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How expensive is Cyprus compared to rest of EU?


Food prices in Cyprus in 2019 were 6.5% higher than the EU27 average, but housing costs were 25.5% lower, according to a data visualisation published by Eurostat today which compares prices in a number of categories across the 27 EU member states.

The results for Cyprus are:

  • Food prices in Cyprus are 6.5% higher than the EU27 average.
  • Alcoholic beverages and tobacco prices in Cyprus are 6.2% lower than the EU27 average.
  • Clothing and footwear prices in Cyprus are 4.8% lower than the EU27 average.
  • Housing costs prices in Cyprus are 25.5% lower than the EU27 average.
  • Furniture and carpets prices in Cyprus are 4.2% lower than the EU27 average.
  • Personal transport equipment prices in Cyprus are 15.5% lower than the EU27 average.
  • Transport services prices in Cyprus are 2.1% higher than the EU27 average.
  • Communications prices in Cyprus are 10.1% lower than the EU27 average.
  • Recreation and culture prices in Cyprus are 8.9% lower than the EU27 average.
  • Restaurants and hotels prices in Cyprus are 5.7% lower than the EU27 average.

Just select a product or service to see the country with the highest and the lowest price levels or select a country to see where it ranks among the other countries.

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