In 2016, households in the Czech Republic spent 3.6% of household expenditure for clothing and footwear; which is one of the lowest shares in the EU.
Households in Estonia (6.8%) devoted the largest share of their total expenditure to clothing and footwear, followed by those in Portugal (6.3%), Italy (6.2%), Austria (6.1%), Lithuania (5.9%) and Latvia (5.8%), Eurostat data show.
At the opposite end of the scale, the lowest proportions were recorded in Bulgaria (3.2%), Romania (3.4% in 2015), the Czech Republic and Hungary (both 3.6%), Greece and France (both 3.8%), Ireland (3.9%) and Slovakia (4.0%), according to Eurostat.
In the Czech Republic, the share amounted to 3.4% in 2015, compared with 4.3% and 4.1% in 2005 and 2006, respectively.
18th October 2018
12th November 2018