In March 2011, prices of frequently purchased goods in large and predominantly food increased: +0.6%Price Index in large and predominantly-food stores - March 2011

In large and predominantly food stores, prices of frequently purchased goods increased by 0.6% in March 2011, after a slightly rise in February (+0.1%).

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In large and predominantly food stores, prices of frequently purchased goods increased by 0.6% in March 2011, after a slightly rise in February (+0.1%).

The year-on-year variation went up by 0.3%

In March 2011, prices were 0.3% higher than those of the year before.

In March 2010, prices were 0.2% lower than those of March 2009.

Tableau 1 – Prices of frequently purchased goods

Base 100 : 1998
Prices of frequently purchased goods
Variations (%) over
Index March 2011 one month 12 last months
Hyper-and-Supermarkets (A) 121,4 0,6 0,3
- Hypermarkets 121,3 0,7 0,5
- Supermarkets 122,2 0,3 0,2
Large and predominantly food stores (A + neighborhood stores) 122,7 0,6 0,4
Other (mini-markets, maxidiscount, department stores…) 125,9 0,3 1,5
Total 123,9 0,5 0,7
  • Source: Insee - consumer price index

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