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Household Expenditure Survey 2017/18
AVERAGE MONTHLY HOUSEHOLD EXPENDITURE*
Households spent an average of $4,906 a month on goods and services, an increase of 0.8
per cent per annum from the $4,724 in 2012 / 13.
Distribution Breakdown By Expenditure Category
In 2017/18, housing**, food and transport accounted for the largest shares of
monthly household expenditure. Collectively, they contributed to 62 per cent
of monthly household expenditure, slightly lower than the 65 per cent
recorded in 2012/13.
Average Monthly Household EXPENDITURE in 2017/18
BREAKDOWN BY TYPES OF GOODS AND SERVICES
Download the HES 2017/18 Publication for more data and analyses on
Singapore's household expenditure