TURKSTAT - Turkish Statistical Institute

09/15/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 09/15/2020 03:23

Household Consumption Expenditures (Regional)

The share of housing and rent expenses was the highest in TR1 (İstanbul) SR Level 1 region

According to the results acquired from combined data set of 2017, 2018 and 2019 Household Budget Surveys; expenditures on housing and rent, food and non-alcoholic beverages and transportation had the largest part of household consumption expenditures. TR1 (İstanbul) region had the highest share in expenditures on housing and rent with 28.6% where TRA (North-East Anatolia) region had the lowest share with 20.2%.

TRB (Central-East Anatolia) SR Level 1 region allocated the highest share to food

TRB (Central-East Anatolia) region had the highest share in expenditures on food and non-alcoholic beverages with 28.5% where TR1 (İstanbul) region had the lowest share with 15.9%.

TR8 (West Black Sea) SR Level 1 region allocated the highest share to transportation

TR8 (West Black Sea) region had the highest share with 20.1% and TRC (South-East Anatolia) region had the lowest share with 15.3% for transportation.

The share of education was the highest in TR1 (İstanbul) SR Level 1 region

Where TR1 (İstanbul) region had the highest share with 3.7%, TR9 (East Black Sea) region had the lowest share with 0.9% for education.

TR2 (West Marmara) region had the highest share which was 2.7%, TRB (Central-East Anatolia) region had the lowest share which was 1.2% in health expenditures.

Distribution of household consumption expenditures by types of expenditure (%), SR Level 1, 2019

One fourth of household consumption expenditures were in TR1 (İstanbul) SR Level 1 region

TR1 (İstanbul) region had 24.4% of the household consumption expenditures in Turkey. While TR3 (Aegean) was the second with 15.1%, TR6 (Mediterranean) region followed TR3 (Aegean) with 11.4%.

While TR1 (İstanbul) region had the highest share in all expenditure groups, 38.6% of education expenditures, 28.9% of restaurant and hotels expenditures, 28.6% of housing and rent and entertainment and culture expenditures were realized in TR1 (İstanbul) region.

TR3 (Aegean) region, which ranks second with its share of household consumption expenditures, made 17.3% of alcoholic beverages, cigarette and tobacco expenditures, 16.0% of restaurant and hotels expenditures and 15.8% of health expenditures.

The lowest share of consumption expenditures belonged to TRA (North-East Anatolia) SR Level 1 region

TRA (North-East Anatolia) had the lowest share in household consumption expenditures with the rate of 1.8%. TRB (Central-East Anatolia) followed this region with 2.6% and TR9 (East Black Sea) with 2.9%.

TRA (North-East Anatolia) region's share of alcoholic beverages, cigarette and tobacco expenditures was 2.5%, 2.2% from the food and non-alcoholic beverages group and 2.1% from the clothing and footwear group.

TRB (Central-East Anatolia) region's share of expenditures on food and non-alcoholic beverages was 3.7%, while it was 3.5% from clothing and footwear and 2.9% from communication.

Distribution of household consumption expenditures (%), SR Level 1, 2019

Distribution of household consumption expenditures (%), SR Level 2, 2019

TR1 (İstanbul) SR Level 2 region had the highest share in consumption expenditures

TR1 (İstanbul) region had 24.4% of the household consumption expenditures in Turkey. While TR51 (Ankara) took second place with 7.6%; TR31 (İzmir) and TR41 (Bursa, Eskişehir, Bilecik) followed this region with 6.5% and 5.6% respectively.

TRA2 (Ağrı, Kars, Iğdır, Ardahan) and TR82 (Kastamonu, Çankırı, Sinop) regions had the lowest share in household consumption expenditures with 0.8%. These regions were followed by TRB2 (Van, Muş, Bitlis, Hakkari) and TRA1 (Erzurum, Erzincan, Bayburt) with 1.0% and TRC3 (Mardin, Batman, Şırnak, Siirt) and TR81 (Zonguldak, Karabük, Bartın) with 1.3%.

TRB2 (Van, Muş, Bitlis, Hakkari) SR Level 2 region allocated the highest share to food

While TRB2 (Van, Muş, Bitlis, Hakkari) region allocated the highest share to food and non-alcoholic beverages with 34.4%, housing and rent and transportation expenditures followed with 21.8% and 10.5% respectively.

While TRB2 (Van, Muş, Bitlis, Hakkari) region allocated the lowest share to education with 0.6%, health and entertainment and culture expenditures followed with 1.1% and 1.7% respectively.

TR82 (Kastamonu, Çankırı, Sinop) SR Level 2 region allocated the highest share to transportation

TR82 (Kastamonu, Çankırı, Sinop) was the region that allocated the highest share to transportation expenditures with 22.7%. This region followed by TR21 (Tekirdağ, Edirne, Kırklareli) with 21.2%, TR42 (Kocaeli, Sakarya, Düzce, Bolu, Yalova) and TR81 (Zonguldak, Karabük, Bartın) with 20.4%.
The next release on this subject will be on September, 2021.