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Stable household consumption of goods
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2016-07-29T10:00:00.000Z
Wholesale and retail trade and service activities;Income and consumption;National accounts and business cycles
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Household consumption of goods was unchanged from May to June, according to seasonally-adjusted figures.

Index of household consumption of goodsJune 2016

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Stable household consumption of goods

Household consumption of goods was unchanged from May to June, according to seasonally-adjusted figures. The household consumption of goods was also approximately unchanged from the first to the second quarter this year.

Index of household consumption of goods. Main table. Percentage volume change from the previous month. Seasonally adjusted. 2005=100
June 2016May 2016April 2016March 2016February 2016
Of all goods0.00.9-0.3-0.5-0.5
Food, beverages and tobacco-0.81.90.5-0.60.0
Electricity and heating fuels2.4-6.31.0-3.7-2.2
Purchases of vehicles and petrol-0.51.8-1.2-0.2-0.9
Other goods0.60.9-0.80.2-0.5
Figure 1. Index of household consumption of goods, seasonally adjusted and unadjusted. 2005=100

Consumption of food and beverages fell 0.8 per cent, and pulled down household consumption of goods by 0.3 percentage points. Purchases of vehicles and petrol also fell.

Consumption of other goods rose by 0.6 per cent from May to June. Consumption of electricity and heating rose by 2.4 per cent.

Without adjusting for calendar effects and seasonality, household consumption of goods was 0.6 per cent lower in June 2016 than in the same month the year before.

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The index of household consumption of goods describes the development in household consumption of goods. For goods sold in the retailing industry, the index of retail sales is the main source. The index of household consumption of goods also includes purchases of cars (initial registration) and consumption of electricity and heating fuels.

The index of household consumption of goods uses the same definitions and methods of compilation as the Quarterly National Accounts, and thus serves as an indicator of household final consumption expenditure in the Quarterly National Accounts.