In 2018, the price of bread and cereals across the European Union (EU) was more than three times as high in the most expensive 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 2018, the price of bread and cereals was highest in Denmark (with a price level index of 152), followed by Austria (135), Luxembourg and Finland (both 127).
In contrast, the price levels for bread and cereals in 2018 were lowest in Romania (with a price level index of 54), followed by Bulgaria (62) and Poland (68).
For more information on consumer price levels in the EU:
- Interactive visualisation
- Statistics Explained article on comparative price levels for food, beverages and tobacco
- Statistics Explained article on comparative price levels of consumer goods and services
- The source dataset is Eurostat table prc_ppp_ind.
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