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Planning a BBQ? How meat prices compare across the EU

27/08/2019

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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).

 

Infographic showing top and bottom countries regarding relative price of meat

 

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).

 

Ranked bar chart showing consumer price levels for meat by country in 2018

 

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.

 

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