Irish households spend less on food and drink - and more on housing

Irish households spend less on food and drink - and more on housing
The average Irish household spends €845 a week Pic: Getty

The key facts and figures from the CSO's latest household budget survey

The average Irish household spent €845 a week in 2015/2016, an increase of 4.3 per cent on five years earlier, the Central Statistics Office said, as spending on food, alcohol and tobacco fell but the proportion of the household budget going on housing rose.

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