Household income per capita increases by 0.2%, in the euro area

Household income per capita increased by 0.2%, in the euro area, in real terms, during the second quarter of 2016, after an increase of 1.0% in the previous quarter. Household real consumption per capita was stable in the second quarter of 2016, after an increase of 0.9% in the first quarter of 2016, according to Eurostat.

In the EU28, household real income per capita increased by 0.5% in the second quarter of 2016, after an increase of 1.0% in the previous quarter. Household real consumption per capita increased by 0.4% in the second quarter of 2016, after an increase of 0.5% in the first quarter of 2016.

Meanwhile in October 2016, the Economic Sentiment Indicator (ESI) increased by 1.4 points in both the euro area (to 106.3) and the EU (to 106.9).

Source: Cyprus News Agency.