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Income, consumption, living conditions

Income, receipts and expenditure of households - Size of household

Results on income, receipts and 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

Income, receipts, expenditure

Income, receipts and expenditure of households1
Size of household in 2016
Income, receipts and expenditureHouseholds,
total
Households with ... persons
12345 or more

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.

/ = No data because the numerical value is not sufficiently reliable.
() = Limited informational value because the numerical value based on the number of households (25 to under 100 households) is of limited statistical reliability (relative standard error of 10% to under 20%).

Source: Continuous household budget surveys.

Averages per household and month in EUR
Gross household income4,3372,6244,8626,0677,0017,572
Gross income from dependent employment2,7181,4882,7104,5055,3035,373
Gross income from self-employment33(8)434672(87)
Property income421233533532621722
Income from public transfer payments9617331,3237967971,095
Income from non-public transfer payments and receipts from subletting205159253187208295
minus:
Income tax, wage tax, church tax and solidarity surcharge475288491719858841
Compulsory social security contributions583342644869988947
plus:
Employers’ subsidies towards voluntary or private health insurance and towards long-term care insurance in cases of voluntary or private health insurance3317355171(64)
Subsidies of pension insurance funds towards voluntary or private health insurance2(2)4(1)//
Net household income3,3142,0133,7674,5315,2265,849
plus:
Receipts from selling goods and other receipts6044597811280
Disposable income and receipts3,3742,0573,8264,6085,3395,929
Income from property change and loans9135991,0401,527962(1,252)
Private consumption expenditure2,4801,5902,8123,2953,7144,258
Other expenditure1,6981,0361,9452,6092,3592,581

EVS

Income, receipts, expenditure

Income, receipts and expenditure of households
Size of household in 2013

Income, receipts and expenditure

Households,

total

Households with ... persons
12345 or more

1 Other taxes, voluntary contributions to statutory pension, insurance premiums, other transfers and expenditures, interest paid on loans, and statistical difference.

/ = No data because the numerical value is not suffi­ciently reliable.
() = Limited informational value because the numeri­cal value based on the number of households (25 to under 100 households) is of limited statistical reliability
(relative standard error of 10% to under 20%).

Source: Sample Survey of Income and Expenditure.

Averages per household and month in EUR
Gross household income4,0862,4034,4555.7736,7647,385
Gross income from dependent employment2,3161,2312,2313,9104,6294,330
Gross income from self-employment264119262362557902
Property income415214488550695876
Income from public transfer payments8936941,2167417021,053
Income from non-public transfer payments and receipts from subletting198144259209183224
minus:
Taxes and social charges9845611,0241,4771,7591,798
Income tax, wage tax, church tax and solidarity surcharge458256463690857922
Compulsory social security contributions526305561787902876
plus:
Employers’ subsidies towards voluntary or private health insurance and towards long-term care insurance in cases of voluntary or private health insurance261124446259
Subsidies of pension insurance funds towards voluntary or private health insurance336(1)//
Net household income3,1321,8563,4614,3405,0675,646
plus:
Receipts from selling goods and other receipts483350676868
Disposable income and receipts3,1801,8903,5114,4085,1365,713
Income from property change and loans9786291,1821,2401,1521,709
Private consumption expenditure2,4481,5502,7303,2443,6974,208
Other expenditure1,6749771,8972,3372,5133,183
memorandum item:
Remaining expenditure1413210482597692735
Savings319129299566747770

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