Figure 2: Composition of Household Final Consumption Expenditure growth, quarter on same quarter a year ago, chained-volume measure, seasonally adjusted
Source: Office for National Statistics
Durables includes spending on household goods and vehicles, photographic, communications and other recreational equipment, therapeutic appliances and valuables. Semi-durable goods include clothing and footwear, household textiles and some household appliances, as well as games, toys and hobbies. Non-durable goods include food and drink, housing maintenance and utilities, fuel and items for recreation and culture (including newspapers, garden plants and flowers and pet related products). Services comprises of actual and imputed rentals for housing, transport, health, cultural and communications services, as well as restaurants, accommodation and financial services.