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Average Indian’s monthly expense: 40% on food, 4% on education

Yesterday’s luxuries are today’s necessities. Essentials and aspirational needs like telecommunication, electricity and eating out account for about 30% of the total spending of an average Indian now.

union-budget Updated: Feb 29, 2016 10:57 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Yesterday’s luxuries are today’s necessities.
Yesterday’s luxuries are today’s necessities.(Shutterstock)
         

Essentials and aspirational needs like telecommunication, electricity and eating out account for about 30% of the total spending of an average Indian now.

This is how an average household spends Rs 10,000 a month.

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Charts by Harry Stevens, Research by HT Business Desk

First Published: Feb 28, 2016 18:17 IST