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Gross Domestic Product (GDP) deflators: user guide

A user guide for the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) deflators.

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This guide provides background information on the GDP deflator series and the concepts and methods underlying it.

GDP deflators can be used by anyone who has an interest in deflating current price nominal data into a “real terms” prices basis. This guide has been written with casual as well as professional users of the data in mind, using language and concepts aimed at as wide an audience as possible.

Published 20 May 2014