The average retail price per litre of Household Kerosene (HHK) paid by consumers in January 2022 stood at â‚¦437.11 from â‚¦467.97 in December 2021 showing a decrease of 6.60 percent on a month-on-month. On a year-on-year comparison, the average price increased by 24.69 percent from â‚¦350.55 in January 2021. The top three states with the highest average price per litre in January 2022 were Ebonyi with â‚¦652.78 followed by Cross River with â‚¦550.00 and Enugu with â‚¦527.78. While states with the lowest average prices per litre were Bayelsa, Sokoto and Jigawa with â‚¦277.78, â‚¦321.43 and â‚¦326.39 respectively.
The average price per gallon of Household Kerosene paid by consumers decreased to â‚¦1528.74 in January 2022 from â‚¦1582.73 in December 2021 indicating a decline in average retail price by 3.41 percent on month-on-month. On a year-on-year, the average price per gallon of kerosene increased by 28.34 percent from â‚¦1191.13 in January 2021. The three states with the highest average retail price were Enugu with â‚¦1988.08 followed by Jigawa with â‚¦1965.38 and Rivers, â‚¦1930.26, similarly, states with the lowest price were Adamawa, Yobe and Borno with â‚¦862.50, â‚¦1150.00 and â‚¦1155.00 respectively.
Data source: National Bureau of Statistics