Table 57 : Average monthly expenditures of houselolds by type of expenditure, residence and sex of household head,1996
(baht/month)

Type of Expenditure

Whole Kingdom

Urban

Rural

Women

Men

Women

Men

Women

Men

Total

7,951

8,111

14,776

13,773

5,814

6,765

Food and Beverages

2,864

2,986

4,692

4,658

2,291

2,589

Tobbacco and Alcoholic Beverages

235

413

381

761

189

331

Clothing and Apparel

432

441

845

642

303

393

Housing (Include Rental Value of Home)

1,984

1,827

3,979

3,413

1,360

1,450

Medical Care Personal Services

583

557

861

906

496

744

Transport and Communication

1,333

1,440

2,943

2,530

830

1,182

Recreation, Reading and Education

395

359

955

821

220

250

Miscellaneous

124

88

220

46

126

98

 
Source: NSO; Household Socio-Economic Survey 1996.