Grocery prices increase during lockdown
Since the beginning of the Covid-19 lockdown Stats SA has actively tracked the price changes for essential goods.
The new data suggests that prices increased by 0.2% since weekly data was first collected at the beginning of the lockdown.
The graphic shows the price increase and decrease since the lockdown began.
Stats SA said that five of the nine food categories decreased in the most recent week, including bread and cereals (-0.2%), meat (-0.5%) and vegetables (-1.8%)
Price increases include,
Decrease in prices include:
Source: Business Tech