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Monthly indicator of household consumption, June 2019

Household consumption decreased in June year-over-year

Statistical news from Statistics Sweden 2019-08-09 9.30

Household consumption decreased by 0.3 percent in June 2019 compared with June 2018, measured in fixed prices and working day adjusted figures. In the last three-month period, consumption decreased by 0.5 percent in fixed prices and working day adjusted figures, compared with the same period last year. Household consumption increased by 0.2 percent in seasonally adjusted figures compared with May.

The largest weighted positive contributions came from the sector Furniture, furnishings, household equipment and consumables , which increased by 7.4 percent in fixed prices compared with June last year.

Transport and retail sales and service of motor vehicles had the largest weighted negative contribution to total consumption and decreased by 11.2 percent in fixed prices compared with June last year. Prices increased by 2.0 percent according to the consumption deflator.

Growth rate for working day adjusted volume and trend, year-on-year, percent

Namnlös

Household Consumption Index, growth rate year on year
ActivityCurrent pricesVolumeVolume working day adjustedWeight
 June2019*June2019*June2019* 
Household consumption (excl. foreign posts)
‑0.1 2.2 ‑2.0 0.3 ‑0.3 0.6 0.88
Retail trade, mostly food and beverages
2.2 3.5 ‑0.5 1.1 1.8 1.4 0.18
Retail trade, clothing and footwear
1.6 0.8 2.4 1.9 4.5 2.7 0.03
Housing, electricity, gas and heating
1.6 3.1 ‑0.1 1.0 0.1 1.0 0.27
Furniture, furnishings, household equipment and consumables
10.0 5.0 7.4 3.4 8.5 3.5 0.04
Transport and retail sales and service of motor vehicles
‑7.5 ‑1.0 ‑11.2 ‑4.4 ‑8.5 ‑4.0 0.14
Post and telecommunications
0.7 1.4 5.0 4.9 5.8 5.0 0.03
Recreation and culture, goods and services
‑0.4 2.3 ‑0.1 2.1 2.4 2.3 0.09
Restaurants, cafes, hotels and other accommodation services
1.0 ‑0.3 ‑2.0 ‑2.7 ‑1.0 ‑2.6 0.06
Other goods and services
7.9 7.3 4.5 4.0 8.5 4.2 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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