by National Star
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), said that prices of selected food items increased in November.
This is, according to the NBS Selected Food Prices Watch Report for November 2022, released in Abuja on Monday.
The report said that the average price of 1kg boneless beef on a year-on-year basis, increased by 29.00 per cent from N1,812.03 recorded in November 2021 to N2,337.46 in November 2022.
“While on a month-on-month basis, 1kg boneless beef increased by 3.14 per cent from N2,266.24 recorded in October 2022.”
It showed that the average price of 1kg rice (local) increased on a year-on-year basis by 18.95 per cent from N421.02 in November 2021 to N500.80 in November 2022.
Selected Food Price Watch for November 2022 shows that the average price of 1kg beef boneless stood at N2,337.46 in November 2022. This indicated that on a year-on-year basis, the price rose by 29.00% from the value recorded in November 2021 (N1,812.03), and 3.14%
on a month-on-month basis from N2,266.24 in October 2022.
The average price of 1kg rice (locally sold loose) increased on a year-on-year basis by 18.95% from N421.02 in November 2021 to N500.80 in November 2022. On a month-on�month basis, the average price of this item increased by 2.73% in November 2022.
The average price of 1kg of Tomato on a year-on-year basis rose by 30.18% from N350.15 in November 2021 to N455.13 in November 2022. Also, on a month-on-month basis, it in�creases to 0.15% from N454.46 in October 2022.
Similarly, the average price of 1kg bean brown (sold lose) rose by 18.03% on a year-on-year basis from N490.19 in November 2021 to N578.55 in November 2022. While on a month-on�month basis, the price rose by 2.45%.
In addition, the average price of Palm oil: (1 bottle, specify bottle) increased by 29.87% from N775.11 in November 2021 to N1,006.64 in November 2022. It also grew by 3.91% on a month-on-month basis. In the same vein, the average price of Vegetable oil (1 bottle, speci�fy bottle) stood at N1,142.99 in November 2022, showing an increase of 30.41% from
N876.47 in November 2021. On a month-on-month basis, it rose by 3.34% from N1,106.08 in October 2022.
At the state level, the highest average price of rice (locally sold loose) was recorded in Rivers with N632.05, while the lowest was recorded in Jigawa with N378.81. Ebonyi recorded the highest average price of beans (brown, sold loose) with N868.33, while the lowest was re�ported in Kebbi with N365.71.
Similarly, Ekiti recorded the highest price of Vegetable oil (1 bottle, specify bottle) at N1,584.31, while Kwara recorded the lowest at N693.08.