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Monthly indicator for household consumption, October 2017  (corrected 2017-11-16):

Increased household consumption in October

Statistical news from Statistics Sweden 2017-12-07 9.30

Household consumption increased by 0.1 percent in seasonally adjusted figures between September and October. During the last three-month period, consumption increased by 0.6 percent in seasonally adjusted figures compared with the previous three-month period. Household consumption increased by 1.5 percent in fixed prices and working day adjusted figures in October 2017 compared with October 2016.

Transport and retail sales and service of motor vehicles was the activity with the largest weighted contribution to the total increase in consumption, increasing by 3.9 percent in fixed prices and working day adjusted figures compared with the same period in the previous year. From August−October 2017, consumption increased by 1.9 percent in fixed prices and working day adjusted figures compared with the same period in the previous year. Prices according to the consumption deflator increased by 1.1 percent in October 2017 compared with October 2016.

Growth rate for working day adjusted volume and trend, year-on-year, percent
Monthly indicator for household consumption, October 2017

Household Consumption Index, growth rate year on year

Activity

Current prices

Volume

Volume working day adjusted

Weight
  October 2017* October 2017* October 2017*  
Household consumption (excl. foreign posts)
3.0 3.2 2.0 1.7 1.5 2.0 0.91
Retail trade, mostly food and beverages
3.1 2.0 1.2 0.2 1.2 0.6 0.20
Retail trade, clothing and footwear
‑3.6 ‑1.4 ‑1.5 ‑1.2 ‑1.0 ‑0.5 0.04
Housing, electricity, gas and heating
‑0.2 1.4 0.1 0.9 0.0 0.9 0.26
Furniture, furnishings, household equipment and consumables
0.9 4.3 1.3 4.3 0.6 4.9 0.03
Transport and retail sales and service of motor vehicles
8.6 6.3 5.8 3.0 3.9 3.2 0.14
Post and telecommunications
‑3.9 2.8 ‑4.5 4.9 ‑4.3 5.0 0.03
Recreation and culture, goods and services
4.2 4.3 4.1 3.7 3.4 4.0 0.10
Restaurants, cafes, hotels and other accommodation services
4.9 4.0 1.1 0.4 0.8 0.7 0.06
Other goods and services
17.0 9.7 15.0 7.5 12.5 7.7 0.02

All figures compared to the same period in the previous year. *The Period from January to the current month compared to the same period in the previous year.

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