HOUSEHOLD CONSUMPTION EXPENDITURE IN THE EU

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Household expenditure by purpose in the EU, 2017

Eurostat publishes a data visualisation tool as well as some interesting facts & figures on household consumption expenditure in the EU.

DATA VISUALISATION

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... that Finland and Denmark  had the highest share of household expenditure for housing* (28.8% and 28.7% respectively of total expenditure), while the lowest share was observed in Malta (10.1%)?

…that the highest share of household expenditure for restaurants, cafés and bars was found in Spain (15.2% of total expenditure), while Romania (1.9%) had the lowest?

… that the Netherlands recorded the highest share of household expenditure for insurance (5.4% of total expenditure), while the lowest was observed in Lithuania and Romania (both 0.5%)?

… that the highest share of household expenditure for communication services was observed in Bulgaria (4.8% of total expenditure), while Luxembourg (1.4%) had the lowest share?

… that Cyprus recorded the highest share of household expenditure for hotels (8.8% of total expenditure), while the lowest was observed in Finland (0.5%)?

 *Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels.

All data refer to 2017.

Source: Eurostat, Final consumption expenditure of households by consumption purpose. Date of extraction: 21.11.2018.

Further information & statistics

Further information can also be found in the Eurostat news item on Household expenditure.

 

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