In March 2013, Statistics Netherlands switched to publishing PPI index series with reference year 2010=100. This document gives information on this base year revision.
As of January 2008, Statistics Netherlands and the Dutch Land Registry office (Kadaster) jointly publish the House Price Index for existing own homes with reference year 2005=100. At the start of 2013, the reference year of the House Price Index for existing own homes will be changed to 2010 (2010=100).
Statistics Netherlands calculates the monthly input index of building costs for new dwellings to monitor developments in the price level of new dwellings in the Netherlands. Starting with the figures of January 2009, the input index is published with 2005 as new base year.
Statistics Netherlands calculates a quarterly output price index of newly built dwellings (OutputPrijsIndex van NieuwbouwWoningen, O-PINW) to monitor developments in the prices of newly built dwellings in the Netherlands. Starting from the figures for the first quarter of 2009, the O-PINW is published with 2005 as the new reference year (2005=100).
Description of the calculation method of the Input price index of new dwellings: the weighting scheme, the formula and the method how the price index is calculated. The observation and production process are not the scope of this document.
As from 24 January 2008, Statistics Netherlands and the Dutch Land Registry Office will publish the Price Index for Owner-Occupied Dwellings. The index is based upon the Sale Price Appraisal Ratio method. This report provides a description of the scope of the index, the underlying method and a step-by-step explanation of the process.
This document gives a description of the input price index of the building costs of dwellings. It describes the changes that were made as a result of the base shift and also contains the weighting scheme. The calculation method is not the scope of this document.
From January 2009 onwards the input index is published with 2005 as the new base year. This article describes the changes that have been made with this rebasing.
From the first quarter 2009 onwards the output index is published with 2005 as the new base year. This article describes the changes that have been made with this rebasing.
To follow the price developments in various areas in civil engineering (in Dutch: Grond-,Weg- en Waterbouw (GWW)) in the Netherlands, Statistics Netherlands publishes quarterly price indices of civil engineering works. From the first quarter of 2011, the price indexes for GWW will be published based on a new reference year: 2005.
In January 2009 the statistics on producer prices in manufacturing started with its series of index figures with base year 2005.
As of January 2012 Statistics Netherlands (CBS) introduced in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) new methods for the observation of prices for airline tickets and for package holidays. In both product groups the seasonal patterns of published results change. In some months these changes have significant impacts on the indices.
In January 2010 Statistics Netherlands has introduced a new method for computing price indexes based on scanner data in the CPI. At the same time the number of data providers was expanded from one supermarket chain to six chains. This paper describes the new method, including the index number formulae, and the scanner data used. Some results are also presented and compared with index numbers computed using a recently proposed ‘benchmark’ method.