Quarterly sector accounts, Households, Q4 2016 (first release), Eurostat

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Press Release:  13 April 2017 - 3 Page(s)
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Household saving rate down to 12.0% in the euro area

Household investment rate nearly stable at 8.5% in the euro area

Pre-announcement

As of July 2017, Eurostat will publish first releases of euro area household and business quarterly sector accounts earlier, at around 94 days after the end of each reference quarter.

The household saving rate in the euro area was 12.0% in the fourth quarter of 2016, compared with 12.3% in the third quarter of 2016.

The household investment rate in the euro area was 8.5% in the fourth quarter of 2016, compared with 8.6% in the previous quarter.

These data come from a first release of seasonally adjusted quarterly European sector accounts from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union and the European Central Bank (ECB).



Original title:  Household saving rate down to 12.0% in the euro area

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