer Price Index for the whole nation CPI (see Italian NIC) - used to measure inflation over the entire Italian economic system - rose by 0.4% to the previous month and by 3.3% in comparison to the same month of the previous year;
  • the EU Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices HICP (see Italian IPCA) - developed to facilitate the comparison of inflation between Member States - rose by 0.2% compared to the previous month and by 3.4% in comparison to the same month of the previous year.
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document typology:
Press release
Reference period
February 2012
Date of publication
13 March 2012
Full text
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Methodological note
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