Food is notably more expensive in Finland than on average in the EU.Denmark is the most expensive EU country, reveal statistics published by Statistics Denmark.

On average, prices are 41 per cent higher in Denmark than in the EU. Particularly pricy are groceries.

Finns have no reason to rejoice either; Finland shared third place on the list of the EU’s most expensive countries with Luxembourg. In Finland, the prices are 22 per cent higher than on average in the EU. Food and non-alcoholic beverages cost 19 per cent more for us than on average in the EU.

Number two on the list is Sweden, with fourth place shared by Ireland and the UK. 

The most recent numbers of Eurostat, the statistical office of the EU, are based on last year’s prices.

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