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The Austrian technical consumer goods market remained positive in fourth quarter of 2017

GfK TEMAX® results for Austria, Q4 2017

Vienna, February 12th, 2018 – In the fourth quarter of 2017, the Austrian consumer goods market (TCG) grew by + 1.4% compared to the fourth quarter of 2016.

Except for Consumer Electronics (CE) and Small Domestic Appliances (SDA), all sectors show a positive development. Especially Telecommunication (Telco) and Information Tech-nology (IT) are notably increasing.

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Austria Q4 2017
Q1 2017 M. EUR Q2 2017 M. EUR Q3 2017 M. EUR Q4 2017 M. EUR Q4 2017 / Q4 2016 / +/- % Q1-Q4 2017 M. EUR Q1-Q4 2017 / Q1-Q4 2016 +/- %
Consumer Electronics (CE) 173 154 155 233 -16.8% 715 -10.1%
Photography (PH) 34 39 38 45 1.2% 156 3.5%
Major Domestic Appliances (MDA) 224 219 243 263 1.5% 950 3.2%
Small Domestic Appliances (SDA) 125 113 115 164 -1.5% 516 2.0%
Information Technology (IT) 260 228 254 343 4.8% 1,086 2.4%
Telecommunications (TC) 274 284 315 465 12.4% 1,338 7.2%
Office Equipment & Consumables (OE) 69 64 60 72 0.3% 264 1.3%
GfK TEMAX® Austria 1,159 1,100 1,180 1,587 1.4% 5,025 1.7%

Economic data 2016

Austria
  • 1.5
    GDP growth in %
  • 44,498
    GDP per capita in USD
  • 6.1
    Unemployment rate in %
  • 0.8
    Inflation rate, avg. consumer prices in %
  • 3,764,064
    Number of households
  • 51,399
    Purchasing power per household in EUR
Data for GDP, unemployment and inflation rate by World Bank, IMF, ILO, National statistics portals; Data for number of households and purchasing power by GfK GeoMarketing
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