In May 2011, prices of frequently purchased goods in large and predominantly food increased: +0.7%Price Index in large and predominantly-food stores - may 2011

In large and predominantly food stores, prices of frequently purchased goods increased by 0.7% in May 2011, after a rise by 0.5% in April.

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Paru le : 06/15/2011

In large and predominantly food stores, prices of frequently purchased goods increased by 0.7% in May 2011, after a rise by 0.5% in April.

The year-on-year variation went up by 1.5%

In May 2011, prices were 1.5% higher than those of the year before.

In May 2010, prices were steady in comparison to those of May 2009.

Tableau1 – Prices of frequently purchased goods

Base 100 : 1998
Prices of frequently purchased goods
Variations (%) over
Index May 2011 one month 12 last months
Hyper-and-Supermarkets (A) 122,8 0,7 1,5
- Hypermarkets 122,6 0,6 1,7
- Supermarkets 123,6 0,7 1,3
Large and predominantly food stores (A + neighborhood stores) 124,0 0,6 1,4
Other (mini-markets, maxidiscount, department stores…) 127,3 0,6 2,7
Total 125,1 0,6 1,6
  • Source: Insee - consumer price index

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