In August 2012, prices of frequently purchased goods in large and predominantly food stores increased by 0.2%; year-on-year, it rose by 1.4%Price Index in large and predominantly-food stores - August 2012

In large and predominantly food stores, prices of frequently purchased goods increased by 0.2% in August 2012, like in July 2012.

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In large and predominantly food stores, prices of frequently purchased goods increased by 0.2% in August 2012, like in July 2012.

The year-on-year variation went up by 1.4%

In August 2012, prices were 1.4% higher than those of the year before.

In August 2011, prices were 2.8% higher than those of August 2010.

Tableau1 – Prices of frequently purchased goods

Base 100 : 1998
Prices of frequently purchased goods
Variations (%) over
Index August 2012 one month 12 last months
Hyper-and-Supermarkets (A) 126.0 0.2 1.4
- Hypermarkets 125.3 0.2 1.1
- Supermarkets 127.5 0.2 1.6
Large and predominantly food stores (A + neighborhood stores) 127.4 0.2 1.4
Other (mini-markets, maxidiscount, department stores…) 134.0 0.4 4.0
Total 128.9 0.2 1.8
  • Source: Insee - consumer prices index

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