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Consumption of Personal Income

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The following tables show a further breakdown of the Personal Consumption of goods and services items from Expenditure.

Food and non-alcoholic beveragesAlcoholic beverages, tobacco and narcoticsClothing and footwearHousing, water, electricity, gas and other fuelsFurnishings, household equipment and routine maintenanceHealthTransportCommunicationsRecreation and cultureEducationRestaurants and hotelsMiscellaneous goods and services
20208.93157721927495.47420404869743.864641184826.12065224273.965748489454.560821414310.30179412972.67399299495.304825917051.85211009699.8904076250277

Figure 8.1 above shows the contributions of each of the different types of expenditure to the total Households Expenditure on Goods and Services. Of this total we can see that housing, water, electricity, gas & other fuels accounts for 29%. Transport and restaurants & hotels each account for 11% while food & non-alcoholic beverages accounts for 10%.

Food and non-alcoholic beveragesAlcoholic beverages, tobacco and narcoticsClothing and footwearHousing, water, electricity, gas and other fuelsFurnishings, household equipment and routine maintenanceHealthTransportCommunicationsRecreation and cultureEducationRestaurants and hotelsMiscellaneous goods and services
2019 - 20202.141544784405665.11003144730485-1.677876021146690.811475429006344-5.43496649147456-10.85364535239-18.433273324292918.4973906975289-19.200031137092-0.707193428686584-39.9463649931885

Figure 8.2 above shows the percentage change in each of the components of Households Expenditure on Goods and Services in 2020. The categories of spending most effected by COVID-19 and its related economic restrictions were travel related expenditure, restaurants & hotels and recreation & culture.

Personal Consumption of Goods and ServicesActual Individual Consumption
201290.8874296302107.499806416716
201390.862743161107.63503785001
201493.2476702894110.614395412164
201596.2180583095114.084090345055
2016101.093824576119.741658334233
2017103.4053255015122.930801589581
2018107.4807007845127.888348096226
2019111.0543325533133.0370931507
202099.504292678124.059668332709

Figure 8.3 shows a comparison of Personal Consumption Expenditure and Actual Individual Consumption at constant market prices from 2012 to 2020.

Further information is available in the CSO Information Note on Actual Individual Consumption.

Show Table: Table 13 Consumption of Personal Income at Current Market Prices

Show Table: Table 13.1 Annual Percentage Changes in the Main Constituents of Table 13

Show Table: Table 14 Consumption of Personal Income (except Taxes on Personal Income and Wealth) at Constant Market Prices (chain linked annually and referenced to year 2019)

Show Table: Table 14.1 Annual Percentage Changes in the Main Constituents of Table 14


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