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Price levels of food: 66% in Romania and 130% in Denmark

Jun 20, 2019 | News

(20 June 2019) – In 2018, the price level of a comparable basket of food and non-alcoholic beverages across the European Union was 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 2018, at 130% of the EU average, followed by Luxembourg and Austria (both 125%), Ireland and Finland (both 120%) and Sweden (117%).

At the opposite end of the scale, the lowest price levels were observed in Romania (66%), Poland (69%), Bulgaria (76%), Lithuania (82%), Czechia (84%) and Hungary (85%).

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