Unique ID: 2015008

Division: Analysis/ Quality Management/ Methods
Issue Date: February 13th 2019
Last modified: February 22nd 2019

CPI with Scanner Data

Using scanner data for Consumer Price Index (CPI) data.

Scanner data from big retail chains can be used to collect prices and quantities. Currently a pilot with a small data snapshot is being conducted.

Negotiations with retail chains are ongoing.

Project Objective:

Pilot intended to go to production to replace existing data

Project Outcomes:

Feasibility study in case access to the real data is gained.

Statistical Area


Project Sources
Project Sources
Type Of Institution: National statistical office
Big Data Source: Scanner data
Region: Europe & Central Asia
Country Area: Austria
Id Country Regional: country
Accessing Data
Accessing Data
Data Access Rights: Only for this project
Intermediary Comments: Market research company
Data Coverage
Data Coverage
Data Coverage: Only a portion of all data
Coverage Geo Pop: Part of country / low % of market
Cost Implication: Commercial
Data Quality
Data Quality
Quality Aspects Evaluated: Privacy and Security, Completeness, Usability, Time Factors, Accessibility, Relevance, Institutional/Business Environment, Validity, Accuracy, including selectivity, Coherence, including linkability to other sources
Validation Comments: Results are compared to the current method for estimating prices based on collection.
Methods Used: Traditional statistical methods
Income Level: High-income
Iso: AT
Timeframe To Produce Indicator: NA
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