1 Dec 2010
2010 Family Spending report: Household Expenditure by OAC
The 2010 Family Spending report is available here and presents a series of interesting OAC profiles.
“The supergroups with the highest expenditure are supergroups 2 (city living) and 4 (prospering suburbs), spending an average of £457.90 and £454.10 per week, respectively, followed by supergroup 3 (countryside), with expenditure of £433.70. Supergroup 5 (constrained by circumstances) showed the lowest expenditure at £269.20 followed by supergroup 1 (blue collar communities)….”
Weekly spending is also broken down into a series of categories:
Food & non-alcoholic drinks; Alcoholic drinks, tobacco & narcotics; Clothing & footwear ; Housing , fuel & power; Household goods & services; Health; Transport; Communication Recreation & culture; Education; Restaurants & hotels; Miscellaneous goods & services.
See page 117 onwards from the ONS report located here.