In 2020, the price of bread and cereals across the EU was around two and a half times higher in the most expensive Member State than in the cheapest one.
When price levels are compared with the EU average price level index of 100, the results show that the price of bread and cereals was the highest in Denmark (with a price level index of 153), followed by Austria (135), Luxembourg, Finland and Sweden (all three 127).
In contrast, the price levels for bread and cereals were the lowest in Romania (price level index of 56), followed by Bulgaria (67) and Poland (70).
For more information:
- Compare the price levels for consumer goods and services across EU countries: interactive visualisation on consumer price levels in the EU
- Statistics Explained article on comparative price levels for food, beverages and tobacco
- Statistics Explained article on comparative price levels of consumer goods and services