What do we spend our money on?

These charts show average weekly household expenditure for households in the United Kingdom, as a total and broken down into categories. Details of the goods and services in each category can be found in Table A1 of Family Spending, the report on the 2012 Living Costs and Food survey.

Click the ‘Inflation adjusted’ button to show spending adjusted to 2012 prices, to allow for inflation. Click ‘Current prices’ to show expenditure for each year, as recorded at the time of the survey, without any adjustment for inflation.