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Stable household consumption of goods
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2014-02-28T10:00:00.000Z
Wholesale and retail trade and service activities;Income and consumption;National accounts and business cycles
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Household consumption of goods fell 0.2 per cent from December 2013 to January 2014. It was mainly purchases of cars and consumption of food and beverages that pulled down the consumption of goods.

Index of household consumption of goodsJanuary 2014

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Stable household consumption of goods

Household consumption of goods rose 0.1 per cent from December 2013 to January 2014. Excluding electricity and heating fuels, there was no change in household consumption of goods from December to January.

Index of household consumption of goods. Main table. Percentage volume change from the previous month. Seasonally adjusted. 2005=100
January 2014December 2013November 2013October 2013September 2013
Of all goods0.1-0.20.3-0.60.6
Food, beverages and tobacco-0.31.1-0.40.20.5
Electricity and heating fuels1.0-1.72.9-1.20.5
Purchases of vehicles and petrol0.6-1.40.1-2.20.9
Other goods0.1-0.60.4-0.40.6
Household consumption of goods rose 0.1 per cent from December 2013 to January 2014. Without electricity and heating fuels there was no change in household consumption of goods from December to January

The seasonally-adjusted figures show that purchases of vehicles and petrol rose by 0.6 per cent from December 2013 to January 2014. The consumption of electricity and heating fuels went up by 1 per cent.

The consumption of food and beverages went down by 0.3 per cent from December to January, while there was no change in household consumption of other goods .

Without adjusting for calendar effects and seasonality, household consumption of goods was 1.3 per cent lower in January 2014 than in January 2013.