Is food cheaper in your country than in other European Member States? What about alcoholic drinks and tobacco, clothing and footwear, furniture, housing costs, transport, communications or restaurants and hotels?
With our updated data visualisation you can easily compare data on consumer price levels in the European Union in 2020.
Just select a product or service to see the country with the highest and the lowest price levels or select a country to see where it ranks among the other countries.
Note: * This is a non-EU country Price level indices (in brackets) provide a comparison of countries’ price levels with respect to the European Union average. If the price level index of a country is higher than 100 (EU average), the country concerned is relatively expensive compared to the EU average while if the price level index is lower than 100, then the country is relatively cheap compared to the EU average.Source: Eurostat, Purchasing power parities statistics.
For more information:
- Price level indices (PLIs) provide a comparison of countries’ price levels relative to the EU average and are calculated using purchasing power parities. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the price collection for purchasing power parities (PPPs) during 2020 and the estimation of 2020 expenditures used in the calculation of the first estimates of 2020 PPPs. More information is available here.
- Eurostat Statistics Explained article on comparative price levels of consumer goods and services
- Eurostat Statistics Explained article on comparative price levels for food, beverages and tobacco
- Eurostat Statistics Explained article on comparative price levels for investment
- Eurostat website section dedicated to purchasing power parities