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Income, consumption, living conditions

Private consumption expenditure of households

Results of the consumption expenditure of households are available from different surveys – the sample survey of income and expenditure (EVS) and the continuous household budget surveys (LWR). With a coverage of some 60,000 households, the EVS is the largest voluntary household survey. It is conducted every five years and, due to its large sample size, it is particularly well suited to represent detailed results for highly different household groups. Methodological notes

LWR

Consumption expenditure

Private consumption expenditure of households1
Size of household in 2016

Expenditure

Households, totalHouseholds with ... persons
12345 or more
EUR%EUR%EUR%EUR%EUR%EUR%

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.

Source: Continuous household budget surveys (household book).

Average per household and month
Private consumption expenditure2,4801001,5901002,8121003,2951003,7141004,258100
Food, beverages and tobacco34213.819812.538813.848214.655514.964315.1
Clothing and footwear1084.4613.81154.11604.81935.22365.5
Housing, energy, maintenance of the dwelling87735.364540.697834.81,07132.51,18231.81,28130.1
Furnishings, equipment and household maintenance1506.1774.81956.92046.22286.12255.3
Health994.0664.11354.8972.91143.11132.7
Transport33513.517911.335712.752115.857515.581219.1
Postal communication and telecommunication622.5462.9652.3852.6852.3892.1
Recreation and culture25810.416610.429510.533410.138810.443510.2
Education180.760.4100.3411.2601.6651.5
Restaurants and hotels1425.7865.41716.11815.52085.62315.4
Miscellaneous goods and services903.6623.91033.61203.71253.41273.0

EVS

Consumption expenditure

Sample Survey of Income and Expenditure

Private consumption expenditure of households
Size of household in 2013

Expenditure

Households,

total

Households with ... persons
12345 or more
EUR%EUR%EUR%EUR%EUR%EUR%
Source: Sample Survey of Income and Expenditure (household book).
Average per household and month
Private consumption expenditure2,4481001,5501002,7301003,2441003,6971004,208100
Food, beverages and tobacco33713.819612.637413.746814.455114.963315.0
Clothing and footwear1194.9654.21254.61755.42175.92586.1
Housing, energy, maintenance of the dwelling84534.561239.591833.61,04132.11,17631.81,32031.4
Furnishings, equipment and household maintenance1245.0674.31445.31795.51885.12375.6
Health1024.2644.11405.11083.31163.11313.1
Transport34214.018111.738614.151715.956115.261414.6
Postal communication and telecommunication662.7493.1682.5902.8942.51012.4
Recreation and culture26110.716210.530111.032610.039410.746511.1
Education220.990.6120.5401.2681.8912.2
Restaurants and hotels1305.3785.11555.71655.11885.12064.9
Miscellaneous goods and services1004.1684.41094.01354.21443.91523.6

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