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Households income and savings and non-financial corporation profits

In the fourth quarter of 2011 the gross household saving rate (defined as gross saving divided by gross disposable income, with the latter being adjusted for the change in the net equity of households in pension funds reserves) was 12.1%, compared with 11.8% in the previous quarter and with 12.9% in the fourth quarter of 2010.

In the fourth quarter of 2011 and compared with the previous quarter, gross disposable income of households increased by 0.5% while final consumption expenditure increased by 0.1%. Compared with the fourth quarter of 2010 gross disposable income of households increased by 1.1%, while final consumption expenditure increased by 1.9%. Gross disposable income of households in real terms declined by 0.3% compared with the previous quarter, and by 1.9% compared with the fourth quarter of 2010.

In the fourth quarter of 2011, the gross investment rate of households (defined as gross fixed capital formation divided by gross disposable income, with the latter being adjusted for the change in the net equity of households in pension funds reserves) was 9.9%, compared with 10% both in the previous quarter and in the fourth quarter of 2010.

In the fourth quarter of 2011 and compared with the previous quarter, gross fixed capital formation (GFCF) of households declined by 0.3%.

The gross profit share of non-financial corporations (defined as gross operating surplus divided by gross value added) was 40.3% in the fourth quarter of 2011, compared with 41.2% in the fourth quarter of 2010. Compared with the third quarter of 2011, the profit share declined by 0.6 percentage points: gross operating surplus of non-financial corporations, in fact, declined by 3% while gross value added decreased by 1.5%.

The gross investment rate of non-financial corporations (defined as gross fixed capital formation divided by gross value added ) was 21.8%, compared with 22.3% both in the previous quarter and in the fourth quarter of 2010. In the fourth quarter of 2011 the GFCF decreased by 3,5% compared with the previous quarter and by 2.4% compared with the fourth quarter of 2010.

tags:
consumptions, expenditure, household, income, income savings and profits, institutions, investments, saving, statistics flash
theme:
Households economic conditions, National accounts
document typology:
Press release
Reference period
IV quarter 2011
Date of publication
5 April 2012
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