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RBI explained

Appendix

    Poorest Second Third Fourth Fifth Sixth Seventh Eight Ninth Richest All
1 Food & non-alcoholic drinks 15% 16% 14% 12% 12% 11% 11% 10% 9% 7% 11%
2 Alcoholic drinks, tobacco & narcotics 4% 3% 3% 3% 2% 2% 3% 2% 2% 2% 2%
3 Clothing & footwear 3% 4% 4% 4% 4% 4% 4% 5% 5% 5% 4%
4 Housing(net), fuel & power 24% 21% 19% 17% 15% 14% 12% 11% 9% 8% 13%
5 Household goods & services 7% 5% 6% 7% 5% 6% 4% 5% 5% 5% 5%
6 Health 1% 1% 1% 1% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1%
7 Transport 7% 7% 10% 11% 10% 12% 11% 11% 12% 12% 12%
8 Communication 3% 3% 4% 3% 3% 3% 3% 3% 2% 2% 3%
9 Recreation & culture 8% 10% 11% 10% 12% 11% 11% 12% 12% 12% 12%
10 Education 2% 1% 0% 1% 0% 1% 1% 1% 1% 3% 1%
11 Restaurants & hotels 6% 6% 6% 7% 7% 7% 8% 8% 8% 9% 8%
12 Miscellaneous goods & services 6% 7% 7% 7% 7% 7% 7% 8% 7% 8% 7%
1-12 All expenditure groups 87% 85% 85% 83% 80% 79% 79% 79% 76% 75% 79%
13 Other expenditure items 8% 9% 9% 11% 12% 13% 13% 13% 14% 16% 13%
  Mortgages 5% 6% 6% 6% 8% 8% 9% 9% 10% 10% 8%
  Total expenditure 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%