Rome

Italians' spending power fell 0.8% in 2011

Istat says prices increased 2.9%, disposable income climbed 1.9%

Italians' spending power fell 0.8% in 2011

(ANSA) - Rome, October 4 - The spending power of households in recession-hit Italy dropped 0.8% last year, Istat said on Thursday. The national statistics agency explained that consumer prices climbed 2.9% in 2011 compared to the previous year, but the disposable income of Italian families only went up by 1.9%. Istat added that the propensity of Italians to save fell from 9.7% in 2010 to 8.8% in 2011.

Lascia il tuo commento

Condividi le tue opinioni su Gazzetta del Sud online

Caratteri rimanenti: 400

Le altre notizie

i più letti di oggi

Natalina tornava dal lavoro

Natalina tornava dal lavoro

di Salvatore De Maria