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21 février 2019
N° 2019-45

In January 2019, the prices of frequently purchased goods rose by 0.1% in hyper and supermarketsPrice Index in large and predominantly-food stores - January 2019

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No 45
Paru le : 21/02/2019

In January 2019, the prices of frequently purchased goods in hyper and supermarkets and in large and predominantly food stores slightly slowed down: +0.1% over a month, after +0.2% in the two previous months.

Excluding hyper and supermarkets, pricesslowed down again (stability in Januaryafter+0,1%in December 2018).

Considering all kinds of stores, the prices of frequently purchased goods increased at a slower pace than in December (+0.1% after +0.2%).

Year on year, the prices accelerated again in hyper and supermarkets

Compared with the same month last year, the prices of frequently purchased goods sold in hyper and supermarkets grew a little more in January than in December: +1.3% year on year after +1.1% in the previous month. This acceleration came from a slight rise over a month when in January 2018, they fell back by 0.1%. In large and predominantly food stores the prices increased also a little more (+1.2% year on year after +1.1%).

In the other kinds of stores, the prices of frequently purchased goods continued to grow more sharply than in large distributors: they rose by 2.2% year on year in January after +2.3% in the two previous months.

Considering all types of stores, the increase in the prices of frequently purchased goods accentuated again: +1.4% year on year after +1.3%. It has been the largest increase since November 2012.

Prices of frequently purchased goods year-on-year change %

Prices of frequently purchased goods year-on-year change % ()
Hyper and supermarkets Other stores
2012-01 4.1 4.7
2012-02 4.1 4.7
2012-03 3.5 4.6
2012-04 3.0 4.3
2012-05 2.5 4.1
2012-06 2.0 3.9
2012-07 1.6 3.7
2012-08 1.5 3.3
2012-09 1.3 3.1
2012-10 1.4 3.2
2012-11 1.2 3.0
2012-12 1.0 2.7
2013-01 0.7 2.3
2013-02 0.6 2.3
2013-03 0.7 2.2
2013-04 0.7 2.2
2013-05 0.4 2.1
2013-06 0.5 2.2
2013-07 0.3 2.2
2013-08 0.4 2.2
2013-09 0.3 2.0
2013-10 0.0 1.7
2013-11 -0.1 1.6
2013-12 -0.2 1.4
2014-01 -0.1 1.3
2014-02 -0.1 1.0
2014-03 -0.1 0.7
2014-04 -0.2 0.5
2014-05 -0.3 0.4
2014-06 -0.5 0.2
2014-07 -0.6 0.1
2014-08 -0.8 -0.1
2014-09 -0.8 -0.2
2014-10 -0.8 -0.2
2014-11 -1.0 0.0
2014-12 -1.0 0.2
2015-01 -1.1 0.1
2015-02 -1.0 0.1
2015-03 -1.2 0.1
2015-04 -1.1 0.2
2015-05 -0.9 0.2
2015-06 -0.9 0.4
2015-07 -0.7 0.4
2015-08 -0.6 0.5
2015-09 -0.6 0.6
2015-10 -0.4 0.8
2015-11 -0.3 0.5
2015-12 -0.1 0.4
2016-01 -0.2 0.4
2016-02 -0.3 0.6
2016-03 -0.3 0.7
2016-04 -0.4 0.9
2016-05 -0.3 0.7
2016-06 -0.3 0.7
2016-07 -0.4 0.9
2016-08 -0.4 0.8
2016-09 -0.5 0.8
2016-10 -0.6 0.8
2016-11 -0.5 0.9
2016-12 -0.5 1.1
2017-01 -0.3 1.1
2017-02 -0.3 1.1
2017-03 -0.1 1.1
2017-04 0.1 1.1
2017-05 0.3 1.4
2017-06 0.4 1.5
2017-07 0.6 1.5
2017-08 0.7 1.7
2017-09 0.8 1.8
2017-10 0.8 1.8
2017-11 0.9 1.8
2017-12 0.8 1.7
2018-01 0.8 1.9
2018-02 0.9 1.9
2018-03 0.8 2.0
2018-04 0.8 1.9
2018-05 0.8 1.9
2018-06 0.6 2.0
2018-07 0.6 1.9
2018-08 0.8 2.0
2018-09 0.8 2.0
2018-10 0.8 2.1
2018-11 0.9 2.3
2018-12 1.1 2.3
2019-01 1.3 2.2

