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Household consumption expenditure in Ethiopia

Household expenditure of Ethiopia, 1970-2015

During 1970-2015 household expenditure of Ethiopia in current prices increased by 39.5 billion US dollars (in 20.5 times) to 41.5 billion US dollars; change occurred by 4.6 billion US dollars by increasing of people by 69.3 million, as well as by 34.8 billion US dollars by increasing of household expenditure per capita by 350.4 US dollars. The average annual growth of household expenditure of Ethiopia was 0.88 billion US dollars or 6.9%. The average annual growth of household expenditure of Ethiopia in constant prices was 4.1%. Share in the world decreased by 0.0062%. Share in Africa declined by 0.57%. Minimal household expenditure was in 1970 (2.0 billion US dollars). Maximal household expenditure was in 2015 (41.5 billion US dollars).

During 1970-2015 household expenditure per capita in Ethiopia rose by 350.4 US dollars (in 6.2 times) to 417.4 US dollars. The average annual growth of household expenditure per capita in current prices was 7.8 US dollars or 4.1%.

Household expenditure of Ethiopia, 1970

Household expenditure of Ethiopia in 1970 was worth 2.0 billion US dollars, ranked 63rd in the world and was on par with household expenditure of Sri Lanka (2.1 bln. US dollars), household expenditure of Ecuador (2.1 bln. US dollars), household expenditure of D.R. of the Congo (2.1 bln. US dollars). Share of Ethiopia in the world household expenditure was 0.10%.

Household expenditure per capita in Ethiopia in 1970 was 67.1 US dollars, ranked 174th in the world and was on par with household expenditure per capita in Oman (71.7 US dollars), household expenditure per capita in Chad (69.2 US dollars), household expenditure per capita in El Salvador (69.2 US dollars), household expenditure per capita in Burkina Faso (68.6 US dollars), household expenditure per capita in Comoros (67.9 US dollars), household expenditure per capita in Indonesia (66.5 US dollars), household expenditure per capita in Sudan (64.9 US dollars), household expenditure per capita in Burundi (63.5 US dollars). Household expenditure per capita in Ethiopia was less than household expenditure per capita in the World (531.2 US dollars) by 464.1 US dollars.

Comparison of household expenditure in Ethiopia and the neighbors in 1970. Household expenditure of Ethiopia was greater than household expenditure of Kenya (1.7 billion US dollars), household expenditure of Sudan (0.9 billion US dollars), household expenditure of Somalia (0.3 billion US dollars), household expenditure of Djibouti (0.0 billion US dollars). Household expenditure per capita in Ethiopia was greater than household expenditure per capita in Sudan (64.9 US dollars), but was less than household expenditure per capita in Djibouti (299.5 US dollars), household expenditure per capita in Kenya (152.1 US dollars), household expenditure per capita in Somalia (79.9 US dollars).

Comparison of household expenditure in Ethiopia and leaders in 1970. Household expenditure of Ethiopia was less than household expenditure of the United States (647.7 billion US dollars) in 320.8 times, household expenditure of Germany (120.2 billion US dollars) in 59.6 times, household expenditure of Japan (99.6 billion US dollars) in 49.3 times, household expenditure of the United Kingdom (86.2 billion US dollars) in 42.7 times, household expenditure of China (49.0 billion US dollars) in 24.3 times. Household expenditure per capita in Ethiopia was greater than household expenditure per capita in China (60.7 US dollars) by 10.5%, but was less than household expenditure per capita in the United States (3 091.9 US dollars) in 46.1 times, household expenditure per capita in the United Kingdom (1 550.2 US dollars) in 23.1 times, household expenditure per capita in Germany (1 534.5 US dollars) in 22.9 times, household expenditure per capita in Japan (960.6 US dollars) in 14.3 times.

Potential household expenditure of Ethiopia in 1970. With household expenditure per capita at the level of the United States (3 091.9 US dollars), household expenditure of Ethiopia would be 93.1 billion US dollars, it is in 46.1 times more than the actual level. With household expenditure per capita at the level of the World (531.2 US dollars), household expenditure of Ethiopia would be 16.0 billion US dollars, it is in 7.9 times more than the actual level. With household expenditure per capita at the level of Djibouti (299.5 US dollars), as the best neighbor, household expenditure of Ethiopia would be 9.0 billion US dollars, it is in 4.5 times more than the actual level. With household expenditure per capita at the level of Africa (169.9 US dollars), household expenditure of Ethiopia would be 5.1 billion US dollars, it is in 2.5 times more than the actual level. With household expenditure per capita at the level of Eastern Africa (123.5 US dollars), household expenditure of Ethiopia would be 3.7 billion US dollars, it is by 84.2% more than the actual level.

Household expenditure of Ethiopia, 2015

Household expenditure of Ethiopia in 2015 was equal to 41.5 billion US dollars, ranked 71st in the world and was on par with household expenditure of Angola (44.2 bln. US dollars), household expenditure of Lebanon (42.4 bln. US dollars). Share of Ethiopia in the world household expenditure was 0.097%.

