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Statistics from NBS shows household products’ price increase in August (see graphs)

BY David Olalele

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The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has reported that the average price per litre paid by consumers for household kerosene increased by 3.28 per cent month-on-month and by 7.41 per cent year-on-year to N346.53 in August from N335.54 the previous month.

Source: National Bureau of Statistics

The NBS’ report entitled: “National Household Kerosene Price Watch – August 2020,” stated that states with the lowest average price per litre of kerosene were Bayelsa (N257.78), Zamfara (N285.56) and Kebbi (N292.26).

The report obtained by Techeconomy.ng on the Bureau’s website showed that states with the highest average price per gallon of kerosene were Ekiti (N1,387.89), Borno (N1,383.33) and Plateau (N1,354.55).

Source: National Bureau of Statistics

States with the lowest average price per gallon of kerosene were Osun (N987.50), Anambra N1,068.33) and Delta (N1,095.80).

Source: National Bureau of Statistics

According to the report, the average price per gallon paid by consumers for household kerosene increased by 0.92 per cent month-on-month and by 0.66 per cent year-on-year to N1,218.48 in August 2020 from N1,207.43 in July 2020.

Source: National Bureau of Statistics

Source: National Bureau of Statistics

States with the highest average price per litre of kerosene were Ebonyi (N397.62), Enugu (N395.87), and Borno (N393.61).

Source: National Bureau of Statistics

The NBS in another report entitled: “Premium Motor Spirit (Petrol) Price Watch – August 2020” The NBS said states with the highest average price of premium motor spirit (petrol) were Taraba (N153.67), Kebbi (N153.65) and Abia (N152.00).

Source: National Bureau of Statistics

According to the report, the average price paid by consumers for premium motor spirit (petrol) increased by 2.26 per cent year-on-year and month-on-month by 3.59 per cent to N148.78 in August 2020 from N143.63 in July.

NBS explained that states with the lowest average price of premium motor spirit (petrol) were Jigawa (N143.41), Niger (N143.90) and Sokoto (N145).

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