Unique ID: 2015085

Division: Dept. Methodology and Development of Statistical Production
Issue Date: February 13th 2019
Last modified: February 22nd 2019
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Web scraping of prices for the CPI

Web scraping of prices for the CPI

This project aims at collecting price data from the web for specific articles in the CPI whose availability is progressively more difficult.

Project Objective:

Exploration, Pilot intended to go to production to supplement existing data, Pilot intended to go to production to improve timeliness, Scientific / research

Project Outcomes:

The intended outcome is two-fold: (a) Supplementation of the CPI with up-to-date information from the web on specific articles; (b) Analysis of a possible now-casting CPI on these specific articles.

Statistical Area

Price

Project Sources
Project Sources
Type Of Institution: National statistical office
Big Data Source: Web scraping data
Region: Europe & Central Asia
Country Area: Spain
Id Country Regional: country
Accessing Data
Accessing Data
Data Access Rights: Only for this project
Data Coverage
Data Coverage
Data Coverage: Only a portion of all data
Coverage Geo Pop: Whole country / high % of market
Cost Implication: Free
Data Quality
Data Quality
Validation Comments: Comparison with traditionally collected methods will be conducted.
Quality Framework Comments: No results have been obtained so far and no specific quality framework has been decided yet.
Quality Assessment Comments: No quality analysis has been conducted yet.
Methodology
Methodology
Methods Comments: No analysis has been conducted yet.
Technologies
Technologies
Technologies Comments: No analysis has been conducted yet.
Other
Other
Income Level: High-income
Iso: ES
Timeframe To Produce Indicator: NA
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