Prices of frequently purchased goods year-on-year change %

Prices of frequently purchased goods

2015:100
Prices of frequently purchased goods (2015:100)
IndexJanuary 2019 Changes (%) compared to
last month (m-o-m) (1) 12 months before (y-o-y) (2)
Hyper and supermarkets (A) 101.56 0.1 1.3
Large and predominantly food stores (A + neighborhood stores) 101.59 0.1 1.2
Other stores 105.56 0.0 2.2
All stores 102.27 0.1 1.4
  • (1) [m/(m-1)]
  • (2) [m/(m-12)]
  • Geographical coverage: metropolitan France
  • Source : INSEE – Consumer Price Indices

Frequently purchased goods price indices by main items

Frequently purchased goods price indices by main items ()
Meat Beverages Other food product Cleaning, personal care products
2012-01 95.98 98.35 102.63 103.85
2012-02 96.33 98.79 102.51 103.76
2012-03 96.21 99.09 102.35 103.7
2012-04 96.12 99.22 102.43 103.69
2012-05 96.72 99.54 102.48 103.42
2012-06 96.76 99.55 102.46 103.62
2012-07 96.8 99.78 102.58 103.63
2012-08 97.25 100.02 102.57 103.92
2012-09 97.0 99.88 102.49 103.71
2012-10 97.74 99.9 102.56 103.73
2012-11 98.25 99.79 102.64 103.86
2012-12 98.69 99.46 102.49 103.84
2013-01 98.56 100.08 102.25 103.79
2013-02 98.88 100.29 101.97 103.76
2013-03 99.15 100.39 101.89 103.65
2013-04 99.16 100.37 101.84 103.69
2013-05 99.38 100.19 101.71 103.4
2013-06 99.61 100.21 101.85 103.4
2013-07 99.69 100.24 101.8 103.2
2013-08 100.3 100.41 101.85 103.51
2013-09 99.89 100.23 101.7 103.22
2013-10 100.04 100.05 101.47 103.08
2013-11 100.17 100.25 101.5 103.17
2013-12 100.05 100.07 101.4 103.19
2014-01 100.15 100.46 101.38 103.0
2014-02 100.28 100.37 101.28 102.89
2014-03 99.99 100.5 101.51 102.66
2014-04 99.95 100.27 101.53 102.2
2014-05 100.12 99.93 101.45 101.58
2014-06 100.15 99.86 101.2 101.47
2014-07 100.07 99.79 101.01 101.41
2014-08 100.31 99.9 100.92 101.57
2014-09 100.03 99.85 100.7 101.27
2014-10 99.91 99.81 100.61 101.01
2014-11 99.94 99.95 100.42 100.84
2014-12 100.04 99.83 100.34 100.45
2015-01 99.53 100.1 100.27 100.4
2015-02 99.76 100.11 100.19 100.39
2015-03 99.62 100.02 100.06 100.26
2015-04 99.58 100.1 99.98 100.29
2015-05 99.85 100.1 99.9 100.09
2015-06 99.94 100.0 99.88 99.81
2015-07 100.11 100.08 99.85 99.85
2015-08 100.42 100.11 99.9 100.0
2015-09 99.97 99.91 99.98 99.85
2015-10 100.11 99.81 100.02 99.77
2015-11 100.41 99.83 100.02 99.64
2015-12 100.7 99.83 99.95 99.66
2016-01 100.18 99.88 99.91 99.28
2016-02 100.19 99.81 99.81 99.28
2016-03 100.2 99.67 99.65 99.13
2016-04 100.22 99.62 99.54 99.03
2016-05 100.43 99.79 99.51 98.83
2016-06 100.13 99.82 99.5 98.89
2016-07 100.31 99.83 99.34 98.77
2016-08 100.53 99.96 99.42 99.0
2016-09 99.95 99.83 99.17 98.84
2016-10 99.87 99.8 99.1 98.94
2016-11 100.48 99.84 99.2 98.84
2016-12 100.53 99.8 99.14 99.02
2017-01 100.42 99.95 99.21 98.77
2017-02 100.45 100.0 99.13 98.79
2017-03 100.62 100.16 99.25 98.77
2017-04 100.53 100.19 99.53 98.59
2017-05 101.03 100.38 99.73 98.44
2017-06 101.19 100.36 99.79 98.72
2017-07 101.27 100.43 100.03 98.77
2017-08 101.82 100.42 100.14 98.94
2017-09 101.46 100.34 100.18 98.59
2017-10 101.48 100.3 100.05 98.78
2017-11 101.92 100.37 100.3 98.63
2017-12 101.84 100.21 100.32 98.78
2018-01 101.4 100.36 100.34 98.59
2018-02 101.91 100.36 100.3 98.69
2018-03 102.05 100.36 100.39 98.7
2018-04 101.91 100.48 100.56 98.65
2018-05 102.35 100.78 100.69 98.63
2018-06 102.31 100.71 100.74 98.32
2018-07 102.33 100.96 100.85 98.19
2018-08 102.81 101.52 101.16 98.41
2018-09 102.53 101.65 101.16 98.11
2018-10 102.33 101.74 101.2 98.18
2018-11 102.78 101.94 101.38 98.26
2018-12 102.93 102.04 101.55 98.66
2019-01 103.05 102.07 101.71 98.63

