index number

/ˈɪndɛks nʌmbə/ (say 'indeks numbuh)

a number indicating change in magnitude, as of price, wage, employment, or production shifts, relative to the magnitude at some specified point usually taken to be 100.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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