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Data Change: Austria - WPI - Rebased to 2015
Thursday, 18 May 2017 09:25 ET
By Katie Cristofano
May 2017 -- For the detailed wholesale price index for Austria, the source has advanced the base year from 2010 to 2015 (62 monthly series 2010-2015, replaced from 2016).

In response, we have archived the predecessors (2010=100, March 2010 to December 2015) by renaming with an "_10" specifier, by marking metadata as "discontinued" and by segregating in the catalog. The replacements (2015=100) start at January 2016. Figures are not seasonally adjusted (NSA). The classification is ÖNACE-2008, the localization of NACE Rev. 2.

The series reside in the historical catalog (Austria » Prices » Wholesale Price Index » 2015=100) and the associated discontinued node. They include, for example:

  • WPITT_10UM.IAUT  = [DISCONTINUED] Total, (2010=100, NSA)
  • WPITTUM.IAUT     = Total, (2015=100, NSA)
  • WPI464412UM.IAUT = Cleaning materials, (2015=100, NSA)

Because catalog locations are subject to change, the upper-right search box on DataBuffet.com provides a "find in catalog" mode that accepts a mnemonic.

About the dataset:

  • The native term is "Index der Großhandelspreise (GHPI)."
  • The scope consists of these branches in ÖNACE-2008:
    • 45.11-1 Wholesale of motor vehicles
    • 45.31-0 Wholesale of motor vehicle parts and accessories
    • 46 Wholesale trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles


Related ReleaseWholesale Price Index
SourceStatistics Austria
Release DateReference date
07 Aug 2017Jul 2017
06 Sep 2017Aug 2017
06 Oct 2017Sep 2017
07 Nov 2017Oct 2017
06 Dec 2017Nov 2017