In September 2013, prices of frequently purchased goods in hyper and supermarkets decreased by 0.2%Price Index in large and predominantly-food stores - September 2013

In hyper and supermarkets, the prices of frequently purchased goods declined by 0.2% in September 2013 after an increase by 0.2% in August 2013.

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Paru le : 15/10/2013

In hyper and supermarkets, the prices of frequently purchased goods declined by 0.2% in September 2013 after an increase by 0.2% in August 2013.

Year-on-year, prices grew by 0.2% in the hyper and supermarkets

In September 2013, the prices of frequently purchased goods were 0.2% higher than those of September 2012 in the hyper and supermarkets (after + 0.3% in August 2013). They were up 1.2%, year on year, in September 2012.

Prices decreased by 0.2% in the hypermarkets and by 0.3% in the supermarkets in September

In hypermarkets, the prices of frequently purchased goods in hypermarkets went down by 0.2% in September 2013. They increased by 0.2% in August 2013.

In the year to September 2013, the prices of frequently purchased goods in hypermarkets went up by 0.2%, like in July and August 2013. In September 2012, they increased by 1.1%, year on year.

In supermarkets, the prices of frequently purchased goods were down 0.3% in September 2013 after a rise of 0.2% in August 2013.

Between September 2012 and September 2013, the prices of frequently purchased goods rose by 0.4% in supermarkets after + 0.5% between August 2012 and August 2013. In September 2012, they increased by 1.4%, year on year.

Graphique1 – Frequently purchased goods price indexes - annual changes (%)

  • Source : INSEE – Consumer Price Indexes, base 100 : 1998

Graphique2 – Frequently purchased goods price indexes

  • Source : INSEE – Consumer Price Indexes, base 100 : 1998

Tableau1 – Prices of frequently purchased goods

Base 100 : 1998
Prices of frequently purchased goods
Variations (%) over
Index September 2013 one month 12 last months
Hyper-and-Supermarkets (A) 126,1 –0,2 0,2
- Hypermarkets 125,3 –0,2 0,2
- Supermarkets 127,8 –0,3 0,4
Large and predominantly food stores (A + neighborhood stores) 127,7 –0,2 0,4
Other 138,0 0,1 2,9
Total 129,8 –0,2 0,8
  • Source : INSEE – Consumer Price Indexes

Tableau2 – Prices of frequently purchased goods detailed by main items

Base 100 : 1998
Prices of frequently purchased goods detailed by main items
Variations (%) over
Index September 2013 one month 12 last months
Food and beverages (excluding fresh foodstuffs) 126,6 –0,2 0,5
- Meat 138,0 –0,4 2,9
- Beverages 123,8 –0,2 0,3
- Other food products 121,6 –0,2 –0,7
Clearing and personal care products 124,3 –0,3 –0,6
Total : Hyper-and-Supermarkets 126,1 –0,2 0,2
  • Source : INSEE – Consumer Price Indexes

Excluding fresh foodstuffs, the food and beverage prices decreased by 0.2% in the hyper and supermarkets in September

Excluding fresh foodstuffs, the food and beverage prices declined by 0.2% in the hyper and supermarkets in September 2013 while they increased by 0.2% in August 2013. Between September 2012 and September 2013, they increased by 0.5 %, like in July and August 2013, compared with the same months one year ago. In September 2012, the food and beverage prices (excluding fresh foodstuffs) grew by 1.3%, year on year.

In September 2013, meat prices went down by 0.4% in the hyper and supermarkets (+ 0.6% in August 2013). They increased by 2.9% in September 2013, year on year down from + 3.0% in August 2013. In September 2012, they went up by 1.9%, year on year.

In the hyper and supermarkets, beverage prices decreased by 0.2% in September 2013 after a light growth in August 2013 (+ 0.1%), due to the pursuit in the fall of non-alcoholic beverage prices. Between September 2012 and September 2013, beverage prices rose by 0.3% (like in August 2013). In September 2012, they rose by 2.8%, year on year.

In September 2013, excluding fresh foodstuffs, the prices of other food products decreased by 0.2% in hyper and supermarkets after an 0.1% increase in August 2013. They dipped by 0.7%, year on year in September 2013, like in August 2013. They rose by 0.4% between September 2012 and September 2011.

The prices of cleaning and personal care products also decreased in September 2013 in the hyper and supermarkets

In September 2013, the prices of cleaning and personal care products were down 0.3% in the hyper and supermarkets while they increased by 0.2% in August 2013. They decreased by 0.6%, year on year, (like in July and August 2013). In September 2012, they went up 0.6%, year on year.

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