Purchasing power development; household characteristics


This table contains figures on the development of dynamic purchasing power of persons. The purchasing power development is only shown for persons with equal characteristics in the reporting year and the year before. The figures in this table are broken down into different household characteristics, like main source of income and age of the main earner. The population consists of all persons in private households with income on January 1st of the reporting year.

Data available from: 2012.

Status of the figures:
The figures in this table for the period 2012 to 2017 are final. The figures for the period 2018 are preliminary.

Changes as of 12 September 2019:
Figures for 2017 have been finalized. Figures for 2018 have been added.

When will new figures be published?
New figures will be published in September 2020.

Purchasing power development; household characteristics

Household characteristics Periods Median development purchasing power (%) Persons with purchasing power decrease (%) Persons with purchasing power increase (%) Purchasing power development(percentile)20th percentile (%) Purchasing power development(percentile)40th percentile (%) Purchasing power development(percentile)60th percentile (%) Purchasing power development(percentile)80th percentile (%)
Total persons 2017 0.7 43.9 56.1 -6.4 -0.5 2.6 11.5
Total persons 2018* 0.3 47.6 52.4 -6.7 -0.7 2.4 10.8
Source: Income as employee 2017 1.5 41.1 58.9 -5.6 -0.2 3.6 11.3
Source: Income as employee 2018* 1.8 40.2 59.8 -5.5 0.0 3.9 11.6
Source: Old-age/survivors pension 2017 -0.2 53.6 46.4 -3.2 -0.7 0.3 2.3
Source: Old-age/survivors pension 2018* -0.5 65.7 34.3 -2.9 -0.9 -0.2 1.9
Source: CBS.
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