If you are planning to buy some meat for a barbecue in the last few weeks of summer, you might be interested in knowing how the price of meat in your country compares with other Member States of the European Union (EU).
When price levels in countries are compared with the EU average price level index of 100, the results show that in 2018, the price of meat was highest in Austria (price level index of 146), Luxembourg (142), France (131) and Belgium (126).
In contrast, the lowest price levels for meat in 2018 were in Poland and Romania (both with a price level index of 63), Bulgaria (64) and Lithuania (71).
The categories of meat covered by these statistics include beef and veal, pork, lamb, mutton and goat, poultry, other meats and edible offal, delicatessen and other meat preparations.
For more information on consumer price levels in the EU:
- Interactive visualisation
- Statistics Explained article on comparative price levels of consumer goods and services
- Statistics Explained article on comparative price levels for food, beverages and tobacco
- The source dataset is Eurostat table prc_ppp_ind.
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