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Consumer group reports 5% increase in prices for basic goods

Δημοσίευση 29 Δεκεμβρίου 2010, 09:51 / Ανανεώθηκε 27 Ιουνίου 2013, 14:55
Consumer group reports 5% increase  in prices for basic goods
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The "basket of goods" bought by the average Greek household has increased 100,23 euros or roughly 5 percent over the last year, the Greek consumer group ELKEKA reported on Tuesday.

The "basket of goods" bought by the average Greek household has increased 100,23 euros or roughly 5 percent over the last year, the Greek consumer group ELKEKA reported on Tuesday.

Citing figures released by Greece's statistical authority, ELKEKA said the cost of these basic goods had increased from 2,020,52 euros in November 2009 to 2,120,75 euros in November 2010.

The highest increases were in alcoholic drinks and tobacco products, which climbed 19 percent in the year, followed by transport costs that rose 16 percent and in housing which rose 6 percent.