Finding out more about consumer price index weights
Search the web or the site of the statistics office for the country where you are and see if you can find the weights for the main inflation measure.
The OECD website is a good place to start for many countries. (You can look at this site in the web window below or follow the previous link to open it in a new web window)
- Identify the most important item where you are.
- Note down the figures for the weights and record them on your inflation spreadsheet.