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Austria Statistics: Obtaining CPI Using Web Crawlers

Disclosed Non-Personal Data Economic Development

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The data that is scraped from multiple website is price data of multiple basket goods that can determine the Consumer Price Index.

Statistics Austria used web crawlers to automatically collect price data from the internet.

Austria Statistics is experimenting with innovative means for accessing and analyzing Web data related to pricing to inform its development of a Consumer Price Index for the country.

Region: Europe and Central Asia

includes kosovo