Average Share of Food and Non-food Expenditures
Survey Year National Rural Urban
Food Non-food Food Non-food Food Non-food
*2016 47.7 52.3 50.49 49.51 42.59 57.41
2010 54.81 45.19 58.74 41.26 48.19 51.81
2005 53.8 46.2 58.6 41.5 45.2 54.8
2000 54.6 45.4 59.3 40.7 44.6 55.4
1995-96 57.7 42.3 62.4 37.6 46.3 53.7
1991-92 66.6 33.4 69.2 30.8 56.1 43.9
1988-89 65.5 34.2 67.6 32.4 56.1 43.9
1985-86 63.3 36.7 65.1 34.9 55.1 45.0
Source: HIES, 2005 by BBS
*The data for 2016 is from preliminary report on HIES published by BBS.