|Unit||Index 2011=100, NSA|
|Adjustments||Not Seasonally Adjusted|
A consumer price index for urban consumers for Thailand, detailed by COICOP. Monthly from 1976.
Follows the recommendation of the BLS, consistent with the ILO Consumer Price Index Manual.
The sample consists of households in metropolitan area with 1-5 people and 12,000-62,000 baht/month in Bangkok and its suburban areas and all four regions of Thailand, covering 43 of 77 provinces.
Level of detail for commodities and services are sufficient for detailed analysis of price movement. The classification system was developed by the Bureau of Trade and Economic Indices (BTEI) corresponding to the household expenditure survey conducted by National Statistics Office (NSO) which is consistent with the UN COICOP classification. The variation used by Thailand has seven divisions, 29 groups and 53 subgroups.
Attributes by base year:
We extend the history of the general index. We produce a seasonally adjusted counterpart to the extended general index.