Date Last Updated: 08-09-2022
To measure the change in the average level of prices of consumer goods and services.
S.I. No. 313/2017 - Statistics (Consumer Price Survey) Order 2017
Regulation (EU) 2016/792 on the Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices (HICP)
All retail outlets and service providers.
Representative retail outlets and service providers in representative locations throughout the country are selected.
1922 to 2022
Each month, approximately 50,000 price quotations are collected directly. Another approximately 3,000 prices are collected centrally by the CSO on a monthly basis.
Consumer Price Index and Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices
Department of Finance, Central Bank of Ireland, European Central Bank (ECB); National Accounts; Eurostat; economic analysts; researchers; media commentators and the general public.
Central Statistics Office
Ann Ross, Maeve Ahern