Germany - GFK maps purchase power - January 31, 2018

Research institute GFK has published its expectations on the distribution of per-capita purchasing power in 2018. The forecast stems from earlier calculations, with data the organisation’s purchasing power survey. According to the 2018 study, citizens have an annual 22,992 euro per person for consumer purchases, living expenses, recreation and saving. This amounts to a nominal per-person increase of 2.8% or 633 euro compared to 2017. While purchasing power is rising across all of the country, the western federal states continue to significantly outpace the eastern federal states. Among the many insights contained in the study is the fact that not all large cities have above-average purchasing power.   

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