Selected Food Prices Watch (OCTOBER 2019)
Selected food price watch data for October 2019 reflected that the average price of 1 dozen of Agric eggs medium size decreased year-on-year by -4.23% and increased month-on month by 1.24% to N462.46 in October 2019 from N456.81 in September 2019 while the average price of piece of Agric eggs medium size (price of one) decreased year-on-year by -2.91% and month-on-month by -1.90% to N40.51 in October 2019 from N41.30 in September 2019.
The average price of 1kg of tomato decreased year-on-year by -23.88% and increased month-on-month by 2.58% to N233.38 in October 2019 from N227.50 in September 2019.
The average price of 1kg of rice (imported high quality sold loose) increased year-on-year by 2.55% and month-on-month by 3.08% to N382.57 in October 2019 from N371.13 in September 2019.
Similarly, the average price of 1kg of yam tuber decreased year-on-year by -28.73% and month-on month by -5.51% to N179.75 in October 2019 from N190.23 in September 2019.
Data source: National Bureau of Statistics