ISTANBUL HAS HIGHEST SHARE IN HOUSING AND RENT EXPENSES

According to the results acquired from combined data set of 2016, 2017 and 2018 Household Budget Surveys; expenditures on housing and rent, food and non-alcoholic beverages and transportation had the largest part of total consumption expenditures. TR1 İstanbul Region had the highest share in expenditures on housing and rent with the rate of 29.5% where TRA North-East Anatolia Region had the lowest share with the rate of 21.4%.
 
TRC South-East Anatolia Region had the highest share in expenditures on food and non-alcoholic beverages with the rate of 26.9% where TR1 İstanbul Region had the lowest share, 15.6%.
 
TR5 West Anatolia Region and TR8 West Black Sea Region had the highest share with the rate of 19.9% and TRB Central-East Anatolia Region had the lowest share with the rate of 16.2% for transportation.
 
Where TR1 İstanbul Region had the highest share with the rate of 3.5%, TR9 East Black Sea Region had the lowest share with the rate of 1% for education. TR2 West Marmara Region had the highest share which was 2.7%, TRB Central-East Anatolia had the lowest share which was 1.2% in health expenditures.