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Consumer price levels in the EU, 2017

Eurostat publishes a data visualisation tool as well as some interesting facts & figures on consumer price levels in the EU.

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 that in the EU in 2017 …

... the highest food prices were in Denmark (48% higher than the EU average), while the lowest food prices were registered in Romania (38% lower than the EU average)?

Bulgaria was the least expensive country for clothing and footwear (22% lower than the EU average) while the most expensive was Sweden (34% higher than the EU average)?

Luxembourg was the most expensive country for housing, including water, electricity and fuel (63% higher than the EU average) while Denmark was the most expensive for furniture and maintenance (20% higher than the EU average)?

... the lowest prices for communication were observed in Poland (55% lower than the EU average) while the highest were registered in Greece (54% higher than the EU average)?

… the Netherlands was the most expensive country for transport services (35% higher than the EU average) while the lowest transport prices were recorded in Bulgaria (54% lower than the EU average)?

Source: Eurostat, Purchasing power parities statistics. Date of extraction: 19 June 2018

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