Canada: Food prices

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 Canada

Food price index, world average = 100

 Latest value 137.341
 Year 2017
 Measure index points
 Data availability 2017 - 2017
 Average 137.341
 Min - Max 137.341 - 137.341
 Source World Bank International Comparison Program
The index measures how expensive Canada 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 Canada 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 137.341 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.


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 Cost of living 142.12 2017 index points
 Food prices 137.341 2017 index points
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 Vegetable prices 179.90 2017 index points
 Bread and cereal prices 125.90 2017 index points
 Milk, cheese, and eggs prices 152.46 2017 index points
 Meat prices 136.14 2017 index points
 Fish and seafood prices 141.48 2017 index points
 Alcohol beverage prices 121.56 2017 index points
 Clothing and footwear prices 147.44 2017 index points
 Housing and utilities prices 175.921 2017 index points
 Furniture and household maintenance prices 136.94 2017 index points
 Healthcare prices 127.09 2017 index points
 Transport prices 125.55 2017 index points
 Hotel and restaurant prices 148.32 2017 index points
 Vehicle prices 89.82 2017 index points
 Communication prices 203.21 2017 index points
 Recreation and culture prices 121.52 2017 index points
 Education prices 169.00 2017 index points
 Machinery and equipment prices 94.35 2017 index points
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