Personal spending in France dropped by 0.8 percent month-on-month in February of 2017, compared to a 0.6 percent rise in January while market expected a 0.1 percent drop. Energy consumption slumped (-10.9 percent from 5.1 percent in a month earlier) and purchases of food eased slightly (0.5 percent from 0.6 percent). Meanwhile, spending on engineered products grew 2.2 percent compared to 1.1 percent contraction in Q3 due to rise in textile-clothing (8.8 percent), household durables (1.3 percent) and automobiles (0.4 percent). Personal Spending in France averaged 0.13 percent from 1980 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 5.80 percent in June of 1995 and a record low of -5.80 percent in July of 1995.
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In France, household consumption refers to household expenditure on goods only, providing a short-term information of household consumption behavior relevant for economic analysis. Household consumption expenditure on goods accounted in 2010 for nearly 95 percent of total effective consumption in current euros and accounted for 50 percent of household consumption expenditure on goods and services. This page provides – France Household Consumption- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. France Household Consumption – actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases – was last updated on April of 2017.