Frequently purchased goods price indices by main items

Prices of frequently purchased goods detailed by main items

2015:100
Prices of frequently purchased goods detailed by main items (2015:100)
Index Changes (%) compared to
January 2019 last month (m-o-m) (1) 12 months before (y-o-y) (2)
Food and beverages (excluding fresh foodstuffs) 102.14 0.1 1.5
- Meat 103.05 0.1 1.6
- Beverages 102.07 0.0 1.7
- Other food products 101.71 0.2 1.4
Clearing and personal care products 98.63 0.0 0.0
Total Hyper and supermarkets 101.56 0.1 1.3
  • (1) [m/(m-1)]
  • (2) [m/(m-12)]
  • Geographical coverage: metropolitan France
  • Source: INSEE - Consumer Price Indices

Slight rise, over a month, in food prices in hyper and supermarkets

In January, the prices of food (excluding fresh products) sold in hyper and supermarkets increased at the same paceas in the previous month (+0.1%). Year on year, theyaccelerated again: +1.5% after +1.3%.

This rise in pricesover a month resulted from that of meat and other food products prices whilethe pricesof beverageswere stable.

Meat prices sold in hyper and supermarkets roseby 0.1%, as in December. Year on year, their prices sharply accelerated: +1.6% in January after +1.1% in the previous month.

The prices of beverages sold in hyper and supermarkets were stablein January after six months of increase. Year on year, their rise was a little lesspronounced than in December: +1.7% after +1.8%.

The prices of other food products (excluding fresh food) rose by 0.2% for the third consecutive month. Year on year, they increased a little more than in the previous month (+1.4% after +1.2% in December).

Stability in the prices of cleaning and personal care products in hyper and supermarkets

After an acceleration in December (+0.4% after +0.1% in November), the prices of cleaning and personal care products sold in hyper and supermarkets were unchanged in January. Year on year, the prices of these products were stable after seven concecutive months of decline.

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