Insee conjoncture
24 novembre 2009
N° 2009-300

Households consumption in manufactured goods grew again (+1.1%)Household consumption expenditure on goods - October 2009

Households consumption in manufactured goods increased in October by 1.1% in volume*, after + 2.4% in September.

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Households consumption in manufactured goods increased in October by 1.1% in volume*, after + 2.4% in September.

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

This growth is due to purchases in household durables and textile

Durables: significant growth in household durables

Expenditures in durables increased by 1.3% in October after an acceleration in September due, in particular, to car sales.

In October, while cars sales are slightly rising (+0.6% after +10.2% in September), household durables (+2.2%) drive the growth of durables. Each component of household durables went up in October (domestic electrical appliances, furnitures, electronics and computers).

Textile: dynamism explained by new legislation on sales

Expenditures in textile are still dynamic (+2.6% in October, after +2.9% in September). This can be explained by a new legislation on sales. Some stores have scheduled a week of sales in October.

Other manufactured goods: larger increases than decreases

Other manufactured goods expenditures were increasing in October (+0.3%, after +0.4% in September). In particular, the increase in hardware products compensated the decrease in bookselling and stationery trade.

Tableau 1Households consumption expenditures in manufactured goods

In chained billion euros
Households consumption expenditures in manufactured goods
Aug. Sept. Oct. Oct.09/
2009 2009 2009 Oct.08
Manufactured goods 21.527 22.045 22.283
Change (%) -1.0 2.4 1.1 3.5
Durables 8.652 9.091 9.209
Change (%) -0.8 5.1 1.3 10.1
Which
Automobiles 2.852 3.144 3.163
Change (%) -1.2 10.2 0.6 16.3
Household durables 5.833 5.877 6.004
Change (%) -0.3 0.7 2.2 6.2
Textile-leather 3.818 3.931 4.032
Change (%) -3.6 2.9 2.6 -0.5
Other manufactured goods 9.264 9.301 9.332
Change (%) -0.2 0.4 0.3 0.8

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