Peter Gittins and Simon Luke
Household Expenditure, Household and Labour Market Division
Telephone: +44 (0)1633 456079
Categories: People and Places, Housing and Households, Households, Household Income and Expenditure, Economy, National Accounts, National Income, Expenditure and Output, GDP by Category of Expenditure
Frequency of release: Quarterly
Geographical coverage: UK
Geographical breakdown: UK
This article examines how the nature of household spending has changed since 2005. In particular, it analyses the impact of the recession on the purchase of essential and non-essential goods and services.