family expenditure survey


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family expenditure survey

an annual UK government survey of households’ expenditure patterns. The survey provides information that is used by the government to select a typical ‘basket’ of goods and services bought by consumers, the prices of which can then be noted in compiling a RETAIL PRICE INDEX.
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Demery and Duck [8] use family expenditure survey, an annual cross-sectional survey of around 7,000 UK households, to analyze the association between consumption behaviour and age structure of households for 30 consecutive calendar years (1969-1993).
This is based on the data from a number of sources including the census, family expenditure survey data, and data on housing construction in each province.
The Family Expenditure Survey (FES) was introduced in 1957, and reports detailed information regarding demographics, income, and expenditure for a cross-sectional sample of households in the United Kingdom.
Housing is the most important component, accounting for 32.2% of the CPI, as revealed through the Family Expenditure Survey (FES) conducted by the Qatar Statistics Authority (QSA).
The Family Expenditure Survey for the Government found 47 per cent of those polled in the province gave money, compared with the UK average of 30 per cent.
Among the households included in the Family Expenditure Survey, those in London spent 19% of their outlay on housing, those in the South East spent 18% and those in Wales 14%.
The leisure industry in the UK is now worth more than pounds 1.7 billion a week, according to the latest Family Expenditure Survey from the Office of National Statistics.
Since January this year, 23 million adults have surfed the Internet, according to the quarterly Family Expenditure Survey.
Under his dynamic leadership, social statistics were enhanced by the launch of the General Household Survey in 1970, an improved Family Expenditure Survey, and -- 'the jewel in our statistical crown -- Social Trends, which was founded in 1979 under the editorship of Muriel Nissel.
The National Statistician have also announced, that the National Food Survey will merge with the Family Expenditure Survey from April 2001.
We present an application of the Engel curve analysis of food expenditure and alcohol expenditure for a large sample of households in the British Family Expenditure Survey. These two commodities display very different nonparametric Engel curve shapes and therefore provide an excellent example of the benefits of implementing nonparametric methods in microeconomic data.