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Food prices: from 63% of the EU average in Poland to 145% in Denmark

Sep 27, 2016 | News

(15 June 2016) – In 2015, the price level of a comparable basket of food and non-alcoholic beverages across the European Union was more than twice as high in the most expensive Member State than in the cheapest one.

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Denmark had the highest price level for food and non-alcoholic beverages in the EU in 2015, at 145% of the EU average, followed by Sweden (124%), Austria (120%), Ireland and Finland (both 119%) and Luxembourg (116%).

At the opposite end of the scale, the lowest price levels were observed in Poland (63%), Romania (64%), Bulgaria (70%), Lithuania (78%), the Czech Republic and Hungary (both 79%).

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