Eurostat: Egg prices in Bulgaria increased by 72.4% over one year

The price of eggs in Bulgaria increased by 72.4 per cent over a year, according to data for January 2023, cited on March 10 by EU statistics agency Eurostat.

This was the fourth-highest increase in the price of eggs in an EU country, and considerably above the average, according to Eurostat.

Among the EU countries, the highest increase in annual inflation for eggs was recorded in Czech Republic (85 per cent in January 2023 compared with January 2022), followed by Hungary (80 per cent) and Slovakia (79 per cent).

Smaller but still substantial increases were recorded in Germany and Luxembourg (both 18 per cent), and Austria (19 per cent).

Data for January 2023 show that the price of eggs in the EU was, on average, 30 per cent higher than in January 2022. 

Much smaller price increases were recorded in January 2022 compared with January 2021 (seven per cent) and in January 2021 compared with the pre-Covid-19 month of January 2020 (one per cent), Eurostat said. 

(Photo: Sanja Gjenero/

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