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Household spending

Household spending

in 2014 / 15 average total household expenditure in Jersey was £761 per week.

Household spending in detail

In 2014 / 15:

  • average total weekly household expenditure ranged from £351 in the lowest of the five quintiles of gross income to £1,474 in the highest
  • households living in social rental accommodation spent the least (£418 per week) and owner-occupier households with a mortgage spent the most (£1,187 per week)
  • average household expenditure ranged from £373 per week for single pensioners to £1,090 per week for couple households with at least one dependent child
  • after adjusting for inflation, household spending in 2014/15 was 9% lower than in 2009 / 10
  • average total weekly expenditure of households in Jersey was 43% greater than in the UK
  • households spent around £55 per week online (including spending on booking fights and package holidays)

Household spending reports

The report on the 2014 / 15 Jersey Household spending survey presents estimates of average​​​ weekly household expenditure. Expenditure is broken down by 12 categories of spending, for all households and also by:

  • household income
  • tenure
  • household structure
  • Parish
  • age

The 2014 / 2015 report also includes information on:

  • mortgage payments
  • mortgage debt
  • internet spending

Jersey Household Spending Survey report 2014 / 2015

​​​You can find links to previous Jersey Household Spending Survey reports below:

Jersey Household Spending Survey report 2009 / 2010

2004 / 2005 Household Expenditure Survey report

Household income

You can find out information about household incomes in Jersey by following the below link:

Earnings and income statistics

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