Households spend on average CHF 210 per month on clothing and footwear

Neuch√Ętel, 19.11.2018 - In 2016, the average household disposable income in Switzerland was CHF 7124 per month. A large part of this amount was used for the consumption of goods and services, namely CHF 5310. Households spent on average CHF 210 on clothing and footwear. These are the findings of the Household Budget Survey 2016, carried out by the Federal Statistical Office (FSO).

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Last modification 03.10.2018

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