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Introduction to index numbers

Open to
All staff in the Government Statistical Service
Training category
Type of training
Face to face
One day
Learning Academy
Office for National Statistics
London, Newport


This classroom based session aims to introduce participants to the theory behind index numbers and the techniques used in practice.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of the course, participants will be able to understand:

  • the uses of index numbers
  • the definitions of value and value share
  • Laspeyres and Paasche price and volume indices
  • the basics of how to choose an index formula
  • the definition of deflation and referencing

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Intermediate index numbers