In February 2012, prices of frequently purchased goods in large and predominantly food increased: +0.1%; year-on-year, it rose by 4.0%Price Index in large and predominantly-food stores - February 2012

In large and predominantly food stores, prices of frequently purchased goods rose by 0.1% in February 2012, after an increase by 0.2% in January.

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Paru le : 13/03/2012

In large and predominantly food stores, prices of frequently purchased goods rose by 0.1% in February 2012, after an increase by 0.2% in January.

The year-on-year variation went up by 4.0%

In February 2012, prices were 4.0% higher than those of the year before.

In February 2011, prices were 0.4% lower than those of February 2010.

Tableau1 – Prices of frequently purchased goods

Base 100 : 1998
Prices of frequently purchased goods
Variations (%) over
Index February 2012 one month 12 last months
Hyper-and-Supermarkets (A) 125,5 0,1 4,0
- Hypermarkets 125,0 0,0 3,8
- Supermarkets 126,7 0,2 4,0
Large and predominantly food stores (A + neighborhood stores) 126,8 0,1 3,9
Other (mini-markets, maxidiscount, department stores…) 132,3 0,5 5,4
Total 128,2 0,2 4,0
  • Source: Insee - consumer price index

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