Across the European Union
, price levels for consumer goods vary hugely. According to Eurostat
, Denmark and Luxembourg had the highest price levels in the EU last year, with both countries 141 percent of the average. Sweden, (134.7 percent), Ireland (127.8 percent) and Finland (123.3 percent) rounded off the top-five. The situation is better for shoppers in Europe's major economic powerhouses with France and Germany
106.7 and 104.4 percent higher than average respectively. Poland, (53.2 percent), Romania (43.4 percent) and Bulgaria (44 percent) were the three countries with the lowest average prices for consumer goods in the EU in 2017.