Benin: Food prices

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 Benin

Food price index, world average = 100

 Latest value 81.566
 Year 2017
 Measure index points
 Data availability 2017 - 2017
 Average 81.566
 Min - Max 81.566 - 81.566
 Source World Bank International Comparison Program
The index measures how expensive Benin is relative to other countries in terms of food prices. Higher values mean more expensive food prices. The index is from the latest edition of the International Comparison Program of the World Bank from 2017. The program publishes new data every seven years. The food price information for Benin and other countries remains valid for several years as the relative international price levels change slowly over time. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time. The value of that indicator for 2017 is 81.566 index points.
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Definition: Broad based food price index. The world average food price level is set at 100. Higher values for a country indicate more expensive food prices relative to the world and other countries.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Cost of living 54.05 2017 index points
 Food prices 81.566 2017 index points
 Fruit prices 59.99 2017 index points
 Vegetable prices 91.19 2017 index points
 Bread and cereal prices 82.03 2017 index points
 Milk, cheese, and eggs prices 145.57 2017 index points
 Meat prices 67.34 2017 index points
 Fish and seafood prices 73.70 2017 index points
 Alcohol beverage prices 90.70 2017 index points
 Clothing and footwear prices 58.41 2017 index points
 Housing and utilities prices 33.312 2017 index points
 Furniture and household maintenance prices 47.14 2017 index points
 Healthcare prices 42.63 2017 index points
 Transport prices 67.21 2017 index points
 Hotel and restaurant prices 57.19 2017 index points
 Vehicle prices 115.19 2017 index points
 Communication prices 107.28 2017 index points
 Recreation and culture prices 56.75 2017 index points
 Education prices 31.51 2017 index points
 Machinery and equipment prices 123.70 2017 index points
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