Household costs increase by 33 per cent

first_img Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagram The family basket of an average Greek household amounted to 2312.26 euros in May 2011 compared to May 2010, when it cost 2238.62 euros. According to a report by the Greek Consumers Centre (Elkeka), the data reveals an increase of 73.64 euros, or 3.3 per cent. According to the report, the biggest increase appeared in housing with 9 per cent, followed by transport with six per cent, foodstuffs and non-alcoholic drinks with 3.5, alcoholic drinks and tobacco 3.3, clothing and footwear three, communications 2.3, hotels, cafes and restaurants 1.1, durable goods, household items and services one, while health shows a decrease of 1 per cent. Source: Athens Newslast_img read more