Household consumption

In 2017, actual per capita household consumption in Belgium amounted to 23,100 euros (chain-linked, reference year 2010). There is no sustainable development goal for the level of household consumption.

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Household consumption - Belgium and international comparison

thousand chain-linked euros per capita, reference year 2010

 199520002005201020122015201620172017//19952017//2012
Belgium18.920.821.522.422.422.722.923.10.90.6
EU28--15.917.318.017.818.318.719.0--1.3
//: Average Growth Rates

Eurostat (2018), Main GDP aggregates per capita [nama_10_pc], https://ec.europa.eu/eurostat (consulted on 18/09/2018).

UN target: 8.4 - Improve progressively, through 2030, global resource efficiency in consumption and production and endeavour to decouple economic growth from environmental degradation, in accordance with the 10-Year Framework of Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production, with developed countries taking the lead.

UN indicator: the selected indicator does not correspond to a UN indicator, but is related to UN target 8.4.

Sources

  • SDGs, Sustainable Development Goals: United Nations (2015), Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 25 September 2015, document A/RES/70/1.

  • Indicators: United Nations (2017), Work of the Statistical Commission pertaining to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 6 July 2017, document A/RES/71/313.

  • UN Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform: https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/ (consulted on 23/10/2018).

  • Sustainable Development Goal indicators website: https://unstats.un.org/sdgs/ (consulted on 23/10/2018).

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