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					Eurostat/OECD PPP program

Recent developments and plans for the future
Introduction/reminder

 Eurostat calculates PPPs on an annual basis, covered
  since 2007 by an EU Regulation
 These are combined with the OECD data to establish a
  three-yearly benchmark
 Methodologies are very similar between Eurostat and
  OECD, laid down in OECD/Eurostat PPP Manual
 Timetable and organisation are different




Eurostat/OECD PPP program
2005 round

 Combined Eurostat/OECD results were published in
  2008
 Eurostat covered 37 countries (27 EU Member States, 3
  Candidate Countries, 3 EFTA countries, 4 Western-
  Balkan countries)
 OECD covered 9 countries (7 OECD Member States,
  plus Russia and Israel)




Eurostat/OECD PPP program
2008 round

   Preliminary results calculated end 2009
   Publication foreseen end of 2010
   Same countries included
   Changes between 2005 and 2008:
     – Education
     – New questionnaire on compensation of employees
     – Introduction of SPDs
     – For Eurostat countries: new on-line tools for list creation and
       validation
     – Speed up validation of consumer price surveys (now ready within
       4 months)




Eurostat/OECD PPP program
2011 round

 Country coverage: same plus Chile in OECD
 Kosovo?
 Changes between 2008 and 2011:
     – For Eurostat countries: construction two-year rolling survey
       (as of 2011) plus key items for interpolation
     – Health?
     – BH classification?




Eurostat/OECD PPP program
Timetable for 2011 PPPs

Eurostat:
 First 2011 PPP calculations: June 2012
 Second calculation: December 2012
 Third calculation: December 2013
 Final calculation: December 2014

OECD:
 First calculations: December 2012
 Final calculations: December 2013



Eurostat/OECD PPP program
Surveys included in 2011 round - Eurostat

 Consumer surveys 2010, 2011 and 2012 (2 surveys per year).
  Last 2012 data finalised June 2013.
     – Note: core list needs to be available in Feb/March 2010 (at least
       for the BHs covered in first 2010 survey)
 Equipment goods: 2011 survey – finalised mid 2012
 Construction: best would be 2011 and 2012 surveys –
  finalised mid 2013
 Rents, salaries, weights: first collection 2012, second
  collection in 2013, third collection 2014




Eurostat/OECD PPP program

				
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