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Table 2 Allocation of tax/subsidy policies to 5000 price sets used in the Virtual Supermarket

From: Study protocol: combining experimental methods, econometrics and simulation modelling to determine price elasticities for studying food taxes and subsidies (The Price ExaM Study)

Tax/subsidy policies N where this only policy (% of 5000) N where they also have another policy turned on (% of 5000)
No tax or subsidy 750 (15.0 %) 750 (15.0 %)
1a. 20 % tax SSB (sugar-sweetened soft drinks only) 100 (2.0 %) 173 (3.5 %)
1b. 40 % tax SSB (sugar-sweetened soft drinks only) 100 (2.0 %) 180 (3.6 %)
1c. 20 % tax SSB+ (sugar-sweetened soft drinks, sugar-sweetened fruit drinks, sugar-sweetened energy drinks, sugar-sweetened sports drinks) 100 (2.0 %) 197 (3.9 %)
1d. 40 % tax SSB+ (sugar-sweetened soft drinks, sugar-sweetened fruit drinks, sugar-sweetened energy drinks, sugar-sweetened sports drinks) 90 (1.8 %) 187 (3.7 %)
1e. 20 % tax SSB++ (sugar-sweetened soft drinks, sugar-sweetened fruit drinks, fruit juices, sugar-sweetened energy drinks, sugar-sweetened sports drinks) 90 (1.8 %) 185 (3.7 %)
1 f. 40 % tax SSB++ (sugar-sweetened soft drinks, sugar-sweetened fruit drinks, fruit juices, sugar-sweetened energy drinks, sugar-sweetened sports drinks) 90 (1.8 %) 175 (3.5 %)
1 g. 20 % tax all soda 90 (1.8 %) 201 (4.0 %)
1 h. 40 % tax all soda 90 (1.8 %) 188 (3.8 %)
2a. 20 % FV subsidy fresh 375 (7.5 %) 764 (15.3 %)
2b. 20 % FV subsidy fresh frozen 375 (7.5 %) 742 (14.8 %)
3a. SAFA tax ($2/100 g) 250 (5.0 %) 516 (10.3 %)
3b. SAFA tax ($4/100 g) 250 (5.0 %) 548 (11.0 %)
4a. Sugar tax ($0.4/100 g) 250 (5.0 %) 443 (8.9 %)
4b. Sugar tax ($0.8/100 g) 250 (5.0 %) 409 (8.2 %)
5a. Salt tax ($0.02/100 g) 250 (5.0 %) 409 (8.2 %)
5b. Salt tax ($0.04/100 g) 250 (5.0 %) 433 (8.7 %)
6. Combination of 2 policies 1000 (20.0 %) 1000 (20.0 %)
7. Combination of 3 or more policies 250 (5.0 %) 250 (5.0 %)
Totals 5000 (100 %) 7750 (155 %)