What is the cheapest toothpaste?
The answer may surprise you.
Read more:The average cost of a toothpaste in Australia was $8.45 on Monday, according to a report by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) published on Monday.
The figure is up 4 per cent from a year ago and the most recent rise is a whopping 8 per cent.
The average price for a bottle of toothpastes was $13.20 in March, a rise of 10 per cent on the previous month.
The average price of a bottle is $13 on Monday and the highest price in the last three years is $40, according the ABS.
What is the real reason for the rise?
The rise in prices was mainly driven by the cost-cutting measures that the Abbott government is implementing, including slashing the retirement age from 65 to 67 and introducing an overhaul of the Medicare system.
It is not clear if the rise in the price reflects a wider trend or if the increased demand is just the result of the Abbott administration’s decision to raise the retirement ages.
What are the best dental products for toothpaste price comparison?
Here are some of the cheapest dental products on offer.