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Consumer prices in the OECD area rose by 1.6% in the year to July 2010, up from 1.5 % in June. This small increase mainly reflected developments in energy and food prices, which increased by 6.2% and 1.1% respectively in the year to July, compared with rises of 4.7% and 0.6% in June.
Annual inflation in the OECD area fell to 1.5 % in the year to June 2010 compared with 2.0% in May amid a slowdown in energy price rises. Annual energy inflation slowed to 4.7% in June compared with 11.0% in May.
Statistics Working Paper N. 32 - 2010/3 - Health services account for a large and increasing share of production and expenditure in OECD countries but there are also noticeable differences between countries in expenditure per capita. Whether such differences are due to more services consumed in some countries than in others or whether they reflect differences in the price of services is a question of significant policy relevance. Yet,
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The Consumer Price Indices (CPI) series published by the OECD have been the subject of a recent methodological review to ensure and improve their quality and international comparability across the 31 OECD member countries.
The review process mainly consisted in 1) a survey to collect annual expenditure weights for national CPI for the 31 OECD member countries at detailed level of the COICOP classification, 2) the creation of an
Consumer prices in the OECD area rose by 2.0 % in the year to May 2010, slightly down from 2.1% in April.
Consumer prices in the OECD area rose by 2.1% in the year to April 2010, unchanged from March.
Consumer prices in the OECD area rose by 2.1% in the year to March 2010, up from 1.9% in February.
Consumer prices in the OECD area rose by 1.9% in the year to February 2010, down from 2.1% in January.
Higher energy prices push annual inflation in OECD area up to 2.1%
Consumer prices in the OECD area rose by 1.9% in the year to December 2009, compared with a rise of 1.3% in November 2009.