Households consumption in manufactured goods: rebound in September (+2.3%), slight decrease in Q3 (-0.2%)Household consumption expenditure on goods - September 2009

Households consumption in manufactured goods clearly increased in September (+2.3% in volume*).

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Paru le : 23/10/2009
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Households consumption in manufactured goods clearly increased in September (+2.3% in volume*).

This increase almost compensate the decreases in July (-1.1%) and August (-1.0%).

In the end, over the third quarter, households consumption in manufactured good slightly decreased (-0.2%, after +0.7% in Q2).

In September, sales of Cars and Textile dramatically renew with growth

Expenditures in durables increased by 4.8% in September (0.7% in Q3).

In particular, cars sales dramatically renew with growth (+10.2%), after a drop in July (-2.9%) and August (-1.2%).

Expenditures in textile exhibit the same profile (+2.9% in September, after -3.0% in July and -3.8% in August). Yet, in Q3, textile expenditures dropped (-2.5%, after -0.3% in Q2).

Other manufactured goods follow the same profile with lower magnitude (+0.3% in September, after -0.2% in July and August). Over the third quarter, these expenditures are almost stable (+0.1%).

* Volumes are chained and all figures are trading days and seasonally adjusted.

Tableau 3 – Households consumption expenditures in manufactured goods

In chained billion euros
Households consumption expenditures in manufactured goods
Juillet Août Sept. Q3 ‘09
2009 2009 2009 /Q2 ‘09
Manufactured goods 21,745 21,517 22,006
Change (%) -1,1 -1,0 2,3 -0.2
Durables 8,675 8,599 9,012
Change (%) -1,2 -0,9 4,8 0.7
Which
Automobiles 2,887 2,852 3,144
Change (%) -2,9 -1,2 10,2 0.1
Household durables 5,786 5,760 5,770
Change (%) 0,1 -0,5 0,2 1.6
Textile-leather 3,958 3,815 3,924
Change (%) -3,1 -3,6 2,9 -2.5
Other manufactured goods 9,312 9,297 9,329
Change (%) -0,2 -0,2 0,3 0.1