Costa Rica: Food prices

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 Costa Rica

Food price index, world average = 100

 Latest value 128.254
 Year 2017
 Measure index points
 Data availability 2017 - 2017
 Average 128.254
 Min - Max 128.254 - 128.254
 Source World Bank International Comparison Program
The index measures how expensive Costa Rica 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 Costa Rica 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 128.254 index points.
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Costa Rica - Food prices - recent values




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 94.13 2017 index points
 Food prices 128.254 2017 index points
 Fruit prices 132.22 2017 index points
 Vegetable prices 180.81 2017 index points
 Bread and cereal prices 140.10 2017 index points
 Milk, cheese, and eggs prices 134.49 2017 index points
 Meat prices 108.90 2017 index points
 Fish and seafood prices 162.94 2017 index points
 Alcohol beverage prices 132.67 2017 index points
 Clothing and footwear prices 107.66 2017 index points
 Housing and utilities prices 85.381 2017 index points
 Furniture and household maintenance prices 80.98 2017 index points
 Healthcare prices 131.92 2017 index points
 Transport prices 92.31 2017 index points
 Hotel and restaurant prices 90.98 2017 index points
 Vehicle prices 134.16 2017 index points
 Communication prices 80.14 2017 index points
 Recreation and culture prices 82.57 2017 index points
 Education prices 58.13 2017 index points
 Machinery and equipment prices 114.01 2017 index points
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