Hong Kong: Food prices

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 Hong Kong

Food price index, world average = 100

 Latest value 151.611
 Year 2017
 Measure index points
 Data availability 2017 - 2017
 Average 151.611
 Min - Max 151.611 - 151.611
 Source World Bank International Comparison Program
The index measures how expensive Hong Kong 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 Hong Kong 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 151.611 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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 Vegetable prices 174.82 2017 index points
 Bread and cereal prices 132.90 2017 index points
 Milk, cheese, and eggs prices 187.16 2017 index points
 Meat prices 137.27 2017 index points
 Fish and seafood prices 165.49 2017 index points
 Alcohol beverage prices 137.32 2017 index points
 Clothing and footwear prices 98.32 2017 index points
 Housing and utilities prices 112.780 2017 index points
 Furniture and household maintenance prices 110.32 2017 index points
 Healthcare prices 138.09 2017 index points
 Transport prices 128.90 2017 index points
 Hotel and restaurant prices 88.62 2017 index points
 Vehicle prices 105.02 2017 index points
 Communication prices 113.01 2017 index points
 Recreation and culture prices 70.05 2017 index points
 Education prices 176.06 2017 index points
 Machinery and equipment prices 108.41 2017 index points
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