Classifications Used

COICOP (Classification of Individual Consumption by Purpose): This is a classification system used during recording all good and service expenditures of the households in survey month into mechanical environment. COICOP has three different versions, namely Purchase Power (PPP), Consumer price Index (CPI) and Household Budget Survey (HBS). COICOP (HBS), used for Household Budget Survey has 12 expenditure groups as follows:

1. Food and non-alcoholic beverages
2. Alcoholic beverages and tobacco
3. Clothing and footwear
4. Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels
5. Furnishings, household equipment and routine household maintenance
6. Health
7. Transport
8. Communication
9. Entertainment and culture
10. Education services
11. Restaurants, catering services and hotels
12. Various goods and services

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