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Consumption expenditure per household
The average number of persons in a household has a fundamental effect on the expenditure averages per household of different population groups. The expenditure of families with children per household is larger than in small households (e.g. one-person households and elderly households).
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Validity of the definition
- Valid until (31 December 2078)