Household Energy: Prices Rose by 5.4%

BusinessEconomy ♦ Published: October 4, 2010; 14:46 ♦ (Vindobona)

Households have to pay on average 5.4% more for energy in Austria than one year ago. Diesel is 10.4% more expensive in the yearly comparison.

Household Energy: Prices Rose by 5.4% / Picture: ©

Austria's households had to pay in August 2010 5.4% more for their energy bills than a year earlier: in July the figure was still +7%.

The increase in the cost of fuel fell in the yearly comparison for August, and compared to July gasoline was even slightly cheaper.

In the monthly comparison, the prices of household energy in August remained virtually unchanged: compared…