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The Austrian technical consumer goods market made a good start in 2018


GfK TEMAX® results for Austria, Q1 2018

Vienna, May 8th, 2018 – In the first quarter of 2018, the Austrian consumer goods market (TCG) grew by + 6.1% compared to the first quarter of 2017.

Except for Consumer Electronics (CE) all sectors show a positive development. Especially Telecommunication (Telco) and Information Technology (IT) performed well with double digit growth.

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Table summary

Austria Q1 2018
Q2 2017 M. EUR Q3 2017 M. EUR Q4 2017 M. EUR Q1 2018 M. EUR Q1 2018 / Q1 2017 / +/- % Q1 2018 M. EUR Q1 2018 / Q1 2017 +/- %
Consumer Electronics (CE) 150 152 229 156 -8.2% 156 -8.2%
Photography (PH) 39 38 45 35 4.0% 35 4.0%
Major Domestic Appliances (MDA) 219 243 263 226 0.9% 226 0.9%
Small Domestic Appliances (SDA) 113 115 164 126 1.3% 126 1.3%
Information Technology (IT) 228 254 343 289 10.9% 289 10.9%
Telecommunications (TC) 284 315 465 319 16.7% 319 16.7%
Office Equipment & Consumables (OE) 70 66 79 82 7.5% 82 7.5%
GfK TEMAX® Austria 1,103 1,183 1,589 1,233 6.1% 1,233 6.1%

Economic data 2017

Austria
  • 2.9
    GDP growth in %
  • 47,290
    GDP per capita in USD
  • 5.5
    Unemployment rate in %
  • 2.2
    Inflation rate, avg. consumer prices in %
  • 3,870,408
    Number of households
  • 50,797
    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; Updated: 5 May 2018
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