In November, households consumption in manufactured goods holds (–0.1%)Household consumption expenditure on goods - November 2009

Households consumption in manufactured goods decreased in November by 0.1% in volume*, after + 1.0% in October.

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Paru le : 23/12/2009
Prochaine parution le : 31/10/2017 at 08:45 - September 2017

Households consumption in manufactured goods decreased in November by 0.1% in volume*, after + 1.0% in October.

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

Durables: driven by car purchases

Only expenditures in durables increased in November, with a dynamic +2.0% growth, after +1.0% in October. Once again cars sales were quite dynamic (+4.2%) adding to their large increase since August. Households are already making the most of the scrappage program which will be cut off in January, from 1,000€ to 700€ .

Household durables purchases slowed down (+0.2%). If expenditures in domestic electrical appliances, electronics and computers remained dynamic, those in furniture dropped.

Textile: decreased

Expenditures in textile were depreciated in November (–1.8%) after two months of growth (+2.4% in October and +3.0% in September, respectively).

Other manufactured goods: also decreased

Other manufactured goods expenditures have decreased in November (–1.0%, after +0.5% in October). In particular, sales in hardware products and jewelry weakened.

October figure is scaled down by –0.1 point.

For October, expenditures in durables are downgraded by 0.3 point, those in car purchases by 0.6 and those in households durable by 0.1 point. Expenditure in textile are also dowgraded (-0.2 point). Other manufactured goods expenditures are upgraded (+0.2 point).

These revisions are mainly du to the update of seasonnal and working day adjustment. To a less extend, they are explained by new informations on other manufactured goods.

english – Households consumption expenditures in manufactured goods

In chained billion euros
Households consumption expenditures in manufactured goods
Sept. Oct. Nov. Nov.09/
2009 2009 2009 Nov.08
Manufactured goods 22.074 22.298 22.272
Change (%) 2.6 1.0 –0.1 3.2
Durables 9.115 9.203 9.384
Change (%) 5.2 1.0 2.0 13.0
Which
Automobiles 3.156 3.155 3.289
Change (%) 10.6 0.0 4.2 26.9
Household durables 5.887 6.009 6.022
Change (%) 0.8 2.1 0.2 3.7
Textile-leather 3.931 4.027 3.956
Change (%) 3.0 2.4 –1.8 –2.1
Other manufactured goods 9.308 9.354 9.265
Change (%) 0.6 0.5 –1.0 –1.0