Selected Food Prices Watch (September 2021)

Executive Summary

Selected food price watch data for September 2021 reflected that the average price of 1 dozen of Agric eggs medium size increased year-on-year by 25.84% and month-on month by 3.31% to N604.99 in September 2021 from N585.64 in August while the average price of piece of Agric eggs medium size (price of one) increased year-on-year by 27.33% and month-on-month by 2.67% to N54.62 in September 2021 from N53.20 in August 2021.
The average price of 1kg of rice local, sold loose increased year-on-year and month-on-month by 4.95% and 0.01% respectively to N410.01 in September 2021 from N409.97 in August 2021.
The average price of 1kg of tomato increased year-on-year by 19.28% and decreased month-on-month by -13.66% to N342.25 in September 2021 from N396.38 in August 2021. Similarly, the average price of 1kg of Garri white, sold loose increased year-on-year by 27.91% and decreased month on month by -6.63% to N301.58 in September 2021 from N323.01 in August 2021

Data source: National Bureau of Statistics