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Informations rapidesIn September 2021, the prices of frequently purchased goods sold in hyper and supermarkets fell by 0.1% year on yearPrice Index in large and predominantly-food stores - September 2021

Informations rapides
No 268
Paru le : Paru le 15/10/2021
Prochaine parution le : 15/12/2021 at 12:00 - November 2021
Warning

The health crisis due to the Covid-19 impacts the quality of the data. Price collection on the field was adjourned in 2020 spring, at the end of year 2020 and, depending on departments, from the 20 March or from the 3 April 2021 to the 30 May 2021. It did not allow to publish some indices. In the first half of 2021, it affected publications for the months of January and April to June (see "For further information").

In September 2021, the prices of frequently purchased goods in hyper and supermarkets dropped by 0.5% over a month, after +0.2% in August. In large and predominantly food stores, these prices also dropped by 0.5% over a month, after +0.2% in August.

Excluding hyper and supermarkets, prices increased by 0.1% over a month, after +0.3% in August.

Considering all kinds of stores, the prices of frequently purchased goods fell by 0.3% over a month, after +0.2% in August.

Year on year, the prices of frequently purchased goods sold in hyper and supermarkets declined slightly

Compared with the same month last year, the prices of frequently purchased goods sold in hyper and supermarkets declined by 0.1%, as in August. In large and predominantly food stores, the prices also fell by 0.1% year on year, as in August.

In the other kinds of stores, the prices of frequently purchased goods rose by 1.3% year on year, after +1.2% in August.

Considering all types of stores, the prices of frequently purchased goods increased by 0.3% year on year, after +0.4% in August.

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
2020-11 -0.1 NaN
2020-12 -0.2 NaN
2021-01 -0.3 1.1
2021-02 -0.3 1.2
2021-03 -0.3 1.4
2021-04 -0.6 NaN
2021-05 -0.5 NaN
2021-06 -0.3 NaN
2021-07 -0.1 1.1
2021-08 -0.1 1.2
2021-09 -0.1 1.3
  • NB: "Other stores" data not available for April, May, June, November and December 2020 and for April, May and June 2021.
  • 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, June, November and December 2020 and for April, May and June 2021.
  • Geographical coverage: metropolitan France
  • Source: INSEE - Consumer Price Indices

Prices of frequently purchased goods

2015:100
Prices of frequently purchased goods (2015:100)
Index September 2021 Changes (%) compared to
last month (m-o-m) (1) 12 months before (y-o-y) (2)
Hyper and supermarkets (A) 102.80 -0.5 -0.1
Large and predominantly food stores (A + neighborhood stores) 102.92 -0.5 -0.1
Other stores 108.76 0.1 1.3
All stores 104.19 -0.3 0.3
  • (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
2020-11 107.8 104.03 102.53 96.98
2020-12 108.05 103.94 102.53 97.28
2021-01 107.46 104.3 102.36 96.35
2021-02 107.96 104.3 102.23 96.88
2021-03 107.69 104.14 102.64 96.71
2021-04 107.93 104.24 102.66 96.2
2021-05 108.05 104.2 102.69 96.09
2021-06 108.53 104.13 102.55 96.78
2021-07 108.56 104.26 102.71 96.56
2021-08 108.89 104.47 102.77 96.82
2021-09 108.45 103.92 102.32 95.84

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
September 2021 last month (m-o-m) (1) 12 months before (y-o-y) (2)
Food and beverages (excluding fresh foodstuffs) 104.16 -0.4 0.0
- Meat 108.45 -0.4 0.6
- Beverages 103.92 -0.5 0.0
- Other food products 102.32 -0.4 -0.3
Clearing and personal care products 95.84 -1.0 -1.0
Total Hyper and supermarkets 102.80 -0.5 -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 were stable

Month on month, the prices of food (excluding fresh produces) sold in hyper and supermarkets fell by 0.4%, after +0.2% in August. Year on year, these prices were stable, as in August.

The prices of meat sold in hyper and supermarkets decreased by 0.4% month on month, after +0.3% in August. Year on year, these prices rose by 0.6%, after +0.7% in August.

The prices of beverages sold in hyper and supermarkets fell by 0.5%, after +0.2% in August. Year on year, the prices of these products were stable, after +0.1% in August.

The prices of other food products (excluding fresh food) decreased by 0.4% over a month, after +0.1% in August. Year on year, the prices of these products dropped by 0.3%, as in August.

Year on year, the prices of cleaning and personal care products declined

Month on month, the prices of cleaning and personal care products sold in hyper and supermarkets dropped by 1,0%, after +0.3% in August. Year on year, the prices of these products declined: –1.0% in September, as in August.

For further information

The price index of frequently purchased goods in hyper and supermarkets is mainly calculated using scanner data (75%), whose collection has not been affected by the health crisis, and for the remaining part, using prices collected by INSEE collectors in physical outlets. The price index of beverage in hyper and supermarkets is carried out by 100% using scanner data, whereas that of meat by 30%, that of other food products by 76% and that of cleaning and personal care products by 98%.

The price index in the other kinds of stores is calculated only with prices collected by collectors in physical outlets.

The price collection carried out by collectors on the field was adjourned in November and December (after being adjourned from the 16 March to the 15 June of 2020) and anew from the 20 March 2021 or the 3 April 2021 (depending on departments under lockdown) to the 30 May 2021. INSEE introduced new collection methods (price collection on line, price collection by phone, increased use of scanner data) but the quality of the indices did not allow to publish the indices from April to June 2020, in November and December 2020 and from April to June 2021 for the others kinds of stores than hyper and supermarkets.

Next publication: Tuesday 16 November 2021 at 12:00

Documentation

Abbreviated Methodology (pdf, 167 Ko)

Pour en savoir plus

The price index of frequently purchased goods in hyper and supermarkets is mainly calculated using scanner data (75%), whose collection has not been affected by the health crisis, and for the remaining part, using prices collected by INSEE collectors in physical outlets. The price index of beverage in hyper and supermarkets is carried out by 100% using scanner data, whereas that of meat by 30%, that of other food products by 76% and that of cleaning and personal care products by 98%.

The price index in the other kinds of stores is calculated only with prices collected by collectors in physical outlets.

The price collection carried out by collectors on the field was adjourned in November and December (after being adjourned from the 16 March to the 15 June of 2020) and anew from the 20 March 2021 or the 3 April 2021 (depending on departments under lockdown) to the 30 May 2021. INSEE introduced new collection methods (price collection on line, price collection by phone, increased use of scanner data) but the quality of the indices did not allow to publish the indices from April to June 2020, in November and December 2020 and from April to June 2021 for the others kinds of stores than hyper and supermarkets.

Next publication: Tuesday 16 November 2021 at 12:00

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