June 19, 2024

Nigerians refill 1kg of cooking gas cylinder for N910 in November- NBS

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Oredola Adeola

The average retail price for refilling a 1kg Cylinder of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) was N909.8 (N910 approx.) in November 2022, as the cost of refilling a 5kg Cylinder of the same product, increased by 1.46% on a month-on-month basis from N4,483.75 recorded in October 2022 to N4,549.14 in November 2022.

This was revealed in a report released by the Nigeria Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Tuesday for the month of November.

According to NBS, the retail price of LPG increased by 1.46% on a month-on-month basis from N4,483.75 recorded in October 2022 to N4,549.14 in November 2022.The NBS further said, “On a year-on-year basis, the price rose by 37.34% from N3,312.42 in November 2021.

“On State profile analysis, Niger recorded the highest average price for refilling a 5kg Cylinder of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) with N4,983.33, followed by Kwara with N4,963.33, and Adamawa with N4,960.00.

“On the other hand, Abia recorded the lowest price with N4,125.00, followed by Delta and Anambra with N4,202.78 and N4,204.17 respectively.

“In addition, analysis by zone showed that the North-Central recorded the highest average retail price for refilling a 5kg Cylinder of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) with N4,852.74, followed by the North-East with N4,606.80, while the South-East recorded the lowest with N4,357.18.

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