More than half of Ukrainian expenses - food (infographics)

Last year, more than half the costs of buying plastic cards residents of Ukraine fell on purchases at grocery stores and supermarkets. This conclusion Privat experts analyzing the volume of payment for goods in a network of POS-terminals in retail bank etc.ochkah Ukraine. "Today Privat largest network of trading terminals in Ukraine, so the results of research on non-cash expenses are representative of Ukrainian and reflect the general trend of the entire market - said Deputy Chairman Privat Roman Neginsky. - Given that in 2014 over the network Privatin Ukrainian bank cards paid 1.5 times more purchases than in 2013, data from the card costs reflect the real distribution of Ukrainian budget. " Following the 2014 share make purchases in grocery stores and supermarkets account for 51% of the total cost plastic card holders, while spending Ukrainianfood over 2013 year declined slightly - by 1.6% (infographics). At the same time the share of expenditure on household appliances and electronics has not changed and is 13% of the budget of the average Ukrainian. Unlike trendy gadgets and technology, much less become Ukrainian spend on clothes and shoes, in 2013 - 10.4% and in 2014 -9.5%. Almost a tenth of the cost Ukrainian family budget in 2014 accounted for payment of motor fuel. The share of the cards at gas stations is 6.5%, an increase compared to 2013 year by 1.4%. A close five most costly items as expenditures spending on health and medicines, in 2014, 5.8% etc.oty 3.9% in 2013. Last year, residents of Ukraine slightly increased share of spending on entertainment and restaurants - from 4.3 to 4.7%, but lowered the cost of household goods from 3.3% to 2.8%. Also last year, decreased costs for furniture and building materials - from 3.8% to 3.5%, but the share of spending on jewelery - from 1.4% to 1.6% of the total aboutsyahu non-cash expenses.