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Income, consumption, living conditions

Income, receipts and expenditure of households - Type 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
Type of household in 2016

Income, ­receipts and ­expenditure

Households,

total

Households, by households type
persons
living alone
of whomsingle
parents2
couplesof whomother
house­holds4
men
living
alone
woman
living
alone
without
child
with
child(ren)3

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 Unmarried child(ren) aged under 18 years.
3 Unmarried child(ren) aged under 18 years of main income earner or spouse/partner.
4 Among others, households with a child/children above the age of 18 years, multi­generational households, persons sharing a flat, et cetera.

() = 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%).

/ = No data because the numerical value is not sufficiently reliable.

Source: Continuous household budget surveys.

Averages per household and month in EUR
Gross household income4,3372,6242,8622,5002,8765,5195,1336,3686,379
Gross income from dependent employment2,7181,4881,8121,3181,6153,4582,8164,8684,540
Gross income from self­employment33(8)(11)(7)/48455470
Property income421233258221(162)574585552592
Income from public transfer payments9617336477777851,2121,433726934
Income from non-public transfer payments and receipts from subletting205159132173308227254168242
minus:
Income tax, wage tax, church tax and solidarity surcharge475288388236206604527772728
Compulsory social security contributions583342381322322749681899888
plus:
Employers’ subsidies towards voluntary or private health insurance and towards long-term care insurance in cases of voluntary or private health insurance3317(28)(11)/47396448
Subsidies of pension insurance funds towards voluntary or private health insurance2(2)(2)(2)/35/(1)
Net household income3,3142,0132,1241,9552,3574,2173,9694,7614,812
plus:
Receipts­ from­ selling goods­and other­ receipts604447433074649477
Disposable income and receipts3,3742,0572,1711,9982,3864,2904,0334,8554,889
Income from property change and loans913599830479(403)1,2281,1631,3711,031
Private consumption expenditure2,4801,5901,5711,6011,9363,0972,9633,3893,484
Other expenditure1,6981,0361,4048447982,2792,1242,6182,178

EVS

Income, receipts, expenditure

Income, receipts and expenditure of households
Type of household in 2013
Income, receipts and expenditureHouseholds, totalHouseholds, by households type

persons living alone

of whomsingle parents1

couples

of whomother households3
men living alonewomen living alonewithout childwith child(ren)2

1 Unmarried child(ren) aged under 18 years.
2 Unmarried child(ren) aged under 18 years of main income earner or spouse/partner.
3 Among others, households with a child/children above the age of 18 years, multi-generational households, persons sharing a flat, etc.

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

() = 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%).

/ = No data because the numerical value is not suffi­ciently reliable.

Source: Sample Survey of Income and Expenditure.

Averages per household and month in EUR
Gross household income4,0862,4032,6922,2352,6315,1934,7126,1636,133
Gross income from dependent employment2,3161,2311,5041,0731,3102,9482,3124,2303,940
Gross income from self-employment26411917289145357281511442
Property income415214242198166553539583662
Income from public transfer payments8936946187386951,1041,322665861
Income from non-public transfer payments and receipts from subletting198144156138312230259174229
minus:
Taxes and social charges9845616964834521,2601,0901,6031,546
Income tax, wage tax, church tax and solidarity surcharge458256351202186591496782727
Compulsory social security contributions526305345281266669594821819
plus:
Employers’ subsidies towards voluntary or private health insurance and towards long-term care insurance in cases of voluntary or private health insurance2611178(4)37275741
Subsidies of pension insurance funds towards voluntary or private health insurance3333

/

47/2
Net household income3,1321,8562,0161,7632,1833,9753,6554,6184,630
plus:
Receipts from selling goods and other receipts483346263661537452
Disposable income and receipts3,1801,8902,0621,7892,2194,0353,7094,6924,683
Income from property change and loans9786298844815261,3121,3101,3151,084
Private consumption expenditure2,4481,5501,6021,5191,9103,0542,8693,4263,425
Other expenditure1,6749771,3477618412,2312,0762,5432,239
memorandum item:
Remaining expenditure4413210259182173554524615648
Savings31912920188136427316652610

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