Household Budget Survey

Periodicity of collecting and publishing data of the Household Budget Survey moved since 2015 from annual to multi-annual survey (it is conducted every second and third year). From 2005 to 2015, the Household Budget Survey was conducted on a regular annual basis. Due to the pandemic of the COVID-19 virus, the fieldwork on collecting data from the Household Budget Survey for 2020 has been stopped.

This release contains data received through the Household Budget Survey, which was conducted in the period from February 1, 2021 to January 31, 2022. The interviewing was done in 1 333 households on the territory of Montenegro.

The largest share in the total personal consumption of households at the level of Montenegro consists of expenditures for: Food and beverages (37.1%); Housing, water, electricity (15.1%). Expenditure on clothing and footwear amounted (9.8%); Transport (9.1%); Communications (6.1%); Health (4.9%); Other goods and services (4.5%); Furniture, housing and maintenance (4.4%); Alcoholic beverages and tobacco (3.4%); Restaurants and hotels (2.6%); Recreation and culture (1.7%) and Education (1.3%).