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Jersey Household spending 2014/15

Produced by the Statistics Jersey (Strategic Policy, Planning and Performance)
Authored by Statistics Unit and published on 27 May 2016
Prepared internally, no external cost


The 2014 / 15 Household Spending Survey report presents information about the spending habits of Jersey households.

The latest report shows that:

  • in 2014 / 15 average total household expenditure in Jersey was £761 per week
  • spending was greatest on housing, fuel and power, at £216 per week, accounting for more than a quarter of total household expenditure​
  • transport and food and non-alcoholic drinks were the next highest spending categories (£93 and £86 per week, respectively)
  • average total weekly household expenditure ranged from £351 in the lowest of the five quintiles of gross income to £1,474 in the highest
  • by tenure, 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)
  • by household structure, 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

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