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21/12/2020

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In 2019, communication prices across the European Union (EU) were almost five times as high in the most expensive EU Member State than in the cheapest one.

When price levels in countries are compared with the EU average price level index of 100, the results show that in 2019, communication prices were highest in Belgium (with a price level index of 176) and Greece (175), followed by Ireland (150) and Luxembourg (149).

 

Communication prices in the EU, 2019

Source dataset: prc_ppp_ind

 

In contrast, communication price levels in 2019 were lowest in Romania (with a price level index of 38) and Poland (51), followed by Lithuania (71), Bulgaria (76) and Latvia (77).

 

Consumer price levels for communication, 2019

Source dataset: prc_ppp_ind

 

Communication prices include prices for telephone and telefax equipment, internet access provision, postal, wired telephone, wireless telephone, bundled telecommunication and other information transmission services.

 

For more information on consumer price levels in the EU:

 

Note: The European Union (EU) includes 27 EU Member States. The United Kingdom left the European Union on 31 January 2020. Further information is published here.

 

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