The average price of Euro-super 95 in the EU was EUR 1.53 per litre at the end of 2013, while that for automotive diesel was EUR 0.10 lower. From the end of 2008 to the end of 2013 the price of Euro-super 95 rose overall by 49.6%, while the price of automotive gas oil rose by 43.1%.
Italians paid the highest prices at the end of 2013 - EUR 1.73 per litre, or 29.5% more than Romanians (where the lowest price was registered), according to the Eurostat.
The highest price for automotive diesel at the end of 2013 was also recorded in Italy (EUR 1.66 per litre) which was EUR 0.46 higher than in Luxembourg (where the lowest price was registered).
The taxes and levies formed nearly 58% of the final prices at the pump at the end of 2013. Netherlands and Italy paid the most as the share of the final price, over 60%.