Household expenditure per capita in Ethiopia in 2015 was worth 417.4 US dollars, ranked 201st in the world and was on par with household expenditure per capita in Guinea-Bissau (435.9 US dollars), household expenditure per capita in Gambia (430.4 US dollars), household expenditure per capita in Togo (428.0 US dollars). Household expenditure per capita in Ethiopia was less than household expenditure per capita in the World (5 813.3 US dollars) by 5 395.9 US dollars.

Comparison of household expenditure in Ethiopia and the neighbors in 2015. Household expenditure of Ethiopia was greater than household expenditure of Eritrea (3.8 billion US dollars), household expenditure of Djibouti (1.2 billion US dollars), household expenditure of Somalia (1.0 billion US dollars), but was less than household expenditure of Sudan (74.4 billion US dollars), household expenditure of Kenya (50.3 billion US dollars). Household expenditure per capita in Ethiopia was greater than household expenditure per capita in Somalia (90.1 US dollars), but was less than household expenditure per capita in Sudan (1 849.4 US dollars), household expenditure per capita in Djibouti (1 301.5 US dollars), household expenditure per capita in Kenya (1 092.3 US dollars), household expenditure per capita in Eritrea (727.4 US dollars).

Comparison of household expenditure in Ethiopia and leaders in 2015. Household expenditure of Ethiopia was less than household expenditure of the United States (12 283.7 billion US dollars) in 296.1 times, household expenditure of China (4 251.4 billion US dollars) in 102.5 times, household expenditure of Japan (2 479.1 billion US dollars) in 59.8 times, household expenditure of the United Kingdom (1 857.7 billion US dollars) in 44.8 times, household expenditure of Germany (1 814.4 billion US dollars) in 43.7 times. Household expenditure per capita in Ethiopia was less than household expenditure per capita in the United States (38 175.0 US dollars) in 91.4 times, household expenditure per capita in the United Kingdom (28 704.8 US dollars) in 68.8 times, household expenditure per capita in Germany (22 486.4 US dollars) in 53.9 times, household expenditure per capita in Japan (19 586.5 US dollars) in 46.9 times, household expenditure per capita in China (3 089.6 US dollars) in 7.4 times.

Potential household expenditure of Ethiopia in 2015. With household expenditure per capita at the level of the United States (38 175.0 US dollars), household expenditure of Ethiopia would be 3 793.2 billion US dollars, it is in 91.4 times more than the actual level. With household expenditure per capita at the level of the World (5 813.3 US dollars), household expenditure of Ethiopia would be 577.6 billion US dollars, it is in 13.9 times more than the actual level. With household expenditure per capita at the level of Sudan (1 849.4 US dollars), as the best neighbor, household expenditure of Ethiopia would be 183.8 billion US dollars, it is in 4.4 times more than the actual level. With household expenditure per capita at the level of Africa (1 306.0 US dollars), household expenditure of Ethiopia would be 129.8 billion US dollars, it is in 3.1 times more than the actual level. With household expenditure per capita at the level of Eastern Africa (564.7 US dollars), household expenditure of Ethiopia would be 56.1 billion US dollars, it is by 35.3% more than the actual level.

Size of household expenditure in Ethiopia

Household consumption expenditure in Ethiopia, bln. US dollars
Prices197019801990200020102015
current prices2.04.78.45.621.541.5
constant prices19702.02.62.93.39.812.2
20053.54.65.05.717.021.1
Picture. Ethiopia: household expenditure

household expenditure in Ethiopia and its neighbors, bln. $
Country197019801990200020102015
Sudan0.905.29.911.348.974.4
Kenya1.77.28.811.430.950.3
Ethiopia2.04.78.45.621.541.5
Eritrea0.511.83.8
Djibouti0.0480.190.310.450.701.2
Somalia0.280.510.711.50.780.97

household expenditure in Ethiopia and leaders, bln. $
Country197019801990200020102015
United States647.71 754.63 825.76 792.410 202.212 283.7
China49.0156.0197.3567.62 157.34 251.4
Japan99.6582.91 620.02 659.43 291.82 479.1
United Kingdom86.2363.0716.81 087.51 584.51 857.7
Germany120.2560.71 000.51 114.31 915.51 814.4
Ethiopia2.04.78.45.621.541.5

Growth of household expenditure in Ethiopia

Picture. Ethiopia: household expenditure, growth Picture. Ethiopia: household expenditure, growth

household expenditure per capita in Ethiopia

Picture. Ethiopia: household expenditure per capita Picture. Ethiopia: household expenditure per capita

household expenditure per capita in Ethiopia and its neighbors, $
Country197019801990200020102015
Sudan64.9269.7385.6324.21 058.91 849.4
Djibouti299.5538.3521.9624.2843.01 301.5
Kenya152.1442.2375.9368.1765.41 092.3
Eritrea143.5385.2727.4
Ethiopia67.1125.5163.983.6244.6417.4
Somalia79.983.9111.5201.081.490.1

household expenditure per capita in Ethiopia and leaders, $
Country197019801990200020102015
United States3 091.97 642.415 130.424 010.032 923.138 175.0
United Kingdom1 550.26 456.912 551.218 474.625 264.028 704.8
Germany1 534.57 173.812 671.313 605.823 814.222 486.4
Japan960.65 028.913 251.921 154.125 854.919 586.5
China60.7159.4170.7447.11 608.83 089.6
Ethiopia67.1125.5163.983.6244.6417.4

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