Household consumption in the Netherlands increased by 1.7 percent year-on-year in October 2019, after a downwardly revised 1.9 percent rise in the previous month. Spending growth slowed for services (1.6 percent vs 1.7 percent in September) and durable goods (3.6 percent vs 4.8 percent). Meanwhile, spending rose further for other goods (0.3 percent vs 0.2 percent) and food, beverages, tobacco (0.5 percent vs 0.3 percent). Personal Spending in Netherlands averaged 0.75 percent from 2002 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 4.30 percent in April of 2006 and a record low of -3.10 percent in May of 2009. source: Statistics Netherlands
Personal Spending in Netherlands is expected to be 1.60 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Personal Spending in Netherlands to stand at 1.90 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Netherlands Household Consumption YoY is projected to trend around 2.10 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.