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Consumer Price Indices Technical Manual

The Consumer Price Indices Technical Manual covers the concepts underpinning the indices, differences between CPI and RPI, the methodologies used, collection and validation of prices, calculation of weights, and publication and usage of the different indices.

2014 edition (674.4 Kb Pdf)

Last updated 8 April 2014 due to missing data found in Table 10.1 (e.g Average House Price for 2 months should now read 141,766 not 141,76 as previously published).

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