The family basket of an average Greek household amounted to 2312.26 euros in May 2011 compared to May 2010, when it cost 2238.62 euros. According to a report by the Greek Consumers Centre (ELKEKA), the data reveal an increase of 73.64 euros, meaning 3.3 percent.
According to the report, the biggest increase appeared in housing with 9 percent, followed by transport with 6 pc, foodstuffs and non-alcoholic drinks with 3.5, alcoholic drinks and tobacco 3.3, clothing and footwear 3, communications 2.3, hotels, cafes and restaurants 1.1, durable goods, household items and services 1, while health shows a decrease of 1 percent.