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Consumer Price Index (CPI). Flash estimate. May 2023

The annual variation rate of the HICP stood at 2.9%.

Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices. Base 2015 - Avance. Mayo 2023
Indicator Note Monthly change Annual change
Overall HICP -0.2 2.9
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Avance. Mayo 2023 Published: 30/05/2023
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The Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices (HICP) is a statistical indicator whose objective is to provide a common average of the inflation that allows conducting international comparisons, thus examining the compliance with this field, for the entrance to the European Monetary Union, as required by the Treaty of Maastricht.

The HICP of each country covers the divisions that exceed one per thousand of the total expense of the national shopping basket. It has been necessary to carry out specific adjustments in every State-member in order to achieve the comparability wanted by means of specific inclusions or exclusions of consumer entries.