Consumer price levels in the EU, 2016
Eurostat publishes a data visualisation tool as well as some interesting facts & figures on consumer price levels in the EU.
that in the EU in 2016 …
...the highest prices for food, restaurants and hotels were in Denmark (almost 50% higher than the EU average)?
… Bulgaria was the least expensive country for alcoholic beverages and tobacco (44% lower than the EU average) while the most expensive was Ireland (65% higher than the EU average)?
…the UK was the most expensive country for housing, including water, electricity and fuel (60% higher than the EU average) while Luxembourg was the most expensive for furniture (22% higher than the EU average)?
... Poland was the most inexpensive country for household appliances (25% lower than the EU average) while the highest prices were recorded in Malta (32% higher than the EU average)?
… the highest prices for communication were observed in Greece (39% higher than the EU average) while the lowest prices were registered in Lithuania (50% lower than the EU average)?
Source: Eurostat, Purchasing power parities statistics. Date of extraction: 13 June 2017
Further information can also be found in the Eurostat news release on Consumer price levels in 2016.
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