The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Newspapers, Books, and Stationery (09.5)" is a classification of semi-durable and nondurable goods that refers to that part of expenditure paid by consumers and not reimbursed by government, social security, or Non-Profit Institutions Serving Households. The category; Newspaper, Books, and Stationery (09.5), contains Books (09.5.1), Newspapers and Periodicals (09.5.2), and Miscellaneous Printed Matter, Stationery, and Drawing Materials (09.5.3/4). This category is a subcategory of Recreational and Cultural (09) category.
Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/ramon/nomenclatures/index.cfm?TargetUrl=ACT_OTH_CLS_DLD&StrNom=HICP_2000&StrFormat=HTML&StrLanguageCode=EN&IntKey=22470387.
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Statistical Office of the European Communities, Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices: Newspapers, Books, and Stationery for European Union (27 countries)© [CP0950EU27M086NEST], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/CP0950EU27M086NEST/, July 28, 2015.