|Unit||Index Dec2016=100, NSA|
|Adjustments||Not Seasonally Adjusted|
|Source||National Institute of Statistics and Censuses of the Argentine Republic (INDEC)|
|Release||Consumer Price Index|
For Argentina, a national consumer price index detailed by COICOP. Monthly from 2016. Predecessors exist back to 1977; Moody's Analytics has extended select series to 1943.
National Urban - The National Statistical System (NSS) Consumer Price Index addresses aspects related to the geographical representation of the indicator. The indicator covers the entire urban population of the 24 jurisdictions that comprise Argentina.
Alternative CPI - The IPC of the Provincial Bureau of Statistics Census and the province of San Luis and the IPC of the Directorate General of Statistics and Census Buenos Aires are collected independently from the INDEC with sound methodologies. These indicators act as a guideline to the overall national CPI. These are not replacements.
Prices of a fixed basket of goods and services are obtained to calculate monthly consumer price index, 160 people are interviewed on approximately 230,000 prices over 13,000 local informants. Prices observed in the sample of informants are selected from sampling frames made by the INDEC. The organization of the operating field and the determination of local informants make up the daily workload of interviewers. The areas where local informants are located are:
In turn, local informants were categorized and identified using the categories Information. For example: multiple business category (supermarket) stores, bakeries, dry cleaners, hairdressers, etc.
Yes, each month.
For more infomation on the National Urban CPI please visit the source website.
For more infomation on the Greater Buenos Aires CPI please visit the source website.