


Definition: 
Method used to combine the basic price observations to obtain the first level index (ratio of average prices, average of price relatives or geometric mean; longterm relative from base period vs. shortterm relative; weighted or unweighted arithmetic or geometric average).

Context: 
Under the SDDS, in the context of labour market this would entail, e.g., weighted or unweighted ratio of average labour service prices, weighted or unweighted arithmetic or geometric average of labour service price relatives, longterm relative from base period versus shortterm relative.

Source
Publication: 
Statistical Data and Metadata Exchange (SDMX)  BIS, ECB, Eurostat, IBRD, IMF, OECD and UNSD  Metadata Common Vocabulary.

Statistical
Theme: Methodological information (metadata) 
Glossary
Output Segments: 
SDMX

Created
on Friday, January 9, 2004 
Last
updated on Friday, April 12, 2013 












