Official Statistics of Finland

Households’ consumption

Producer: Statistics Finland

Latest release:
Value of welfare services for households an average of good EUR 7,000 per year
02 Oct 2018
In 2016, the monetary benefit gained by households from the use of welfare services was EUR 7,100, on average. Households got most value for their tax euros from free education, EUR 3,300, on average, and health care, nearly EUR 2,900 per household.

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Description: Statistics Finland's Household Budget Survey produces data on changes in the consumption expenditure of households and on differences in consumption by population group. The survey also studies households’ housing conditions, possession of vehicles and income. In addition, the survey produces data on the benefit gained from the use of social services and the amounts of food bought home.
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Keywords: consumer durables, consumption, consumption expenditure, cost of living, expenditure, household budget survey, households, housing, income, living conditions, public welfare services, socio-economic group, use of money.
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Change: Updated data on households' consumption published in database tables
28 Feb 2014
Year 2012 has been added to the database tables of households' consumption statistics on 28 February 2014.

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Households’ consumption [e-publication].
ISSN=2323-3028. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 23.2.2020].
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