Figure 5 Personal Consumption Expenditures as a Fraction of Total Personal Consumption Expenditures

Figure 5
Personal Consumption Expenditures as a Fraction of Total Personal Consumption Expenditures

United States
Percent personal consumption expenditure shares

Figure showing percent personal consumption expenditure shares on housing; food, beverages and tobacco; and transport for the U.S. from 1950 to 1995

United Kingdom
Percent personal consumption expenditure shares

Figure showing percent personal consumption expenditure shares on housing; food, beverages and tobacco; and transport for the United Kingdom from 1970 to 1995

Netherlands
Percent personal consumption expenditure shares

Figure showing percent personal consumption expenditure shares on housing; food, beverages and tobacco; and transport for the Netherlands from 1970 to 1995

France
Percent personal consumption expenditure shares

Figure showing percent personal consumption expenditure shares on housing; food, beverages and tobacco; and transport for France from 1970 to 1995

West Germany
Percent personal consumption expenditure shares

Figure showing percent personal consumption expenditure shares on housing; food, beverages and tobacco; and transport for West Germany from 1970 to 1995

Italy
Percent personal consumption expenditure shares

Figure showing percent personal consumption expenditure shares on housing; food, beverages and tobacco; and transport for Italy from 1970 to 1995

Note: Arrows indicate a motorization rate of 0.30 cars per capita (about 0.85 cars per household), at which nearly all households own and operate an automobile on average.

Sources: U.S. Department of Commerce (various years) and Eurostat (various years)