Output Price Index and Prices in Agriculture, Q2 2022
The Kosovo Agency of Statistics (KAS) has released the "Output Price Index and Prices in Agriculture" in the second quarter of 2022 (Q2 2022) (2015 =100)
KAS has changed the base year of the index from 2010=100 to 2015=100 according to the methodology of Eurostat.
This publication is based on the collection of prices of local agricultural outputs in Kosovo. Data collection is done in the market, farms and other places where the prices of agricultural outputs can be collected.
The outputs which form the basis for the price index of agricultural outputs, are divided into two main groups: Crop outputs and livestock outputs. Within crop outputs, prices have been collected for the following groups: cereals, fodder crop, vegetables, potatoes and fruits. In livestock outputs, prices are aggregated for animal and animal outputs. Within livestock, prices are collected for four categories of animals: cattle, sheep, pigs and chickens. These prices are based on the live weight of the animals. Within livestock outputs, the prices have been collected for: milk, eggs and honey. All prices are calculated in Euros and the units of measurement are: kg, liter and piece.
In the second quarter of 2022, the price index of livestock outputs increased by 22.8%, compared to the same period of 2021. Meanwhile, the price index of crop outputs increased by 22.3%.
Meanwhile, the total index of agricultural outputs has increased by 22.7%, compared to the same period of 2021.