|Title||Household Expenditure Trends in 2018|
□ In 2018, the average monthly consumption expenditures recorded 2.538 million won per household, dropping by
0.8% from 2017. (A 2.2% year-on-year decrease in real consumption expenditures when reflecting price changes)
○ As for consumption expenditures by item, 'Food and soft drinks' (14.4%) occupied the largest share of the total
consumption expenditures, which was followed by 'Restaurants and hotels' (13.8%), 'Transportation' (13.7%) and
'Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels' (11.2%).
○ Compared to 2017, consumption expenditures on ‘Education’, ‘Transportation’ and ‘Other miscellaneous goods and
services’ showed a decrease. Whereas, consumption expenditures on ‘Entertainment and culture’, ‘Health’ and
‘Household equipment and housekeeping services’ showed an increase.
※ For more information, refer to the attached file.