The Expenditure Index

The Visa Europe Expenditure Index provides a uniquely comprehensive and timely insight into the health of consumer spending in the UK.  Tracking actual spend on all Visa debit, credit and prepaid cards, this data is adjusted by Markit to allow for Visa card issuance, consumer payment preferences and inflation.



Download the new UK Expenditure Index for June 2014

Highlights:

  • Ninth month of year-on-year increase in annual spending (+0.6%), although down from +2.9% in April and +1.0% in May
  • Increased year-on-year spending in Online (+2.6%) and Face-to-Face (+1.1%)but a continued fall in in Mail/Telephone Order (-2.2%)
  • Strongest increase in Hotels, Restaurants and Bars (+7.9%), with increases in four of the eight broad categories including Food and Drink (+2.7%) and Clothing and Footwear (+2.0%)


Previous Expenditure Index Reports:

UK Expenditure Index May 2014 (PDF 0.5MB)

UK Expenditure Index April 2014 (PDF 0.5MB)

UK Expenditure Index March 2014 (PDF 0.5MB)

UK Expenditure Index February 2014 (PDF 0.5MB)

UK Expenditure Index January 2014 (PDF 0.5MB)

UK Expenditure Index December 2013 (PDF 0.5MB)

UK Expenditure Index November 2013 (PDF 0.5MB)

UK Expenditure Index October 2013 (PDF 0.5MB)

UK Expenditure Index September 2013 (PDF 0.5MB)

UK Expenditure Index August 2013 (PDF 0.6MB)

UK Expenditure Index July 2013 (PDF 0.6MB)

UK Expenditure Index June 2013 (PDF 0.6MB)

UK Expenditure Index May 2013 (PDF 0.6MB)



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