Cooking gas refill for 5kg cylinder increased by 70.62% in one year – NBS

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The price of the kitchen gas refill for the 5 kg cylinder increased by 70.62% in one year.

This is according to Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) price monitoring data released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in November 2022.

The data shows that, year-over-year, the refilling of a 5kg cylinder increased by 70.62% from N2,627.94 in October 2021, while the refilling of a 12.5kg cylinder increased by 51. 40% from N6,638.27 in October 2021.

The data also shows that Nigerians paid up to N4,483.75 to refill a 5kg LPG cylinder, also known as cooking gas, in October 2022. Meanwhile, they paid up to N10,050.53 to refill a cylinder. of LPG of 12.5 kg in October 2022.

In September 2022, the Nigerian government he said he was planning establish Gas Funding Company Limited for the injection of 20 million LPG cylinders in the next 5 years.

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The LPG price surveillance report indicates that the refilling of a 5 kg cylinder of cooking gas increased by 0.21% monthly, from N4,474.48 in September 2022 to N4,483.75 in October 2022. 2022. In addition, the refilling of a 12.5 kg cylinder, increased by 1.45% month on month from N9,906.44 in September 2022 to N10,050.53 in October 2022.

Data breakdown: In the LPG price watch report, the states with the lowest cooking gas prices for refilling 5kg cylinders as of October 2022 were:

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Abia – N4,045.45

Kano – N4,100

Delta – N4,139.29

The states with the highest prices for cooking gas for refilling 5kg cylinders as of October 2022 were:

Kwara–N4,955

Niger – N4,950

Adamawa – N4,940.29

In the LPG price watch report, the states with the lowest cooking gas prices for refilling 12.5kg cylinders as of October 2022 were:

Yobe–N8,533.33

Sokoto – N9,100

Katsina – N9,202.86

The states with the highest cooking gas prices for refilling 12.5 kg cylinders as of October 2022 were:

Cross River – N10,986.11

Heard – N10,826.56

Kogui – N10,783.33

Reloading 5 kg cylinders in geopolitical zones: In the report, there are different prices for residents in all geopolitical zones. These are listed:

North Center – N4,726.07

Northwest – N4,454.004

Northeast – N4,577.86

Southeast – N4,332.28

Southwest – N4,475.63

South South – N4,275.92

Reloading of 12.5 kg cylinders in geopolitical zones: In the report, there are different prices for residents in all geopolitical zones. These are listed:

North Center – N10,212.64

Northwest – N9,643.27

Northeast – N9,501.05

Southeast – 10,254.10

Southwest – 10,312.87

South South – N10,454.04

Affordability issues: Nigeria’s 2022 Multidimensional Poverty Index published by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) shows that 94% of the Nigerian population does not have access to clean cooking fuels. This means that 94% of Nigeria’s current 216 million people do not use LPG to cook their meals. The predominant sources of cooking fuels in Nigeria are firewood, charcoal and dung, as well as kerosene, for those who can afford it.

For the record: Nairametrics recently reported that poor and vulnerable households in Abia, Bayelsa, Benue, Borno, Ekiti, Enugu and Kogi states are 100% deprived of clean cooking fuels.

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