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Household budget survey (HBS)

Official statistics of Sweden

The statistics cover expenditures in different household groups and how expenditures are distributed among different goods and services. One of the most important tasks of statistics is to discover and highlight groups that are vulnerable in some respect. The survey have been carried out since 1958.

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Housing one fifth of households expenditure


Expenditure for housing is the largest expenditure for the households. Housing consists of all expenditure for housing, including both main residence and other residences. Apart from housing, transport and food and non-alcoholic beverages are the largest expenditure groups. Swedish households spend on average 21,9 per cent on housing, 14,9 per cent on transport and 13,6 per cent on food and non-alcoholic beverages.

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