Spending patterns of UK households, with findings taken from the Living Costs and Food Survey (LCF).
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What's in the bulletin?
- Average weekly household spending remained level at £528.90 in the financial year ending 2016, coinciding with a slowdown in consumer confidence.
- Low-income households continued to spend a higher proportion of their expenditure on food and energy when compared with households with a higher income.
- UK households spent more than £45.00 a week on restaurants and hotels for the first time in 5 years.
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