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How

Pakistani Households
are responding to inflation

Source: Household Panel Pakistan

Average Pakistani household expenditure has grown much faster (72%) compared to their income growth (61%)

Avg. Households Income /Month

Income/Month

Avg. Households Expense /Month

Income/Month

20,000 16,000 14,000 12,000 10,000 8,000 6,000 4,000


Expense per Month (PKR /Month) Income per Month (PKR/Month)

20,000 18,000 16,000 14,000 12,000 10,000 8,000 6,000 4,000

18,000

18,863 11,713

17,203 9,996

2,000
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2,000
-

2010

2012

2010

2012

Source: Household Panel Pakistan

Kitchen remain the biggest expenditure head, though declining from 47% to 45% and expenditure on Transportation, Cleaning & Savings (Investments) has seen an slight upward trend

2010
Health, 5% Cloth & Shoes, 5% Communicatio n, 6% Kitchen, 47% Cleaning, 6% Education, 7% Saving, 8% Utility, 11% Cleaning, 8% Education, 7% Saving, 9% Housing, 3% Entertainment, Other 2% expense, 0% Communicatio n, 8%

2012
Other Housing, 2% Entertainment, 3% expense, 0% Cloth & Health, 4% Shoes, 5%

Kitchen, 45%

Utility, 9%

Kitchen Cloth & Shoes

Utility Health

Saving Housing

Education Entertainment

Cleaning Other expense

Communication

Source: Household Panel Pakistan

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