Informations rapides
13 November 2020
2020 - n° 290
In October 2020, the prices of frequently purchased goods dropped by 0.1% in hyper and supermarketsPrice Index in large and predominantly-food stores - October 2020

Informations rapides
No 290
Paru le : Paru le 13/11/2020

In October 2020, the prices of frequently purchased goods in hyper and supermarkets were down slightly by 0.1% over a month, after –0.5% in September.

Excluding hyper and supermarkets, the prices of frequently purchased goods were stable as in the previous month.

Considering all kinds of stores, they fell by 0.1% over a month, after –0,3% in September.

Year on year, prices in hyper and supermarkets decreased slightly

Compared with the same month last year, the prices of frequently purchased goods in hyper and supermarkets have decreased for the first time since March 2017: –0,1% in October, after +0.1% in September. In large and predominantly food stores, the prices were stable year on year after +0.2% in September.

In the other kinds of stores, the prices of frequently purchased goods rose by 0.8% year on year, as in September.

Considering all types of stores, the prices of frequently purchased goods continued to slow down year on year: +0.2% in October, after +0.4% in September and +1.1% in March.

Prices of frequently purchased goods in hyper and supermarkets and other stores, year-on-year change (%)

Prices of frequently purchased goods in hyper and supermarkets and other stores, 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
2019-02 1.5 2.5
2019-03 1.6 2.3
2019-04 1.7 2.4
2019-05 1.7 2.3
2019-06 1.9 2.1
2019-07 1.9 1.8
2019-08 1.9 1.7
2019-09 1.8 1.6
2019-10 1.8 1.5
2019-11 1.7 1.2
2019-12 1.8 1.2
2020-01 1.5 1.0
2020-02 1.2 0.8
2020-03 1.1 0.9
2020-04 1.3 NaN
2020-05 1.1 NaN
2020-06 0.8 NaN
2020-07 0.6 1.0
2020-08 0.4 0.8
2020-09 0.1 0.8
2020-10 -0.1 0.8
  • NB: "Other stores" data not available for April, May and June July 2020
  • Geographical coverage: metropolitan France

Prices of frequently purchased goods in hyper and supermarkets and other stores, year-on-year change (%)

  • NB: "Other stores" data not available for April, May and June July 2020
  • Geographical coverage: metropolitan France
  • Source: INSEE - Consumer Price Indices

Prices of frequently purchased goods

2015:100
Prices of frequently purchased goods (2015:100)
Index October 2020 Changes (%) compared to
last month (m-o-m) (1) 12 months before (y-o-y) (2)
Hyper and supermarkets (A) 102.81 -0.1 -0.1
Large and predominantly food stores (A + neighborhood stores) 102.88 -0.1 0.0
Other stores 107.43 0.0 0.8
All stores 103.77 -0.1 0.2
  • nd: The number of prices collected didn’t allow to calculate a sufficiently precise estimate for the month of September.
  • (1) [m/(m-1)]
  • (2) [m/(m-12)]
  • Geographical coverage: metropolitan France
  • Source : INSEE – Consumer Price Indices

Prices of frequently purchased goods detailed by main items in hyper and supermarkets, indices (100=2015)

Prices of frequently purchased goods detailed by main items in hyper and supermarkets, indices (100=2015) ()
Meat Beverages Food excluding fresh products 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
2019-02 103.7 102.81 101.97 98.58
2019-03 103.7 103.19 102.21 98.45
2019-04 103.65 103.34 102.52 98.47
2019-05 104.26 103.65 102.66 98.27
2019-06 104.7 103.65 102.74 98.37
2019-07 105.18 103.66 102.73 98.39
2019-08 106.25 103.79 102.91 98.49
2019-09 105.89 103.66 102.71 98.31
2019-10 105.9 103.69 102.88 98.24
2019-11 106.62 103.76 102.91 98.03
2019-12 107.17 103.86 103.01 98.35
2020-01 107.41 104.04 102.75 97.47
2020-02 107.37 104.24 102.77 97.74
2020-03 107.72 104.2 102.91 97.49
2020-04 108.05 104.21 103.43 97.66
2020-05 108.33 104.22 103.37 97.32
2020-06 108.25 104.16 103.19 97.02
2020-07 107.78 104.15 103.04 97.47
2020-08 108.14 104.4 103.03 97.84
2020-09 107.76 103.95 102.63 96.78
2020-10 107.39 103.77 102.5 96.96

Prices of frequently purchased goods detailed by main items in hyper and supermarkets, indices (100=2015)

  • Geographical coverage: metropolitan France.
  • Source: INSEE - Consumer Price Indices.

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
October 2020 last month (m-o-m) (1) 12 months before (y-o-y) (2)
Food and beverages (excluding fresh foodstuffs) 103.98 -0.2 0.2
- Meat 107.39 -0.3 1.4
- Beverages 103.77 -0.2 0.1
- Other food products 102.50 -0.1 -0.4
Clearing and personal care products 96.96 0.2 -1.3
Total Hyper and supermarkets 102.81 -0.1 -0.1
  • (1) [m/(m-1)]
  • (2) [m/(m-12)]
  • Geographical coverage: metropolitan France
  • Source: INSEE - Consumer Price Indices

Year on year, food prices in hyper and supermarkets slowed down for the sixth consecutive month

The prices of food (excluding fresh produces) sold in hyper and supermarkets dropped in October: –0.2% over a month after –0.4% in September. Year on year, their prices slowed down for the sixth consecutive month: +0.2% in October, after +0.4% in September and +1.7% in April.

This fall in prices over a month resulted from lower prices in meat, beverages and other food products.

The prices of meat sold in hyper and supermarkets fell by 0.3% in October, after –0.4% in September. Year on year, they slowed down: +1.4% in October, after +1.8% in September.

The prices of beverages sold in hyper and supermarkets dropped in October (–0.2%), after –0.4% in September. Year on year, the rise in the prices of these products decreased: +0.1% in October, after +0.3% in September.

The prices of other food products (excluding fresh food) fell in October (–0.1%), after –0.4% in September. Year on year, the decline has become more pronounced: –0.4% in October, after –0.1% the previous month.

Year on year, the fall in the prices of cleaning and personal care products in hyper and supermarkets slowed down

In October, the prices of cleaning and personal care products sold in hyper and supermarkets rebounded: +0.2% over a month, after –1.1% in September. Year on year, the decline in the prices of these products was less pronounced: –1.3% in October, after –1.6% the previous month.

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