Annual Consumer Price Index (CPI)

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Annual Consumer Price Index (CPI) for most countries in the world. Reference year is 2005.

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Annual Consumer Price Index (CPI) for most countries in the world when it has been measured. The reference year is 2005 (meaning the value of CPI for all countries is 100 and all other CPI values are relative to that year).


The data comes from The World Bank and is collected from 1960 to 2011. There are some values missing from data so users of the data will have to guess what should be in the empty slots.

The actual download happens via The World Bank's API (with csv as the requested format).


It is parsed via the script, located in scripts.

    usage: [-h] [-o filename] [source]
    convert WorldBank CPI data to a data package resource

    positional arguments:
      source                source file to generate output from
    optional arguments:
      -h, --help            show this help message and exit
      -o filename, --output filename
                            define output filename


This Data Package is made available under the Public Domain Dedication and License v1.0 whose full text can be found at: