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Average monthly spending per household last year of 2.4 million won 7.4% reduction in single-person household spending


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Last year, the average monthly expenditure per household was estimated at 2.4 million won. It was 2.3% less than 2,550,000 won in 2019.

According to the ‘2020 Annual Expenditure Household Trend Survey’ released by the National Statistical Office on the 8th, the average monthly consumption expenditure per household of households nationwide was 2.4 million won. This is an explanation that it was 57,000 won, a 2.3% decrease from a year ago, but real consumption expenditures, taking into account rising prices, decreased 2.8%.

Food and non-alcoholic beverages increased by 14.6% year-on-year due to the new coronavirus infection, and household goods and housekeeping services also increased by 9.9%. Clothing and shoes (-14.5%), entertainment and culture (-22.6%), education (-22.3%), and food and lodging (-7.7%) declined.

By the number of household members, household consumption per person was 1.32 million won, down 7.4% from the previous year. It was counted as 2,400,000 won (-1.6%) for two-person households, 3,100,000 won (1.0%) for three-person households, 3694,000 won (-0.7%) for four-person households, and 3972,000 won (-2.5%) for households with five or more people. .

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Among the consumption expenditure items for single-person households, housing, water supply, and light heat accounted for the highest at 19.5%, and education expenditure was relatively high at 12.2% and 13.4% for four-person households and five or more households, respectively.

The average monthly consumption expenditure by age group of householders is 2,376,000 won for households aged 39 or younger (-2.6% compared to the previous year), 3.90 million won (-3.4%) for households aged 40-49, 2.783,000 won (-2.2%) for households aged 50-59, Households over the age of 60 were 1,695,000 won (2.1%).

For households aged 40 to 49, food and beverages (19.2%), household goods and housekeeping services (14.1%), and health services (12.8%) increased, while communication (-6.7%), education (-24.2%), and food. ‧Lodging (-12.0%) decreased.

For households aged 60 and over, food, non-alcoholic beverages (14.8%), housing, water supply, light heat (6.9%), and health (5.8%) increased, while clothing, shoes (-9.9%), entertainment, and culture (-31.8%). , Food and lodging (-4.8%).

The average monthly consumption expenditure for each income quintile was 10,58,000 won for the first quintile, which is the lowest 20% of income, an increase of 3.3% compared to the previous year. Households in the second quintile decreased by 2.8% to 1637,000 won, households in the third quintile decreased by 2.22,000 won (-6.3%), 2893,000 won (-3.7%) for households in the fourth quintile, and 4.21 million won (-0.3%) for households in the fifth quintile. ).

Food and non-alcoholic beverages (15.7%), housing, water supply, light heat (5.4%), and health (8.0%) increased among households in the first quintile, while clothing and shoes (-10.6%), entertainment and culture (-8.8%). And education (-23.7%).

For households in the fifth quintile, food and non-alcoholic beverages (18.8%), health (14.0%), and transportation (18.2%) increased, while clothing and shoes (-15.1%), entertainment and culture (-31.1%), and education (- 20.1%).

Sejong = Reporter Park Young-jun [email protected]

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