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Prices and Consumption, Economic Statistics
Martin Birger Larsen
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mbl@dst.dk

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Consumer Price Index

The consumer price index is generally viewed as a reliable statistic based on the views of users.

Important users are among others the Ministry of Finance, The Ministry of Economic Affairs and the Interior, The Danish Central Bank and private banks and other financial organizations.

User Needs

The consumer price index is used as a measurement of inflation and is a key economic figure, which is used by a large number of public and private companies and interested members of the general public in connection with monitoring economic developments. Furthermore, the index is used for regulating (indexation) contracts, pensions, wages and salaries, rents, etc. The consumer price index is also used for indexation of certain Danish government bonds.

User Satisfaction

Feedback is given at a yearly meeting held with the most important users.

User satisfaction surveys have not been carried out.

Data completeness rate

Not relevant for these statistics.