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Income, consumption, living conditions

Consumption expenditure

Private consumption expenditure of households1 in the time comparison2

1 Excluding households of farmers and self-employed persons as well as households with a monthly net household income of EUR 18,000 and over.
2 In the year 2013 not part of the survey.

| = Fundamental change within a series affecting comparisons over time.

Source: Continuous household budget surveys (household book).

Average per household and month
Private consumption expenditure2,2521002,3101002,3751002,3911002,480100
Food, beverages and tobacco31213.932113.932613.733213.934213.8
Clothing and footwear1044.61064.61074.51054.41084.4
Housing, energy, maintenance of the dwelling77534.479634.5| 85636.085935.987735.3
Furnishings, equip­ment and house­hold maintenance1255.51285.51325.61275.31506.1
Transport31914.232914.2| 32513.731413.133513.5
Postal communication and telecommunication572.5572.5612.6612.6622.5
Recreation and culture24410.824510.624810.425210.525810.4
Restaurants and hotels1195.31275.51295.51355.71425.7
Miscellaneous goods and services883.9903.9823.5893.7903.6

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