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Growth in household consumption of goods
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2013-10-30T10:00:00.000Z
Wholesale and retail trade and service activities;Income and consumption;National accounts and business cycles
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vki, Index of household consumption of goods, volume index, household consumption (for example car purchase, food consumption, electricity consumption)Wholesale and retail trade , Consumption, National accounts , Income and consumption, National accounts and business cycles, Wholesale and retail trade and service activities
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The index of household consumption of goods is a volume index. Household consumption of goods was 0.7 percent higher in September than in August.

Index of household consumption of goodsSeptember 2013

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Growth in household consumption of goods

Household consumption of goods was 0.7 per cent higher in September than in August, continuing the development from the previous month. However, due to weak growth in July, total household consumption of goods in the third quarter was still lower than in the second quarter.

Index of household consumption of goods. Main table. Percentage volume change from the previous month. Seasonally adjusted. 2005=100
September 2013August 2013July 2013June 2013May 2013
Of all goods0.70.8-2.10.10.3
Food, beverages and tobacco0.70.10.2-0.71.0
Electricity and heating fuels0.9-0.32.2-3.1-7.0
Purchases of vehicles and petrol1.14.6-6.12.7-2.5
Other goods0.50.3-3.20.42.3
The figure shows a 0.7 percent increase from August to September, continuing the development from the previous month. However, due to weak growth in July, total household consumption of goods in the third quarter was still lower than in the second quarter.

Most consumption groups contributed positively to the September growth. The seasonally-adjusted figures show that consumption of food and beverages grew by 0.7 per cent. Purchases of other goods, such as clothes, shoes and leisure equipment, went up by 0.5 per cent. Each of these two consumption groups contributed just over 0.2 percentage points to the total growth.

Purchases of vehicles and petrol went up by 1.1 per cent, following an increase of 4.6 per cent in the previous month. This consumption group contributed to pulling up household consumption of goods by 0.1 percentage point.

Without adjusting for seasonal variations, total household consumption of goods was 0.1 per cent higher in September 2013 than in September 2012.