The average retail price per litre of Household Kerosene (HHK) paid by consumers in March 2022 stood at â‚¦564.55 from â‚¦450.66 in February 2022, this shows an increase of 25.27 percent on month-on-month analysis. However, year-on-year comparison showed that the average price per litre increased by 56.26 percent from â‚¦361.29 in March 2021.
The state profile showed that the highest average price per litre in March 2022 was recorded was Ebonyi with â‚¦700.00 followed by Kaduna with â‚¦687.50 and Ekiti with â‚¦666.67. On the other hand, the state with the lowest average price per litre was Kano with â‚¦426.67, followed by Borno with â‚¦431.25 and Kebbi with â‚¦446.67.
Furthermore, the average retail price per litre of Household Kerosene by zone showed that South-West recorded the highest with â‚¦623.49 followed by South-East with â‚¦ 614.89 and South-South with â‚¦580.80, while the zone with the lowest average retail price was the North-West with â‚¦502.50.
Data source: National Bureau of Statistics